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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.

"She doesn't fake being ill, she fakes being okay," GET THAT EVERYONE? It sucks, and it's so hard, but it's what we chronic lyme sufferers have to do.

Understanding Invisible Illness

“But You Don’t Look Sick!” - Understanding Invisible Illness

Victoria Abbott-Fleming, the founder of a web site called Burning Nights, shared with us the infographic below. Burning Nights is a charity based in the UK supporting sufferers of complex regiona…

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.

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

15 Things not to say to someone with a chronic illness or invisible illness

15 Things not to say to someone with a chronic illness or invisible illness

- 15 Things not to say to someone with a chronic illness or invisible illness. [Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS)

Health is a crown only the sick can see

HAE, Hereditary Angioedema, chronic illness, inherited disorder, not an allergy.

At 41 the doctor said you have the neck of a 70 year old! True story. Chronic pain doesnt end. Im 55 and still disabled. Hypothyroidism Revolution... http://hypothyroidism-revolution-h.blogspot.com?prod=LLe3UoGI

Chronic illnesses don't discriminate by age. It's important to be aware and informed about chronic illnesses and their symptoms.

What it's like to have a chronic illness

What You Didn't See When You Called Me Weak

If we had the choice, we would never cancel plans. | 19 Things People With Chronic Pain Want You To Know

19 Things People With Chronic Pain Want You To Know

from the amazing  gastrogof*ckyourself.tumblr.com[picture of a cross-eyed Siamese cat’s head against a gyronny (a triangle-sectioned background) with six shades of blue. Top line of text reads: I’m constantly torn between “I can’t let this disease rule my life” || Bottom line of text reads: and “I have to listen to my body and do w

from the amazing brume.tk [picture of a cross-eyed Siamese cat’s head against a gyronny (a triangle-sectioned background) with six shades of blue. Top line of text reads: You know that feeling when.

I'm a Doctor With Chronic Illness. Here Are 12 Things I Wish People Knew.

I'm a Doctor With Chronic Illness. Here Are 12 Things I Wish People Knew.

A doctor who has chronic illness and treats patients with chronic illnesses shares what she wishes others knew.