Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

My Tenuous Mental Health Went To Hell, But I Summoned It Back

Time is both stagnant and transformative.

Photo by Emre Kuzu from Pexels

My mom is sitting on the toilet, yelling for me to come in and help her. She insisted that she wanted to pee alone, so I helped her shuffle to the commode, pulled down her trousers, her underwear, and her diaper, and held her shaking hands as her bony bum plunked onto the toilet seat.

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Kelley Jhung

Kelley Jhung

Writer. Advocate. Truth seeker. Perpetually curious over-analyzer.