We had been driving for what seemed like ages. The intention was to get home ASAP. My fever was climbing higher. I knew my illness, Behcet’s Disease, was raging out of control and I had to reach medical care.
Buried traumas create wounds that scar us, prevent us from living our best lives, from thriving, and from shining brightly inside and out.
When the body is chronically overwhelmed with adrenaline and cortisol due to constantly being in fight-flight-or-freeze (chronic trauma, stress, abuse), the immune system kicks into overload and chronic illness, particularly autoimmune dysfunction, takes hold.