Chronic Illness: When Families Just Don’t Get It

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“I just feel you need to find your independence and if that means dying to come back to life so be it. Easy for me to say right? It’s crazy, one part of me says “poor girl” and the other says “suck it up” WTF! And you know I am not the only one thinking that!”

After getting an e-mail from her soon-to-be sister-in-law with the above paragraph in it, Never That Easy describes the feelings of betrayal and doubt that arise when family questions your illness.

Included in this week’s Grand Rounds, I wanted to be sure you saw this excellent post. It strikes a similar chord to the post “Insurmountability to Understand” Migraine.

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