Walk a mile in my shoes… 

What autoimmune disorder means to me . The first word that comes to mind is pain. The most excruciating pain I’ve ever felt . Imagine every food you consume attacks your body . The only thing that stops the pain is sleep . 

The second thought is no cure . Never ending . No answers. Lifelong.  Countless surgeries , countess medicines , countless appointments . Hearing let’s try this for a while . 

Next is the judgement .  I am blessed with friends an family that understand my illness .  But I know that some people that I encounter judge and do not understand .  Canceled plans become more normal than one would like.  I’m grateful for understanding friends and a considerate boyfriend .  

Be kind for you do not know the battle that person is fighting . 


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