Dealing with Illness and Disability in a Loved One

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There are so many invisible victims in the shadow of suffering.  It has taken me many years, too many years in fact, to realize just how difficult it must be for those of you that make up mysupport system, those of you who must watch me fall time and time again.  I don’t have much experience being on that side of the fence, but I am capable of recognizing that it would be devastating and scary as hell.  Our story is no different from yours or your neighbor’s or your great uncle’s in Arkansas.  At some point in your life you or someone you love will fall down, and you’ll have to be the one to help them back up.  Unfortunately, bad fortune is universal,and it certainly doesn’t play favorites.

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