I Don't Look Sick

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    Invisible Disease...

    I to have a very invisible disease. It is continuosly robbing me of what I want. I go out everyday in excruciating pain, and   dizziness. I pretend for as long as I can. Than I go home. I tell myself not to let it ruin or contol me. Yet that is easier said than done...
    dizziblond dizziblond
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Dec 20, 2008

    I Have An Invisible Disability

    I was diagnosed with CADASIL (Cerebral Autosomal Dominant Arteriopathy with Subcortical Infarcts and Leukoencephalopathy) in 2009 after feeling ill with headaches, nausea, dizziness, depression, fatigue, and other symptoms for quite some time. (Sounds like MS or other conditions...
    EnjoyLifeNow EnjoyLifeNow
    51-55, F
    Sep 9, 2012

    But I Am

    its suprizing what you can hide when you have to
    wotaloser wotaloser
    36-40, M
    1 Response Sep 2, 2011

    I Don't Look Sick- I Understand

    I understand. I have had a dizziness disorder that has run my life for almost 3 years now. Everyone says "you look so good." It is so hard to explain to everyone that I have this constant feeling of dizziness-they all try to understand what I am feeling but I feel like...
    vestdizzy vestdizzy
    1 Response Dec 21, 2008

    But I Am...

    epilepsy, adult adhd....neither of these ever show on the outside=they are invisible and even if someone knows of my disabilities, they don't see disabled, and treat me like im stupid if I can't do something like memorize and stuff...
    imstuckinhere imstuckinhere
    Nov 23, 2008

    I Don't

        i don't look sick . normally if you are sick you are throwning up or you are missing  a limb . i am neither .
    deleted deleted
    Oct 13, 2009

    But I Am

    That's part of the difficulty with my condition, unless you're spewing blood from your jugular vein doctors tend to disregard your complaints and requests for help. I've come to conclude that most doctors are educated idiots without empathy or true knowlwdge. When Your doctors...
    zillaron zillaron
    51-55, M
    Oct 13, 2009

    Direct From My Ep Profile...health Concerns.

    Health Concerns: Cerebral Palsy, Depression (no meds), Petit Mal Seizures, Glucose Intolerance, CFIDS and Endometriosis I don't always look sick and idiots around me think I'm faking my pain. I have to go pale and puke as evidence.
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Dec 20, 2008
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