VERY true! Who still asks how you're doing even when they know your answer will be the same? It takes a very special and loving friend to do that. Many friends and family members do not. They stop asking after some time, yet we're still suffering and in pain. It often feels that our loved ones forget about us and the life we must live. One simple question can make us feel better and loved.
Autoimmune disease wreaks havoc on what could otherwise be a perfectly healthy body. I'm working on getting strong and healthy again, 2 months after I accidentally ingested gluten. Only other autoimmune sufferers know the frustration of having your own body turn its defences against you.