I’m sure we’ve all heard those words and I have say I know they can be very irritating or disparaging. Not only do they irritate you but they let you know that you’re not believed.

So that goes back to fact that a lot of people really don’t understand our disease.  I like to call it disease because with illness sometimes it’s believed with illness, it’ll just go away. You see even though a lot of us show no physical signs we are hurting just the same.

That’s why we get sayings like, you don’t look sick, you walk just fine or you act like you’re alright.  I hardly show visible signs only my right hand swollen and my right foot swollen a little but boy do I have lots of aches and pains. Some of us are fortunate to not have visible signs but none the less we hurt…

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