What I wish my illness could do in my absence

  • Go for a run in the hills
  • Climb a mountain
  • Watch the sunrise from a hilltop
  • Smell the wild flowers
  • Camp under the stars

  • Take a shower & wash my hair
  • Brush my teeth
  • Write a story
  • Illustrate my thoughts & ideas
  • Listen to music, sing & dance

  • Do yoga
  • Meditate
  • Call somebody
  • Step outside into sunlight

  • Play with my son
  • Make dinner for my family
  • Clean my house
  • Write a letter to a friend
  • Explore nature with my camera

  • Go for a walk down narrow side streets
  • Create videos to inspire confidence
  • Campaign positively for #challenge5alive
  • Ride my bike through a forest

  • Smile
  • Feel happy
  • Feel emotions above the numb line
  • Be there for someone else

  • Feel connected to society
  • Have a voice to promote equality
  • Have faith that it won’t always be this way