I Feel Like I'm More
This is a song that I wrote in the first person perspective of a person with a chronic illness; I tried to express a few themes that I saw were common experiences.
The first is the invisibility of certain illnesses – some patients don’t outwardly appear to have an illness or disability and the casual observer would think that they look healthy.
The second idea I wanted to convey is that learning to live with a chronic illness is a process. It has been described as life before the diagnosis, and life after, with the latter never the same as it was before.
Finally, I wanted to include an empowering message – that the disease does not define the person and the patient is more than his or her illness.