Just another day with Chronic Illness
Just wanted to introduce myself to the community - my name is Lexis, 25, living with multiple Chronic Illnesses. Just looking to relate to others. Have yet to meet people with the number of conditions I suffer with. That’s also kind’of hard when you spend most of your life in the hospital and home in bed due to some symptom from some illness. Not to forget, COVID, too. Being immunocompromised seriously makes life so much more difficult. Just going somewhere outside of your safe bubble (home) is a danger and puts you at risk. If I’m not home I’m usually at a doctor’s appointment. I’m sure many of you can relate. I get the simple cold or flu and 95% of the time that’s another admission in the books.
Currently dependent on a feeding tube for nutrition. Current heart monitor connected for a month to monitor my heart conditions. And a double lumen central line placed from time to time for medications & antibiotics. Extra measures used to simply use the bathroom (bowel movements) due to my body being unable on its own (lack of motility).
Anyway, this is not a pity post, I promise. Just looking for people that can relate to atleast some of my situations. I currently live alone..starting a new job soon and school. I’m very excited. Introduction pretty much over with.
Hope everyone has a fabulous day no matter your challenges ♥️
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