Dear Chronic Illness – has anyone told you that Christmas is coming?

Dear Chronic Illness, has anyone told you that Christmas is coming? The sentiments from 2018 still stand in 2019…….

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Dear Chronic Illness,

Has anyone told you that Christmas is coming?

It is such a busy time of the year when everyone is supposed to be jolly, enjoying the madness of Christmas shopping, wrapping gifts and dressing for parties.  You probably don’t know, but food and drink play a huge role in the festivities – meals out with loved ones, chocolates and nuts, mince pies and egg nog, Christmas cake and plum pudding.  The television is overflowing with chefs telling us how to prepare for a magnificent feast timed to perfection.

Christmas dinner

Shop fronts and homes are transformed into a winter wonderland as decorations and lights sparkle.  The smell of a real Christmas tree invades the crevices of many a house, this one included.  The sights, sounds, tastes and smells of this time of year can be truly wonderful – glitter and glamour, carols and Michael Buble, cinnamon and nutmeg, mincemeat…

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One thought on “Dear Chronic Illness – has anyone told you that Christmas is coming?

  1. Great post to re-share, Claire. “My limitations will become my strength as I enjoy a slower, quieter but no less precious time with loved ones” – I love this part!
    Wishing you, hubby & kids a very Merry Christmas! 🎄I hope it can be as low pain as possible, with no major disasters/hospital trips/excessive dislocations/etc (wishful thinking but you never know 😉)
    Sending lots of love,
    Caz xxxx

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