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Trigger Warning: The last 3 entries (numbers 6–8) talk about suicide.

1. I’m afraid to travel because I’ve gotten a flare-up and been in bed on vacation. I’m concerned I will get stuck someplace and be unable to fly home.

2. When I have a flare-up I get extremely anxious and panicky for days — I become frightened that I will have to retire early, will have no future and will be stuck at home for the rest of my life.

3. I can’t feel emotions anymore. I don’t really know if I still love my husband anymore. But I have no job due to my chronic illness, am totally financially depended on him and I have nowhere to go. …


A safe space for people with chronic illness where they can share deepest and darkest secrets anonymously.

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1. I’m young, I thought I had a long life ahead for me, but now I’m not so sure…

2. It’s weird, on one hand, I want to live my life and accomplish things. But on the other hand, I just want to give up and die. I’m so tired of being tired.

3. I fear that I’ll never be able to accomplish my ambitions.

4. I’ve stopped telling my parents and doctor everything. I feel as if I have no freedom and privacy. I don’t take my medicine and I’ve stopped telling them my symptoms. If anyone asks I just say I’m fine. …


A safe space for people with chronic illness where they can share deepest and darkest secrets anonymously.

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For more details on how this works and the story behind it, please click here.

1. I live in fear of my many check-ups. Am I healing as I should be? Will something new be found? Will I need a new surgery? Will they suggest more medication? How do I share the news with my friends and family?

2. I had a boyfriend for around 2 months, I didn’t tell him about my chronic illnesses until after we broke up.. …

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Mary Gutierrez

I help women with chronic illness to shine and thrive. https://healthyeatingexperts.com

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