Heir Game Plan
Day-to-day living and what's "normal" for you likely changed with your diagnosis. Experience also indicates that diagnosed eyes see things differently. Accepting the change can be a difficult process. When accomplished, it permits you to move forward.
An issue for everyone is who to tell about your health condition, as well as when and how much. There are factors to consider to help make the decisions.
Emotional ups and downs are normal. Watch for the continuing down known as depression. Emotions are discussed in greater detail in Emotional Well Being.
No matter what the state of your condition, if you're physically up to it, you can eat out, travel and continue your old normal activities such as dating and sex. Activities may need more planning and caution.
Exercise and nutrition change from "a good thing to do" to major weapons in your arsenal to create the healthiest body with which to fight illness and lessen the chance of additional illnesses.
Keeping track of a bunch of details, and time, are more important than ever. This is a good time to look at how things in your life are organized to see if you can make them better.
Volunteering and giving charity also take on new meaning. You'll help yourself as much as you'll help other people. Also consider getting or extending your education.
In case you need them, there are an amazing array of devices and equipment to make your life easier, as well as lots of tips for looking your best and enjoying sex.