Saying no to the little things is relatively easy, if you know why you’re doing it. Meeting requests, coffee dates and birthday parties can all be declined with no repercussions and nothing will important will be missed. It just comes down to consistency and focusing on your goals. I’ve always been good at this but have just found out how hard it is to turn down a big opportunity.
Living with a chronic illness has a huge impact on your life. It pushes you to your very limits and then pushes you a little further.
Living with Ulcerative Colitis for the past seven years has been a test and it’s only now since I’ve worked up the courage to talk about it that I’ve truly spent the time reflecting on my journey.