Oh, How I wish my family understood this.
Chronic Illness | Fibroymalgia
11 Confessions of Living with Chronic Invisible Illnesses - like fibromyalgia, arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome, adrenal fatigue, irritable bowel syndrome, anxiety, depression, etc.
Chronic illness and the loss of self identity
No matter how much other people or you blame yourself, you have to remember it's not your fault. It's ok to greive the loss of the life you once had but don't blame yourself.
That's how it is, unfortunately. Children get M.E., too, which is heartbreaking.
Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Auto-Immune Disease, Fibromyalgia/Chronic Illness, Pulmonary Sarcoidosis, Hyperaldosteronism. #spoonie
I've been in chronic pain for so long it actually doesn't get any easier!
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.
steven said this to me a while ago when we were talking about endo. he goes "well I looked it up on google."