REJECTION SENSITIVE DYSPHORIA

There is a truth that comes with having chronic illness that isn’t often talked about: we get rejected. This rejection comes in many ways. We are told that we are not good enough, not trying hard enough or we are compared to other people. We hear phrases like “Why can’t you be like your sister?” We loose friends because they don’t understand our daily struggles and we don’t always know how to talk about them. 

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Got my hands x-rayed and my blood drawn for my rheumatologist appointment next month. I got the Goddess of Phlebotomy, she managed to fill 8 vials and only poked me once. That right there is a small miracle. There is only one lab in our state that does the antibody testing so it takes a while to get the results back. That’s why I’m getting it done a month before the appointment. The x-ray results will be available later today or tomorrow. The x-rays of my feet showed arthritis, so it’ll probably be in my hands too. Now I get to wait. My favorite part 😜