Ten years ago I was struck with two debilitating illnesses that tested my strength and forced me to re-invent myself. I started feeling sick, but I thought I needed to be busy to overcome my empty-nest syndrome. My daughters were away in college, so I worked harder for my clients. But inside, I was falling apart.
My husband took me to the emergency room with fever and chills that threatened to shatter my teeth. I was diagnosed with two incurable, auto-immune diseases. I was wallowing in self-pity. All the hardships I had endured to assimilate in my new life in America surfaced and overwhelmed my sense of well-being.
But I came from strong stock.
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