After months of exhaustion, arthritis, and sleeping more than 12 hours each day, doctors finally determined Sabrina had lupus. The condition was so painful that there were nights Sabrina went to bed believing she would never wake up.
Part of good mental health is having friends, people who can do life with you and offer support. This weekend we discuss the importance of friendships, how to make them and what does it take to be a good friend.
Our relationships with chronic pain – how we think about it and engage with it – can be healthy or unhealthy. We may not be able to completely stop pain, but we can learn to relate to it in ways that reduce it.