Post Edited (SickInCT) : 1/31/2009 11:30:26 AM (GMT-7)
I have thought about this alot. I know a number of people that have ended their relationships due to being "misunderstood." It would take an incredibly unselfish person to understand all that we go through with this illness (and others). I often wonder how I would let someone into this "world" without it having a negative affect on their own life. I mean, our futures are questionable and I guess they would have to understand that we need to take one day at a time.
On the other hand, no one (including me) wants to think that they will be alone forever because there is no such person out there. How sad that would be. A Lyme dating service, I think that would be great. I mean, at least we would all know what we were getting ourselves into! (: D
Yes, it is certainly very hard, maintaining some normal semblence of a social and love life. I like it, a lyme dating site...
LOL, 'my lyme bed time'. Know what you mean, I feel like I'm 80yrs sometimes.
This struggle with 'But you look so good, you can't possibly be so ill' is something I think about often. A few times I have told (traditional docs) that I wish I had a goiter or tumor to show. Of course they thought I was nuts. I do believe that that was when a doc told me that my positive spinal tap meant nothing and handed me a bottle of Cymbalta.
Forgot to ask you if you know there are some support groups in CT, are you linked with any of them?
Post Edited (Thea_ls) : 2/2/2009 8:34:54 AM (GMT-7)