With chronic illness, you’re mental state plays a huge role in not just how sick you will feel (or whether you will heal), but how you much you can enjoy you’re life and still be happy even when you’re in the thick of it.
With any illness, you’re going to go through setbacks – for me it’s the super fun glutenings that can happen at any time with celiac.
If you’re healing, you’re going to go through heavy detox periods that are as sucky as they sound.
You go through healing crises – a flare up of the pain/symptoms you get with the illness, and sometimes you’re even lucky enough to get the fever and flu-like symptoms which mean a breakthrough is happening. Read the rest of this post »