one day even those who judge may be faced with family, friends or themselves saying this....please be kind when you look at someone
Omfg yes... it takes me at least a day or two to recover from an outing
Being young and sick is sorta like being elderly, except we lack the reflection on all the great times and great things we did long ago. Instead, we watch our peers make the memories and strides they'll look back on fondly, bitterly observing and praying for our chance. Our time.
***Chronic Pain, TMJD and Invisible Illnesses
But You Don't Look Sick: An Open Letter About Life with an Invisible Illness
An open letter to those who believe people with an invisible illness are faking or lazy. It highlights the reality of living with an invisible illness. Life with chronic pain, mental illness and invisible illnesses
I hate it when people say, you look like you are feeling better when I am not. I am not "better". My chronic illnesses are my constant companions. Just because you don't see them doesn't mean they are gone.
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11 Confessions of Living with Chronic Invisible Illnesses - like fibromyalgia, arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome, adrenal fatigue, irritable bowel syndrome, anxiety, depression, etc.
Having invisible, chronic illness is hard enough. Being doubted, judged, or dismissed is overwhelming & heartbreaking :'(
Understanding invisible illnesses, such as #lupus, #rheumatoidarthritis, #fibromyalgia, etc. Invisible illnesses are very difficult to not only explain but to live with. The frustrating comment "But you look so good" is heard all too often. Hopefully this image can help clarify what is happening beneath the outward smiles. Mollysfund.org
10 ways you can support someone with a chronic or invisible illness. Do you have lupus or another invisible or chronic illness? In what ways can those around you support you best? Did we miss anything on this list? Please share your thoughts. www.mollsfund.org