General Non-Fiction posted June 8, 2024

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Finding strength

Chronic Illness

by Nicole Schmidt

My chronic illness journey has been a long, winding road of ups and downs. It started with a diagnosis of Ulcerative Colitis that changed my life forever. Since then, I've faced countless doctor's appointments, medication trials, and unpredictable symptoms. Some days, I feel like myself again, while others are spent in bed, exhausted. Despite the challenges, I've learned to adapt and find strength in resilience. I've discovered support in loved ones, online communities, and self-care practices. My journey has taught me to appreciate small victories and cherish life's beauty, even on the toughest days. I continue to push forward, seeking balance and hope.

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