Reminder: Appearances can be deceiving. Things may not always be as they seem. All about my invisible symptoms from Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP).
Invisible illness: Just because you can't see it, doesn't mean it isn't there. Living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is hard enough, but the insufficient knowledge of EDS in the medical community, combined with the societal intolerances for invisible disabilities, makes every day so much worse. EDS does have a very distinct clinical picture, but it's not the picture that's well-known presently. The lack of awareness around EDS and its multi-systemic presentation needs to change. In honor of all the zebras out there, here are 30 things people may not know about my invisible disabilities.