“pain is only temporary” well clearly you’ve never had a chronic illness.
Me: “I have a debilitating chronic illness that causes persistent fatigue and pain. It often prevents me from engaging in everyday activities such as leaving the house, meeting with friends or even standing for short periods of time.”
Someone: “Have you tried exercising?”
What it feels like to have a chronic illness
To everyone who knows someone with chronic pain or illness:
If we don’t say it hurts, it hurts.
If we do say it hurts, it really fu*king hurts.
[takes a single step out of bed after 8 hours of sleep]
Being a spoonie means going from “Wow, I really could build a life that would work for me!” To “Fu*k I’ve been pushing myself too hard and now I can’t get out of bed and am questioning if I can even keep up with what I had going” in like, 12 hours.
Can i order a replacement body please this one is malfunctioning again
When someone who doesn’t have a chronic pain illness tells you that most chronic pain is in your head.
IF YOU WANNA BE MY LOVER
you have to come to terms with the fact my chronic illness is in fact, chronic
Someone: *questions my chronic illness*
Me: *begins to question if I’m actually sick despite living with my illness for years*
me: yeah i have a chronic illness, so there isnt really any way to cure my- someone: okay but
someone: have u ever
me: fu*k no dont do it
me: dont say the thing dont you fu*kin dare
me: …fu*k, fu*k, why? why did you do it
do I need to puke
or do I need to eat
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Me: pushes self just a little bit too hard
My body: that’s it bit*h, this means war
don’t have to worry about the treatment not working if insurance won’t cover it in the first place
If I wasn’t so fatigued every second of my existence, I would be kicking life’s a*s.