It’s almost always isolating to have a chronic illness. Most people don’t understand, and many of us look very “normal” on the outside.
In any given year, we hold secret pain and hidden fears. But 2020 has amped up the weird factor, at least for me. As a person at high risk, it’s been weird watching the entire world fuss about a mask to stave off a virus that likely won’t hurt some, but would probably kill me.