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884d

Is anyone else tired of being the sick friend? or the friend with too much going on I hate never being able to express how I'm feeling in worry that they will think I am trying to one up them in "misery points". I'm tired of being treated like a child. I know I'm sick, I appreciate their concern, but I can barely live like a normal young adult as is. I just want to be able bodied. I am tired of not being able to experience life like everyone else my age

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    • UnluckyUnicorn

      884d

      Yes! It’s also hard for me because being sick is such the fore thought on my mind. I can’t help but think about how my illnesses impact my life but I don’t want to always talk about it. Hard not to sometimes though. I’m tired of myself so I can’t imagine how my friends feel but at the same time I know they don’t understand half of what I’m going through. It’s this weird confusing thing of “I want to be treated like everyone else but also I want you to understand and respect my limitations but I don’t want to constantly explain those limitations because that makes me feel like I’m complaining and self absorbed but I also want to ignore those limitations but I know if I do that’s going to make it worse and” ya know? Sorry, little bit of a rant 😅

    • UnluckyUnicorn

      884d

      Yes! It’s also hard for me because being sick is such the fore thought on my mind. I can’t help but think about how my illnesses impact my life but I don’t want to always talk about it. Hard not to sometimes though. I’m tired of myself so I can’t imagine how my friends feel but at the same time I know they don’t understand half of what I’m going through. It’s this weird confusing thing of “I want to be treated like everyone else but also I want you to understand and respect my limitations but I don’t want to constantly explain those limitations because that makes me feel like I’m complaining and self absorbed but I also want to ignore those limitations but I know if I do that’s going to make it worse and” ya know? Sorry, little bit of a rant 😅

    • rj.crow

      884d

      Yeah I definitely relate. I ended up not hanging out with most of my able bodied friends after school ended because they either babied me or picked on me for it.

    • QueenVEY

      884d

      I feel you 100%

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