As said so well by my second daughter, Claudia, climbing a mountain is very similar to fighting a disease; there are many ups and downs along the way, but the goal is to never give up and to reach the summit. This I can say is done by "believing" and accepting the strength and support from the loved ones around you.
For many patients, the day doesn’t start productively. In fact, many times we are just trying to get our bodies going and survive the morning. This is what led us to add a section of our journal to track both your mental and physical wellness throughout the day. Making this habit will allow you to figure out what the best time of day is for YOU is.
The problem that many chronically ill patients have, is that we can’t be perfect and even if we have all the energy in the world, there are going to be days that our systems either get pushed aside or we just won’t be able to follow them for a variety of reasons.