We wish it away while desperately clinging to it -- hoping to grip it tightly within the safety of our entangled fingers. But time is not ours to keep -- it's untamable and the very currency for which we trade to write the story of our unique and beautiful lives.
Dr. Maya Shetreat-Klein is a New York-based pediatric neurologist who, through her own son's mysterious illness at one year old that caused a sudden delay his development, began to uncover the surprising roles food play in many modern childhood (and adult) ailments.
I will always be grateful to my former husband for keeping his word about having a child and allowing me to make the decision to give up this dream. Quietly and repeatedly, he asked how I could raise a child when I struggled to take care of myself. Eventually I realized he was right.
I propose there are three main components that determine the difference between empowerment and helplessness consciousness during adversity: Especially important when dealing with the challenges of an illness.