I Am Struggling With My Illness

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    I have a rare brain disease

    and will be dead within a year. I am terrified, like it doesn't feel real knowing in a years time I'll be gone forever. It gives me comfort though knowing that my friends will be there for my little brother who I am the guardian of.
    Amber2694 Amber2694
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Aug 11, 2015

    Possible Inherited Metabolic Illness

    I am a 34-year-old independent woman. I am strong and self-sufficient in many important ways. However, I struggle with a possible inherited metabolic disorder (along with my younger brother who was a very sick child and an older sister who is very sick now, both with the same...
    Mavety Mavety
    31-35, F
    Sep 9, 2012

    Every Day

    I get so tired of having to watch carefully every morsel of food.  It is a constant struggle.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    Apr 13, 2010

    Asbestos has made the past three months the

    worst I've possibly ever experienced. Words can't even explain it. I miss the days when I was healthy and weightlifting. I never thought this would happen to me. I can't talk about in length any more because nobody believes me.
    mimisnowball mimisnowball
    22-25, M
    Aug 12, 2015
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