I understand this isn't how it is for everyone. But they call it an invisible illness for a reason. People who don't know me well have no idea I have cystic fibrosis. It's weird how oblivious people can be to it when it affects my daily life so much. It's not that I'm good at hiding it; it's that I do my best to cope with it - to live my life how I want without letting cystic fibrosis get in my way. That's why I appear "normal" when I'm really not.
15 Words That Have A Different Meaning When You Have Chronic Pain | "You're not unreliable - your health is." This one actually made me tear up, and I almost never actually cry for anything. It would mean the world to me if someone said this to me, even just once... To know that really understood, and didn't blame me for my illnesses and my symptoms and the way they impact my life and the lives of those around me.