Post #37: 13 Things People With Chronic Diseases Wish You Understood


This one’s a GIF-filled list that’s a pretty quick read and it’s full of little things people with chronic illness wish others understood. I suffer from IBS (which is the label doctors give when they can’t actually figure out why your stomach hurts all the time . . . ) and there are a few on this list that really apply to me, even though my condition doesn’t inhibit my life nearly as much as others who live with lupus, Crohns, arthritis, and many other conditions.

Deepa Lakshmin: 13 Things People With Chronic Diseases Like Lupus Wish you Understood

*New readers may wonder why I’m sharing these posts and why they’re numbered. Here’s a link to my post I’m Giving Up HATE, PREJUDICE and INDIFFERENCE for Lent.

And here are my latest 5 posts in the series:
Post #32: Accurate Representation
Post #33: 13 Tweets That Define What Growing Up as Lesbian Was Really Like
Post #34: Growing Up Black and Jewish in America
Post #35: We All Do It: Ableist Prejudice Against Disabled Persons
Post #36: The secret Dual Lives of People Living With mental Illness

*Please remember to leave the sites I post clean. We are here to learn, not debate. Even if you disagree, we need to learn that just because we have an opinion, doesn’t mean we need to share it all the time.*


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