I often find that people don’t understand what I mean when I or other people say I’m bedbound. I’ve had people suggest my family members should bring me back to my home city, and worse still people used to tell my ex they should bring me to events. 1,603 more words
Tags » Spoon Theory
- ‘But you don’t look sick?’
Please inform me what ‘sick’ looks like. Is it the pale skin, black bags under the eyes, and greasy hair that looks sick? 657 more words
What might not be appreciated, by the average person, is how much energy an illness can take.
Everything that you do, from getting up in the morning, to going to work, to eating, to engaging with other people, to bathing, to remembering to buy groceries, doing the laundry-all that takes energy, mental and physical. 366 more words