Thursday, October 1, 2015

30 Things

In case you didn't know, this week (Sept. 28 - Oct. 4) is Invisible Illness Awareness Week.  I'm guessing that if you're not already in the chronic illness community (and I'm hoping you're not, because that would mean you or someone very close to you is chronically ill), then you didn't know.  In fact, if you're not already living with one, chances are you really don't even think about "invisible illnesses" at all.  That's why we need a week like this to begin with.

This year's theme is #MyInvisibleFight.  I was originally planning to write a full piece in that theme, focusing on some aspect of the many battles those of us with invisible illnesses have to fight.  I'm still hoping to get to that by the end of the week, but until then, there's this.  The #IIWK movement has offered as a starting point, this 30 Things prompt.  So without further ado ... 

30 Things You May Not Know About My Invisible Illness