When you are in a friend’s wedding but need about a week to recover from all the fun.
When you are at a wedding rehersal and all ready know the wedding is going to be very painful and very long
I made a comic about what it feels like (to me) to cope with having an invisible illness and the judgements and accusations that sometimes come with invisible illnesses.
I did it in green ‘cause that’s the color of the Celiac Awareness ribbon Celiac is one of the “imaginary” “all in your head” “stupid” “hypochondriac” invisible illnesses I live with.
So here. Be nice to people in general, because it’s the right thing to do, but if you can’t at least do that then please don’t be an asshole when someone tells you that they have Lupus or Celiac or Fibromyalgia or any of the other things that we live with every day that you can’t see on the surface.
praise! this is a perfect comic for explaining what it’s like for new friends :D
When you get out of the shower and are about four different colors.
Liana made some little chronic illness slogan graphics that she thought might be helpful for people who have such illnesses to have on standby for facebook/tumblr/etc, or to print out to hand to people when explaining to yet another person is just too much!
— says a chronically ill person when they are in so much pain a regular person would be in the ER (via concussedperspective)
said no sick person ever. (via ifihavethespoons)
though i am gluten free it does help some of my gi symptoms (im gluten intolerant) but yes