2017 is, many would argue is finally upon us.
It is the time for new calendars, new diaries, and for many the promise of a fresh start as if January 1st provides a clean slate, erasing all of our past mistakes and bad habits. As if the turn of a date on a calendar assures us that we will become entirely new and improved people.
It is also the year when lots of people make ambitious and unrealistic new year’s resolutions which will inevitably be broken before the beginning of February.
For those of us living with chronic illness, however, making new such resolutions can be especially difficult as, well, our lives are completely unpredictable. We wake each day not knowing how we are going to feel that day, or what we will be physically able or unable to do. One day we can be living a seemingly…
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