Life with chronic illness & pain                                                                                                                                                     More

The amount of money I've spent trying to fix my daily headaches/migraines/chronic pain is outrageous.

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.

I hate it when people say, you look like you are feeling better when I am not. My chronic illnesses are my constant companions.

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…

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.

but we still need to live Everyday strive to enjoy life. Days like today can SUCK IT though. Sick of flares and my inability to force my body to suck it up.

"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!

"It could be worse" is the wrong answer to a spoonie sharing their struggles with you. Yes, it could be worse, but it could sure be better!

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

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

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

18 Memes That Nail What It's Like to Live With Chronic Illness

18 Memes That Nail What It's Like to Live With Chronic Illness

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.

Started when I had just turned 26. Should've been the best time of my life. Instead I've spent every day wracked in pain, mostly immobile, and losing every last bit of my life that I loved. No more hobbies, travel, work, dating, friendships ended, etc. I lost most of my friends because they just can't understand how someone could be so damaged at such a young age.

chronic-illness-cat: “ [picture of a cross-eyed Siamese cat’s head against a triangle-sectioned background with many shades of blue. Top line of text reads: “Pain.exe” Bottom line of text reads: “is a.

If you have to, you have to. Severe chronic intractable pain.

I've been trying to convince myself of this, but it's hard. I feel like I'm wasting a day if I go nap, but the truth is I have to remind myself I'm sick. Just like you need extra rest when you have the flu, I do too. And I generally feel better when I get

BP2, anxiety, genetic high cholesterol, hypothyroidism, PMDD, vitamin deficiencies...

18 Memes That Nail What It's Like to Live With Chronic Illness

chronic illness meme: when i'm trying to keep all my conditions in check. My dinos: Hidradenitis, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety and Rheumatoid Arthritis.

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