How to be a good member of your community when you are chronically ill - Martha Grover

 

However, the problem that many chronically ill people face, is that suddenly, they’re only on the receiving end. They are the weak link. They become, against their will, the ones who are not “pulling their weight” so to speak, within a given community. And it may never change. There is a creeping horror of always being a “taker” and not a “giver.” What will happen? Will people get sick of me and my problems? How can I ever repay these debts?

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