Avoiding the Folly of Comparison

Avoiding the Folly of Comparison

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Avoiding the Folly of Comparison

Being in a power wheelchair, getting fatigued more easily than the average person, and walking with a waddle-like gait are a few bullet points on a long list of Duchenne muscular dystrophy symptoms that make me self-conscious. But more than that, these realities of living with a rare disease cause me to compare myself to able-bodied people in my life more often than I’d like. Judging myself against friends who are dealing with completely different…

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