Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Don’t Ask Me How I’m Doing.

A letter to the well-intentioned from an exhausted liar

Photo by James Lee on Unsplash

“How are you doing?”

It’s so casual. Something easy to ask when you’re not involved in the answer. The bits of bread you throw at ducks to pass the time. The popcorn you eat during a movie so your mouth doesn’t get bored, even if your mind does.

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