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When Sick People Don't Look Sick Enough They Must Be Faking It

Sunday 21 August 2016

 

From The Huffington Post:

 

Yoalanda Hadid
Former cast member of The Real Housewives of
Beverly Hills
, Yolanda Hadid, shares her battle
with Lyme Disease to raise awareness.
(Photo: s_bukley/Shutterstock)
 

When sick people don’t look sick enough they must be faking it.

By Amelia Hill
08/20/2016
Copyright © 2016 TheHuffingtonPost.com, Inc.

People living with chronic conditions like Lyme Disease and other Environmental Illnesses encounter their share of loud, unsolicited opinions about their health status from others.

They contend with sweeping statements from bystanders about what it must be like to be really sick from these chronic illnesses, even though said bystanders have never suffered from those particular illnesses themselves. They are often told what they should & shouldn’t be doing in regards to their health & how they should look, feel & need to behave, even though no-one else has ever walked in their shoes.

So when comedians Sara & Erin Foster decided to publicly weigh in on the health legitimacy & personal choices of Lyme Disease sufferer, past cast member of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills & the woman they up until recently called their stepmother, Yolanda Hadid, well I decided to pay attention to that.

 

Full article…

 

 


 

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