Monday, March 5, 2012

Quotes For A Lupus Sufferer

When you can't say something as well as someone else already has, blurt out a quote. Here are some quotes that are relevant to all patients dealing with a chronic illness. And anyone else who needs some words of wisdom. These are truly great quotes from incredible people.
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"To wish to be well is a part of becoming well" -Seneca

"Life is a sexually transmitted disease" -R. D. Laing

"The secret of happiness is freedom. The secret of freedom is courage" -Thucydides

"Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that life delivers. And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation might be, you can survive it." -Bill Cosby

"Limitations live only in our minds. But if we use our imaginations, our possibilities become limitless." -Jamie Paolinetti

"I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do." -Leonardo da Vinci

"Your lifestyle- how you live, eat, emote, and think- determines your health. To prevent disease, you may have to change how you live." -Brian Carter

"A hospital is no place to be sick." -Samuel Goldwyn

I believe that we can conquer Lupus in all of its forms. Mind over matter and sheer force of will are our only tools. Lupus is a war that we will win. We have everything we need to kill this thing. Sitting around waiting for things to happen to us is no way to go about getting better. We need eat like a health nut, exercise, laugh until we cry, and believe that we will be better soon. And we must remember that we aren't alone. There are millions of people who have a chronic illness, like Lupus. And there are millions more who know someone with Lupus or another chronic illness. An endless supply of support is there if we just reach out. -Megan McCarthy
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1 comment:

  1. Love:) so true. I want to cry reading all of theae