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Author: joybucket
Created: May 20, 2023
Taken: 11 times
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Relatable Pinterest Posts for the Chronically Ill 2! [True or False]

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These are all random posts I have found on Pinterest related to chronic illness. Put an X next to the posts which you feel you can relate to! 🩷
I want to live, not just survive.
Chronic illness: No one gets it until they get it.
Chronic fatigue: No matter how much sleep I get, I'm always exhausted.
Explaining your illness to others is exhausting.
Most people have trouble comprehending how much a chronic illness changes every single aspect of a person's life.
It's ok if all you do today is survive.
I have way more blessings than I do health issues, and that's what I have to remember on the hard days.
I never realized how much I took for granted until chronic illness came into my life, and nothing has been the same since.
I often wish that someone would ask to pray for me, but no one ever does. 🙏
People think that because I keep going, I don't hurt. Let me be very clear...I hurt AND keep going!
"What's the most important thing you've done this year?" "Survived."
My illness is invisible, not imaginary.
Sometimes I think that regular people don't have a clue that painkillers don't always kill pain. 💊
I am never really "fine" or "good." Some days are just not as bad.
One of the worst kinds of pain is getting hurt by the person you explained your illness to.
Shout out to anyone who has had to put their life on hold because of their health.
Dear World, please understand how lonely and isolating chronic illness can be.
This is anything but easy, but you are anything but weak.
My chronic illness wears me out!
Health is not valued until sickness comes.
Losing weight won't cure my illness.
Not being able to do as much as others does not make you a failure.
Chronic illness has put me in a different stage of life than my friends.
Your worth is not measured by your productivity.
You're not lazy; you're exhausted.
The most frustrating thing about chronic illness is that you can do everything right and still be sick.
The unpredictability of being chronically ill makes staying on a schedule difficult.
You're not unreliable; your health is.
On my good days, I'm always nervous that I'll do too much and send myself into a flare-up.
I am angry at my illness, but I am also angry at the world for not being more understanding.
Strength is what we gain from the madness we survive.
Understand how frustrating it is to not be able to do what you once so easily could.
The worst thing you can do to a person with an invisible illness is make them feel they need to prove how sick they are.
When you know your worth, no one can make you feel worthless.
I am constantly in pain. Yes, constantly. Every single second.
"I'm so happy I got this debilitating illness so I can stay in bed for the rest of my life instead of participating in society and making a difference," said no sick person ever. 🛌
Your presence is the best gift you can give a friend who is in pain. Don't fix. Just be there.
I wish my doctors would admit when they don't know enough to treat me. 👨‍⚕️
I have an idea: The next time someone says "You don't look sick," hand them your medical bills! 💸
You are fighting harder than most people could imagine....it's ok to rest.
Needing to sit on the shower floor while showering. 🚿
When you have a chronic illness you find out two things: who really loves you and how strong you really are.
Your illness does not define you. Your strength and courage does.
My superpower is always knowing where the nearest bathroom is.
Here's to laughing so hard the tears run down your legs.
You know what part I love about waking up? None of it. Let me sleep. 😴
I'm too busy fighting my immune system to deal with your judgmental BS.
I can't remember the last time I was healthy or happy.
I am doing things at my own pace, and that's ok. 🐌
Some people manage their chronic illness with green smoothies and pilates, I manage mine with sarcasm and a dark sense of humor. You know, whatever works for you.
For someone who is tired 24/7, I am surprisingly bad at sleeping.
Reads side effects on new meds... "Well, I've got all of those anyway!"
The most terrible poverty is loneliness and the feeling of being unloved. -Mother Teresa
Having depression is like being in an abusive relationship with yourself.
What we don't need in the midst of struggle is shame for being human. -Brene Brown
The deepest pain I ever felt was denying my own feelings to make everyone else comfortable. -Nicole Lyons
Having an eating disorder is like living with a bully in your brain. It's exhausting.
Your "perfect" weight is whatever weight you are when you are able to live your life to the fullest.
Success doesn't start at the gym. It starts in your mind.
It's ok to be scared. Being scared means you're about to do something really, really brave.
Health is like money; we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it. -Josh Billings
Shout out to everyone who is having a "good day" because your paint level is at a 5.
Your illness does not define you. Your strength and courage does.
Sorry I'm late, I sat on my bed in a towel for 45 minutes staring at the wall.
It's like swimming upstream every moment you're awake. -Oriana Hill
The worst about realizing how lonely you are is realizing you have no one to tell how lonely you are.
"I love my period," said no one ever. 💃
Hello, I'm....usually downplaying my symptoms, because I don't want to sound like I'm complaining.
Chronic pain sleep: It's like regular sleep but without the sleep.
Thank you body, for what you give me in spite of the constant battle.
I'm strong but tired from being strong.
Having an invisible illness often makes me feel like I'm invisible, too.
Yes, thank you, I have tried yoga. 🧘‍♀️ Please suggest literally anything else.
I know more about my disease than my own doctor does.
I'm aware that I'm rare.
When I have one good day then...several bad days attack me.
Shout out to all of those fighting a battle most people don't understand.
It's a fight for me every day just to get out of bed. 🛌
I try so hard to pretend to be normal.
I always feel guilty.
I don't look sick.
I feel like I am alone.
I often have anxiety and depression.
I am almost always in pain.
I am afraid to work, make plans, or have a life.
Exercise doesn't always help.
Not all doctors understand.
I feel useless almost daily.
What do I continuously push myself beyond what my illness allows me to do?
I may not look sick, but it still feels like someone ran me over with a dump truck!
I always feel like I'm letting someone down.
Disability is diverse.
Disabled is not a dirty word.
My faith has continually been questioned. Because I am not healed, I am told that I am not trusting God enough or I am not praising God enough or I am not praying for healing enough. -Marisa S.
Pretending you're ok is easier than having to explain to everyone why you're not.
My illness may be invisible, but I am not.
Stop questioning my illness just because you can't see it.
You're doing your best, and that is enough.
People with disabilities do not need to be fixed; they need to be accepted for who they are.
🩷 I hope you have a wonderful day! 🩷