People Need To Know Your Illness

I always hated talking about my own disease, partially because I didn’t want to think about it and didn’t want to be defined by it. But as I’ve been telling bits of my story, it’s connected me to tons of others who suffer and thought they were alone. Those are the people I want to reach, not society in general. I think many of us try to hide it to make the world seem peachy, but then people think there’s no problem and end up not doing anything.

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