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…

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.

Health is a crown only the sick can see

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

~~~ OUR LIVES WITH AN INVISIBLE ILLNESS! ~~~ <3 https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153308712643537&set=a.10151330232438537.496567.606508536&type=1&theater

"I'm not lazy. I'm a fighter." Education around chronic illnesses needs to improve. Few people really know the hardships and struggles that people suffering from chronic illnesses have to deal with.

11 Confessions of Living with Chronic Invisible Illnesses - like fibromyalgia, arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome, adrenal fatigue, irritable bowel syndrome, anxiety, depression, etc.

Acupuncture For Peripheral Neuropathy

5 Essential Tips to Understanding Chronic Illness. Understanding YOUR body makes all the difference between surviving and THRIVING with chronic illness. Here are 5 steps I took to improve my health and you can too!

5 Essential Steps to Understanding Chronic Illness

5 Essential Tips to Understanding Chronic Illness. Understanding YOUR body makes all the difference between surviving and THRIVING with chronic illness. Here are 5 steps I took to improve my health and you can too!

I cried when I found this picture on FB, because it is so true. I never knew that driving 8 hours to see my husband would cause 5 years of pain, so far. I never knew something like this could happen.

Life with Rheumatoid Arthritis, Auto-Immune Disease, Fibromyalgia/Chronic Illness, Pulmonary Sarcoidosis, Hyperaldosteronism.

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

"It could be worse" is the wrong answer to a spoonie sharing their struggles with you. #Fibromyalgia #spoonie #ChronicIllness,

Wordless Wednesday: Preview of May Awareness Campaigns for Lupus and Fibromyalgia!

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.

steven said this to me a while ago when we were talking about endo. he goes "well I looked it up on google."

People have no idea how much that means to a chronically-ill person! It's really very touching. For someone to just acknowledge my illnesses and my pain means the world to me!

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