*drool* I can haz?
I need the sloth.
“you shouldn’t be depressed, people have it worse than you”
finally, after years of searching, the person with the worst life ever is found. formally, they are granted permission to be sad. but only them. only they have earned it. no sads for anyone else at all ever
Being chronically ill means constantly having this crippling fear of not being able to comfortably believe your illness is as bad as it is, and fearing everyone will be proving to you that you don’t have that illness or that you’re exaggerating it.
It’s constantly fearing judgement from doctors, family, friends, even other sick people, and worst of all, yourself.
Maybe it’s not logical, and certainly not healthy, but it’s hard to avoid.
- doctor: are you sexually active
- me: i'm not even physically active
Being skeptical that another person can be incapacitated by a mental illness because you cope just fine with your problems is basically the same as saying “I don’t understand why other people’s brakes fail, because my car works great.”
I reblog this every time.