December 19, 2016 HomeFibro19 Things People With Chronic Pain Want You To Know 19 Things People With Chronic Pain Want You To Know By admin Fibro, Uncategorized 0 Comments We may not look sick, but we are sick. By Lara Parker 1. If we had the choice, we would never cancel plans. instagram.com 2. Our illness won’t just go away. It isn’t a cold. instagram.com 3. We don’t know how to answer you when you ask us if we’re feeling better yet. instagram.com Because we aren’t…and we might never be. 4. Sometimes, all we need is to just know you are here for us. instagram.com 5. We have exhausted all resources, so if there was a cure, we would know about it. Emily McDowell / Via emilymcdowell.com But thank you for trying, and finding holistic cures. 6. We’re trying very hard to lead a normal life. instagram.com 7. Some days, it’s a struggle just to get out of bed. But on other days, we feel as if we could run at least part of a marathon! instagram.com 8. We have a difficult time explaining how it feels to suffer from chronic pain. instagram.com 9. We need a lot of sleep. instagram.com 10. Please, please do not tell us that someone, somewhere has it worse than we do. instagram.com That only makes us feel worse. 11. You’d think dealing with pain on a daily basis would mean we always know how to manage it. Nope. instagram.com 12. We don’t want you to stop asking us to hang out. Lionsgate Films No matter how many times we have to say no! 13. Just because you haven’t heard of our condition doesn’t mean it isn’t real. instagram.com 14. We may not look sick, but we are sick. instagram.com 15. We don’t necessarily want sympathy, we just want acceptance. instagram.com We just want our feelings and conditions to be validated by you and society. 16. We can’t just take medicine and make it all go away. Via chroniccurve.tumblr.com But, like, we wish! 17. More often than not, we want you to ask us about our condition. instagram.com You will not upset us. 18. It may be a little difficult for us to listen to your adventures. instagram.com But it’s not because we don’t care — because we want to have adventures of our own. 19. And most of all, we want you to know we appreciate you and everything you do. instagram.com Thanks for being a part of our life. Related Posts Stop Saying These 10 Things To Someone With A Mental Illness(#6 is Awful) The Struggle Is Real: Managing A Healthy Marriage While Dealing With Mental Illness A Little Insight Into a Depressive Episode About Author admin Add a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment:*Name:* Email Address:* Website: Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.