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The Invisible Disability. The Hidden Side

In News, Our Stories, Uncategorized by hollyops

“Oh you’re looking so well!” I look up into a smiling, hopeful face, pressing those words reassuringly on me. Those words so familiar, so …. I used to hesitate, endure a short pause, then somewhat in a haze mumble my thanks for the compliment, (I think it’s a compliment…?), before trying to defend, or articulate the truth. “Oh yes, well I’m not too bad all things considered, but I have…” Now I just smile politely, and accept the compliment. The …