Gratitude

I have spent most of my life thinking that as I aged I would be the one taking care – of my partner who is 12 years older than I, of family members, and of beloved friends and mentors. I didn’t create a narrative of myself actually performing a caretaker’s tasks; I just always imagined myself happily cast in the caretaker’s role. For a while after my MS diagnosis, I made extraordinary attempts to keep…
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