I’m taking Cass’ challenge. Thank you for this, my friend.
You all obviously know about the irritating assumption that we are not sick, because we don’t LOOK sick.
People associate illness with common physical effects like pale skin, an agonised facial expression, weight loss, tubes coming out of our noses, a tumor or wound that is VISIBLE.
What does Chronic Illness look like?
What do our symptoms look like?
N O T H I N G.
They are I N V I S I B L E.
They cannot be seen, but are very much REAL.
So, lets set the story straight once and for all.
THIS is the face of Chronic Illness:
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