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Perhaps because my diagnosis was made at a point in time after one of the darkest periods of my life; that it almost seemed rather trivial by comparison.
Or perhaps the enormity of the issue had not (has not) quite settled in yet.
Maybe it's even more than that, maybe it's just the way I've always been...
I was just grateful it wasn't anything worse.
I was thankful that I have it at this point in time where there's much more known about it; and where you are actually empowered to be able to do something about it.
I was elated that there's still low calorie ice-cream to be had and life can still be artificially sweet for people shunned by sweet things!
Calamity seems to come in clumps. The past few years of my life were spent in grief of loosing loved ones;
Spent in emergency rooms, looking at time tick and life fade...
Spent seeing differing medical conditions come and go in 8 person wards, where my father was the longest living dying resident...
What is healthy in the face of all that?
What is the value and quality of life?
Those were questions I'd already visited.
I don't particularly like change, but I've always just learned to adapt and get on with it.
What I appreciate about a challenge in life is that it makes the dross fall away if you can rise up to meet it.
"Sometimes your life won't turn out how you plan it. It turns out how you work for it."
“I am more than my generational curses”
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