You know I have been chronically ill since I was a kid, but, oh, it got worse. But the story I used to tell myself
It is migraine awareness month So why do we need migraine awareness? I have chronic daily migraine with aura, and I also have persistent
If you want to tick me off… post this or one of the similar ones out there. Depression medication shaming is a thing. By far
I’m just going to say it, there is a lot of stigma with chronic pain that makes society as a whole judge us as socially
You’re faking it One of the most common stigmas we hear is ‘You’re faking it.’ In some form or another. To get on disability. To
This has been on my mind lately because I have seen in it several places and it really grinds my gears, as they say. I
Two bonus ones! (Because they wouldn’t fit on here so BONUS MATERIAL! And one alternate at the end there.) ‘You are now thin so
To my fans, I love you so much. pic.twitter.com/g2BmmSx02v — xoxo, Gaga (@ladygaga) September 18, 2017 I use the word ‘suffer’ not for pity, or
How has the stigma impacted you, and how have you fought it? There are many forms of stigma and I have faced a few of
It is one of the worst feelings in the world when you face medical stigma. One is mental illness stigma and leading to improper care.
People in general also get pain. What do they know about it? It is sucky: Yes, it is indeed unpleasant. I want it to end
I am on leave from work because of depression and pain. I wasn’t able to function when I was there and my productivity showed it
Those of us with chronic pain on the outside look fine. People will call us lazy because we do not look disabled. They will
I always wonder why people who discriminate against disabled people seek out groups like that one Facebook to spit their hate. Seek it out.