We've all heard these more than once, but it never hurts any less every time they're said.

Boy have I heard some of this before! Take into consideration that you don't really know or understand what or how a person with fibromyalgia and/or chronic pain is going thru! What not to say to someone with chronic pain!

Regram from @butterflywithabrokenwing couldn't put it better. People assume because you "look fine" you are, its not always the case. Dont judge a book by its cover #EDS #chronicpain #chronicillness

Regram from couldn't put it better. People assume because you "look fine" you are, its not always the case. Dont judge a book by its cover.

~~~ OUR LIVES WITH AN INVISIBLE ILLNESS! ~~~ <3 https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10153308712643537&set=a.10151330232438537.496567.606508536&type=1&theater

"I'm not lazy. I'm a fighter." Education around chronic illnesses needs to improve. Few people really know the hardships and struggles that people suffering from chronic illnesses have to deal with.

I hate it when people say, you look like you are feeling better when I am not. I am not "better". My chronic illnesses are my constant companions. Just because you don't see them doesn't mean they are gone.

"She doesn't fake being ill, she fakes being okay," GET THAT EVERYONE? It sucks, and it's so hard, but it's what we chronic lyme sufferers have to do.

I hate having invisible illnesses posted in Coping, Fibromyalgia, ME/CFS by fairycakepixie

I hate having invisible illnesses posted in Coping, Fibromyalgia, ME/CFS by fairy cake pixie, this post is so funny not funny.

Understanding Invisible Illness

“But You Don’t Look Sick!” - Understanding Invisible Illness

Victoria Abbott-Fleming, the founder of a web site called Burning Nights, shared with us the infographic below. Burning Nights is a charity based in the UK supporting sufferers of complex regiona…

Invisible illness

I Believe You- the most powerful words a person with an invisible illness longs to hear. You will appreciate this quote if you live with chronic illness!

Understanding invisible illnesses, such as #lupus, #rheumatoidarthritis, #fibromyalgia, etc. Invisible illnesses are very difficult to not only explain but to live with. The frustrating comment "But you look so good" is heard all too often. Hopefully this image can help clarify what is happening beneath the outward smiles. Mollysfund.org

Understanding invisible illnesses - such as lupus, rheumatoid-arthritis, fibromyalgia, etc. Invisible illnesses are very difficult to not only explain but to live with. Hopefully this image can help clarify what is happening beneath the outward smiles.

What It's Like To Get Diagnosed With A Chronic Illness

This Is What It's Like To Try And Get Diagnosed With An Invisible Illness

***Chronic Pain, TMJD and Invisible Illnesses

MS Memes and more Multiple Sclerosis Information Published by Lynne Robinson Like This Page · 4 hrs · Life with MS is a new beginning of changes ♥ Stay Strong TY JC:)

15 Things Not to Say to Someone with a Chronic or Invisible Illness  by Susie Helford (April 29, 2014)  * click to read all 15*

15 Things Not to Say to Someone with a Chronic or Invisible Illness

I hear this often.sorry that Lupus, Sjogren's Syndrome and fibromyalgia doesn't have a look. But if you looked at my before and after lupus pics.I do look sick.

Sometimes, it's just that simple | Mental Health | Mental Health Awareness | Mental Illness | Invisible Illness | Depression | Depression Quotes | Manic Depressive Disorder | MBD | MDD | Break the Stigma | Love What's There | Mental Health Memes |

Sometimes, it's just that simple | Mental Health | Mental Health Awareness | Mental Illness | Invisible Illness | Depression | Depression Quotes | Manic Depressive Disorder | MBD | MDD | Break the Stigma | Love What's There | Mental Health Memes |

Don't judge a disability by its visibility: a blog inspired by Lauren Rowe's viral Facebook post

Why you shouldn’t judge a disability by its visibility

Invisible illnesses like Fibromyalgia, EDS, M. & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Lyme Disease can be just as disabling as more visible disabilities.

My sister says I'm the strongest person of either sex she's ever known because I deal with not only chronic pain but gastroparesis, too

Why is she a strong girl? Because she walks around every day on the verge of tears, and you don't even have the slightest clue that she's not okay. Life with MS/Chronic Pain/Chronic Illness/BiPolar

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