Your chronic illness doesn't mean you can't be successful. Just keep believing, keep doing and always pick yourself up after every fall. You've got this, and you're not alone.
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Being a teenager is hard enough, but what if you have an embarrassing medical diagnosis?
Twenty-year-old Brynn suffers from a disease that could debilitate most people, but Brynn finds healing and purpose in educating others about her life-threatening and incurable illness called mast cell disease.
There are many reasons why a person uses a wheelchair, but the biggest thing to remember is this: if you do not know the person then why they use a wheelchair is none of your business.
When in doubt, just listen. And if you need to say something to a friend who is hurting, simply say, "I don't know what to say, but I am here and I care."
Patient bloggers are joining together to bring awareness to invisible illness issues, ranging from handicapped parking confrontations to why they hate hearing "You look so good!"
You owe it to yourself to find joy despite your illness, and by focusing on how you can change your circumstances -- instead of change other people -- you'll be much more personally rewarded.
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