Staying Positive during my husband’s Crohn’s flare up

When we long for life without difficulties remind us that oaks grow strong

I woke up today with a feeling of dread and everything seemed bleak. My husband is in a pretty severe flare up of his Crohn’s disease. A few days ago he had a partial bowel obstruction that almost landed him in the hospital. He continues to have a lot of pain and exhaustion.

Living with a spouse that has chronic illness is challenging to be sure. It is hard to stand by and feel so helpless when someone you love is suffering and in pain. Sometimes I get tired and weary from the stress and worry. Which is why it is even more important for me to take really good care of myself. I need to be there for my husband and son, and can’t do that if I let myself get down. Continue reading “Staying Positive during my husband’s Crohn’s flare up”