December 23, 2012

Posted in Uncategorized at 7:33 am by Reva

Linds has written a wonderfully comprehensive guide for making the holidays easier for your loved ones who have chronic illnesses

Musings of a Dysautonomiac

Can you believe the holidays are upon us already?? Where does the time go? The holidays are a wonderful time of family and togetherness, but can also be a time of stress and frustration as well. If you’re already dealing with the stress and frustration of a chronic illness, holidays have the potential to be miserable.

This is my second holiday season since my dysautonomia diagnosis, so I’m not a rookie, but this is only my sophomore attempt. Last year went fine, and I’d like to think, unrealistically perhaps, that I’m a little wiser since then. Well, at least I’m a little older. Although I’d like to specifically ask my chronically ill readers (regardless of your illness) to chime in with their holiday tips, this post is primarily intended for caregivers and friends/family of those with chronic illnesses. I’d like to address a few holiday stresses to hopefully make this…

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  1. Lindsay said,

    Thanks so much for reposting!

    • Reva said,

      No problem. Thank you for the great post!

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