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“Just because symptoms aren’t physically there when looking at a person struggling does not mean they are not struggling internally,” Emily Torchiana
“People who don’t see you every day have a hard time understanding how on some days–good days–you can run three miles, but can barely walk across the parking lot on other days,’ [my mom] said quietly.”Jennifer Starzec
I have created a link to the Invisible Illness board to share important pins because it can happen to you….We are all in this together♡
“Empathy is important because it helps us understand how others are feeling so we can respond appropriately to the situation and to connect” by Stephen Khan
“You don’t have to struggle in silence. You can be un-silent. You can live well with a mental health condition, as long as you open up to somebody about it, because it’s really important you share your experience with people so that you can get the help that you need.” — Demi Lovato
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” – Ian MacLaren
ME: the most devastating disease you’ve never heard of. May 12th is Invisible Illness Day; a day to bring attention and awareness to illnesses and diseases which don’t manifest obvious outward symptoms for the world to see. We, the sick, need people to understand, to care, to help us advocate when our treacherous bodies won’t allow us to. YOU can help when you #GoBlue4ME!ME And Invisible Illness Day: May 12th