Invisible disabilities often fly under the radar — both in name and in everyday life. Symptoms of invisible health conditions are often so hidden that the challenges of living with an invisible disability can often be frustrating and completely unexpected.
Here are five of the most well-kept secrets of my life with an invisible disability — finally revealed. 1. I’m not doing as well as I may look with my invisible disabilities.
The constant pressure to keep invisible disabilities inconspicuous can be draining — and my life is no exception. I try to present myself as competent, confident, and successful, but in projecting a “healthy” image, it’s easy to completely miss my symptoms.