Sick is sick I don’t care how you got there

This morning while I did a quick workout on the exercise bike I perused Facebook.  I saw a status update from a friend dealing with a chronic illness that said he was insulted by people calling addiction to alcohol and other drugs an illness.  I knew right away, at 6:55 a.m., that I was going to have to write a post about it because I wholeheartedly disagree.  I have two immediate family members suffering from serious and debilitating chronic illnesses.  I understand chronic illness.  It’s close to my heart.  I know how the trials they face each and everyday and … Read more…