invisible disability.

28 Sep

at least i have a brain

I was a long time diagnosed with, and talking about my Chiari malformation.
It’s one of those lifelong conditions..
the invisible chronic pains…
the one that you spend about 10 years proving you have…
and then you read the support literature which talks about “spoons”.
i said nothing for a while …before i ventured to ask…”what are the spoons about?” – round here in northern ireland  “you’re a right spoon!” is NOT a compliment.

So have discovered the Spoon analogy but still refuse to use it… BUT i understand the concept of chronic pain…everyday pain…deciding whether you have the energy to get off the bed…recovery days.

THIS IS a GOOD DIAGRAM representing invisible conditions.

I don’t have any listed but it covers connective tissue disorders, neurological conditions, brain malformations…even depression.

The easiest answer on the ODD day that you are OUT and met in town , to the question “How…

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