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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 for our chance. Our time.

I think I needed this today, i totally over-worked myself yesterday now I'm stuck in bed in huge amount of pain, can't even visit my mom for mother's day.

I think I needed this today, i totally over-worked myself yesterday now I'm stuck in bed in huge amount of pain, can't even visit my mom for mother's day.

Many people suffering with a chronic illness  don’t look sick. Yet, they struggle with even the simplest of tasks. Things that may not require any effort from most people, take all the energy they can muster. Sometimes people look at us like we are lazy because we don’t involve ourselves in many activities. When the truth is, our involvement might trigger a flare up which will then involve weeks of fatigue and illness.

The Guilt and Shame of Chronic Illness

Many people suffering with a chronic illness don’t look sick. Yet, they struggle with even the simplest of tasks. Things that may not require any effort from most people, take all the energy they can muster. Sometimes people look at us like we are lazy because we don’t involve ourselves in many activities. When the truth is, our involvement might trigger a flare up which will then involve weeks of fatigue and illness.

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