Welcome to WHL cma cecee. I'm really sorry you've had to deal with the tough row you've been given in life. It's good that you're still plugging away at it, determined to finish your schooling. Keep at it. I've found over the years that a true friend is the one that stays through it all with you. It might be a neighbor, school mate, or a relative. Just be who you are. It's difficult all the way around for a person with a chronic illness when dealing with other folks. I find that I often do not have enough patience with people who don't understand my situation. It's difficult to explain things in a concise manner without boring a person to tears (or scaring them that you might be "contagious"... lol), so I'll tend to push people away, so I don't have to deal with them and explainin things. That's not a good way to deal with folks though, either... Then there's the person who just doesn't want to hear it. Lately, I've been trying to give people the benefit of the doubt, and just smiling at them... Treasure your friends.
"There but for the grace of God, go I."
"... His mercy endureth for ever."