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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

Lori Mayer
Lori Mayer

I have been dealing with the unseen pain of fibromyalgia for years, Then had to have the rabies vaccine which caused even more joint and muscle pain, Diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer the following year, and developed a side affect to the chemotherapy which caused severe peripheral neuropathy in both my hands, feet and legs/knees..Now they think I may have MS,, but I try and keep a positive attitude , and help my friends get thru their bad days,,,,

Sarah Hanke
Sarah Hanke
  • Lori Mayer

Checkout PatientsLikeMe.com. It's a website directed to help anyone with a health problem(s). I joined and it's been a live saver for me. Please check it out.

Christina Lott
Christina Lott

I have some and know others that do as well and I hate it when people say oh your just faking it.

Veda Fatheree
Veda Fatheree

Have many Friends who suffer and still are determined, I admire them.

Meloney Hulse Shaw
Meloney Hulse Shaw

It is so sad that people have become focused on what a person looks like instead of seeing what is from the inside out. The saying " Beauty is from the inside out" I have suffered for over 30 yrs with RSD/CRPS & nobody can understand how bad this disease is. Because one day I can be running a mile & then another day I'm burning like I was thrown in a fire pit. But, I have been in remission know for abt 8 months & feeling much better for abt 3 years since I've found the Lord. What a...

It is so sad that people have become focused on what a person looks like instead of seeing what is from the inside out. The saying " Beauty is from the inside out" I have suffered for over 30 yrs with RSD/CRPS & nobody can understand how bad this disease is. Because one day I can be running a mile & then another day I'm burning like I was thrown in a fire pit. But, I have been in remission know for abt 8 months & feeling much better for abt 3 years since I've found the Lord. What a difference it has been. Also, Going Natural & drinking Alkaline Water & having an Alkaline Body it's been amazing.
Please don't be to quick to judge on how someone looks as you never know what their dealing with on the inside.Hidden disabilities are very sad because to many people judge us from our appearance & not our feelings. So, before you say something to someone ignorant in a handicap spot next time , Think! There disability may be invisible.There is many illness's to mention that you cannot see so please join our cause and lets get the word out. If you suffer with a disability that cannot be seen & its within & you'd like to share please join us. Lets get the word out. God Bless! Here are a few " Cancer, Deafness, Autisim, Epilepsy, Diabetes, COPD, Hemophilia, Lupus these are just a few to mention..HAve a great day and My Prayers are with all who suffer from any illness's. I'm here if anyone would like to talk as I run a Support Group for RSD/CRPS & many others.I will try and get you help if I can...:)

Kyle Kupec
Kyle Kupec

I have MS

Richard Swartz
Richard Swartz

me and my kids have this we know.

Kim Towles
Kim Towles

People often judge you for parking in handicap spot or moving slow because they can't see anything wrong

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