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Exactly how life is with this dreaded illness. Most of my friends have faded away because I never leave the house much because I have very few good days. Feels like I lost my life and turned into a shut in.

For a Sick Friend: First, Do No Harm

10 Commandments for Conversing with a Sick Friend by Letty Cottin Pogrebin, wsj: The natural human reaction is to feel awkward and upset in the face of illness, but unless we control those feelings and come up with an appropriate response, there's a good chance that we'll blurt out some cringe-worthy cliché, craven remark or blunt question that, in retrospect, we'll regret. #Sick_Friend

Open Letter from a Person with Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is chronic..... --- Most people cannot tell if a person has a chronic pain illness simply by looking at them. It is an "invisible" disability that people deal with everyday. Many people who do not feel the first-hand effects of chronic pain do not understand what is being dealt with.

29 Things Only Migraine Sufferers Understand

#Form says #list all #medications. Only three lines. #ChronicIllnessCat #DisabilityNinjas #Disability #ChronicIllness #ChronicPain #InvisibleIllness #DisabilityProblems