Disability, Chronic Illness, and Passing Your Time

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Nothing to Do

For me, a chronically ill, disabled individual, there is a phrase that I can only speak to people like me. If you speak it, it has a different meaning.

“I have nothing to do.”

I recently lost a connection I had to a volunteer job. This job, though quite small, was my connection to the world. Now, I…