That may sound hard-hearted, but my PRIORITY is to manage my energy, and dealing with whining people is not a good use of my energy. My recommendation is to BE POPEYE: I am who I am (I yam who I yam) with no excuses. I can't worry about how someone else feels; I can be sure not to hurt someone intentionally, but I YAM WHAT I YAM, and what I yam is a person with low energy.
Christina shared a poem with us that I'm reprinting here with her permission:
A Poem About My MS
Thanks to EVERYONE for sharing your stories of disappointment. Thanks for the honesty and the open hearts. I learned a lot from you.
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