Newly Diagnosed? Here’s What to Expect Living With a Chronic Illness
If you’ve just been handed a diagnosis of a chronic illness, your head is probably spinning. From understanding what the heck your illness even is, to managing your medications, controlling your symptoms and explaining your condition to friends and family, there’s no shortage of new things to deal with following a difficult diagnosis. And while the topic of living with a chronic illness can span the length of many books (and it does!) here are a few of the major things you can expect to face in the next days, months and years.