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In Sickness & In Health: Living & Coping With A Spouse Who Has A Chronic Illness


I didn’t set out to fall in love with someone who was living with a chronic illness. I didn’t know all the challenges that we would personally have to endure despite the various articles I read. There were times I felt as a busy mom that I was tending to everyone’s needs for care and fulfillment while being lost in my own. There were a few times while laying on a cold chair in a hospital room struggling to get comfortable for rest that I felt alone. There were times despite my research and concern for how my husband was feeling I felt a bit of a disconnect because honestly I could never know the pain. I can recall moments were I felt overwhelmed and a bit frustrated following the demands of not only his health needs and concerns, but the needs of our children’s, and the management of the household responsibilities in crying with tears.