"I’m shifting my energy from finding a cure to learning how to “live around” the illness, turning to people with debilitating conditions like fibromyalgia, lupus, and chronic fatigue syndrome–as well as to scientists, meditation teachers, and great thinkers–for instructions on how to manage painful symptoms. Here are a few gems I have picked up, tips on how to dance in the rain … and where to find the courage to try again tomorrow."
Thankfully, I don't have any of the illnesses listed above, but I do have osteoarthritis (knees), which is not much fun. My heart goes out to all people suffering chronic illness. I do believe, there are always ways of lessening our suffering and improving our condition, no matter what it is.