Comparison Prevents Me From Treasuring My Progress

Comparison Prevents Me From Treasuring My Progress

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Comparison Prevents Me From Treasuring My Progress

Life with chronic illness is a constant game of comparison. I either compare myself with my healthy peers, or with other medically complex young people. Recently, I’ve found someone new to compare myself with: the healthy version of me that lives in a parallel universe. I’m currently responding well to my new treatment plan. This means enjoying the perks of being less symptomatic than usual. I’m working more hours, and surprisingly, I’m not paying the…

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