Disappearing Into Invisible Illness

I once thought Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and other “invisible” illnesses were a sham. I thought these labels were for patients who didn’t want to work, or for people who wanted disability pay. I thought these people created their illnesses by eating junk food and not exercising. I thought laziness was a main factor. But the universe likes to teach us, and it decided to teach me how this mindset is both…