Venus M Wiggins
Venus M Wiggins

My brother was diagnosed with cancer. It has been detrimental watching him go through the chemo and radiaton treatments. He is my pillar of strength, he always has a smile on his face even though I know he is in pain. "Invisible diseases can deplete you as well as family members mentally, emotionally, spiritually and physically. You must stay strong, because what doesn't kill you, only makes you stronger!

Paula Andrea
Paula Andrea
  • Venus M Wiggins

<3 Venus, I am so sorry! You are strong indeed!

Angel Nowicki
Angel Nowicki
  • Venus M Wiggins

I am so sorry. Imma pray for you both. Love you

Beverly Williams
Beverly Williams
  • Venus M Wiggins

God Got us we have to hold on to his Grace and Mercy Love you all !

Venus M Wiggins
Venus M Wiggins
  • Venus M Wiggins

Thanks Adam, luv ya!!!!

Sarah Hanke
Sarah Hanke
  • Venus M Wiggins

I will pray for you and your family and especially your brother who is fighting cancer. I love your attitude. Stay strong but there is a time for tears too. Don't deny your emotions around safe people.

Janis Gill
Janis Gill

All Auto-Immune Disorders also fall in this category such as Lupus, RA, Crohns, even Asthma are very disabling. Big Cameron and I struggle sometimes to overcome the effects of Cameron's Sensory Integration/Aspergers and our multiple health issues and many people don't understand what it takes to get us up and out the door with a smile on our faces to spite what we are really going through! I totally understand that you can't judge any book by the cover, sometimes you have to talk to people...

All Auto-Immune Disorders also fall in this category such as Lupus, RA, Crohns, even Asthma are very disabling. Big Cameron and I struggle sometimes to overcome the effects of Cameron's Sensory Integration/Aspergers and our multiple health issues and many people don't understand what it takes to get us up and out the door with a smile on our faces to spite what we are really going through! I totally understand that you can't judge any book by the cover, sometimes you have to talk to people to gain knowledge and understanding so we can be more tolerant of each other. You never really know what a family if going through so if you are wondering what is up with me and my late mornings or why I am in a poor mood when you see me, just ask me! I am always glad to educate others on my world of unseen disabilities.

Janis Gill
Janis Gill
  • Janis Gill

EVERYDAY!!!

Sarah Hanke
Sarah Hanke
  • Janis Gill

I joined a website entitled "PatientsLikeMe.com and it has lifted my spirits by other sick people who understand and we support each other. Please check it out and pass the website on to others.

Lynette Smith
Lynette Smith

Hi I would like to say I hear all the time you don't look sick , well I am I have Lupus and there is pain all the time. There are times I cant walk but who knows about that I am in my house.I was turned down 3 times for disability I even have a doctors paper saying 100% disabled how does that work.I had to leave my job last aug no income very little to take care of my 2 girls now I have to get my rent together by the 4th of oct or I will lose my house.I have went to all the churches and so...

Hi I would like to say I hear all the time you don't look sick , well I am I have Lupus and there is pain all the time. There are times I cant walk but who knows about that I am in my house.I was turned down 3 times for disability I even have a doctors paper saying 100% disabled how does that work.I had to leave my job last aug no income very little to take care of my 2 girls now I have to get my rent together by the 4th of oct or I will lose my house.I have went to all the churches and so called places that say they can help but they don't care. I sent my papers to the disability office because they asked me too so we could work on getting in front of a judge so I can get the money I should be gettting , they told me they will do what they can but they only really help people that are close to death who tells you that. So I though wow if they could see this they would no the truth that I am close to death I have no lupus doc because I don't have the right medical to pay for it because they cant see it.I want the world to know we are out here and we need the help that can keep us up above waters.God bless all of you that are going thought some kind of invisible disabilities don't let know one tell you that you are wrong for fighting for what is right god bless.I love you aunt tanya.

Shawn Shawn
Shawn Shawn
  • Lynette Smith

My wife goes throught that every day too!

Lynette Smith
Lynette Smith
  • Lynette Smith

it is one of the hardest things you can hear from people you dont look sick ,i just look at them and say your right i dont but do you live in my body ,Please need to think before they open there months because they never know what could happen to them

Mary Skelton
Mary Skelton

This cause is important to me because I have many friends battling disabilities. Robin Van Horn is one of them. I have never seen anyone so determined to make the most of her life in spite of what she endures.

Peggy Chance
Peggy Chance

Many people look at me and think I look "fine." They don't realize that I was diagosed with arthritis when I was 16 and had my first of my surgeries due to arthritis. At 66, and many, many surgries I still don't look like I'm "disabled" beacuase I have kept active all my life. But there are many days that it is hard for me to even think about moving let alone walking. But I do it. My daughter Robin can tell you the struggle I went through driving to DC every day for 35 years. But I did...

Many people look at me and think I look "fine." They don't realize that I was diagosed with arthritis when I was 16 and had my first of my surgeries due to arthritis. At 66, and many, many surgries I still don't look like I'm "disabled" beacuase I have kept active all my life. But there are many days that it is hard for me to even think about moving let alone walking. But I do it. My daughter Robin can tell you the struggle I went through driving to DC every day for 35 years. But I did it. We may have a disabilitiy but we are survivors. I have a disability tag but I only use it on the days I feel I'm unable to traverse the distance without significant pain. Please everyone, condier those individuals you see using a handicap stirkcer, that they may not look like they are disabaled, they are.

Becky Lamrouex
Becky Lamrouex

Because I fight with invisible diseases every day of my life.

Nancy Walt
Nancy Walt

I have an invisable disability.

Teresa Haine
Teresa Haine

Because I have disibility in my hands but it what you don't that's effects me and other people don't see that...x

A.j. Pebly-Luke
A.j. Pebly-Luke

Because No One Understands Why I Sometimes Need to Use a Wheelchair! I Shake- either my Legs Do It or my Upper Body Does It! Feel sorry for my Liver Specialist- No One can figure out why I've Been doing this since I was 16 years old! And after I Shake, I can't Walk Right! The Worst thing is that it raises my Ammonia Level & the Last thing that Everyone Who Rem'bers End of Dec. '07 is for Me to "Lapse" into another Hepatic Coma. 5.5yr old Malfunctioning Liver isn't doing good & I still...

Because No One Understands Why I Sometimes Need to Use a Wheelchair! I Shake- either my Legs Do It or my Upper Body Does It! Feel sorry for my Liver Specialist- No One can figure out why I've Been doing this since I was 16 years old! And after I Shake, I can't Walk Right! The Worst thing is that it raises my Ammonia Level & the Last thing that Everyone Who Rem'bers End of Dec. '07 is for Me to "Lapse" into another Hepatic Coma. 5.5yr old Malfunctioning Liver isn't doing good & I still hate that my Stupid Teenaged Anti-Immune Disorder caused it! Praying For the Disabled People & I am "Quadruple Proof that Prayers Do Work" otherwise I wouldn't Still Be Here!

Di Logan
Di Logan

To make others aware that medical disabilities are not always visible but they are very real to those that suffer from them.

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