Chronic illness takes many things, but it teaches many things too. I have learned that life should be lived urgently, acceptance is vital to spiritual connection, and that I am more than my body. Power was found in the most unexpected place. Sometimes it takes a thief to show us just how resilient we are.
Don't let one day get too far away from you. That's the other piece of why I started clowning… I really had no idea how much life I was looking at. We all take the fact for granted that we have endless amounts of days. Make sure that you're doing the things that are important that you've always wanted to do.