Today, I'm so grateful for my disease and the constant struggles it has brought into my life. I'm stronger than Crohn's disease and it took going through hell for me to realize that for myself. Now I use what I have learned through the many hardships and tough lessons I've experienced throughout my life to help others find a way out of the darkness.
Book Review: Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott
When someone tells you, "You're just lucky," and dismisses all your hard work and dedication.
Don't let pain keep you from the life you want.
Acknowledging their pain doesn't devalue yours.