Reblog – Acts of Kindness

Acts of Kindness, random or otherwise, go a long way to brighten anyone’s day, but in the case of people with chronic illness, they can be life changing.

Lydia!

My Medical Musings

Living with a Chronic Disease, can at times, feel isolating and an ongoing test of endurance. You never know what great mountain awaits you when you first open your eyes every morning.

That’s providing you were able to sleep in the first place of course, as pain and discomfort so often try to envelope you through the night.

I regularly write about how the small, joyful moments in life mean so much. The hot cup of mid morning coffee on the back deck, the birds singing, breakfast in bed brought to me by a loving husband every morning…… the list of little joys quickly add up, ensuring I have a bit of strength for the daily endurance test.

I’ve been contemplating lately how one of the most uplifting moments, especially to someone living with a chronic disease, is a simple “random act of kindness”.

It’s that unexpected moment, when often…

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