Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

I Feel Like A Chronic Pain Imposter — Then, The Next Flare Hits

“Sick” and “healthy” aren’t always the binaries we pretend them to be

Photo by Carolina Heza on Unsplash

The pain first arrived in the height of August heat.

At first, I blamed our lack of air conditioning for the headache that stretched on for days. I just needed to drink more water, probably.

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Amanda Kay Oaks

Amanda Kay Oaks

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