ill health (acrostic)

by Em   Apr 11, 2021

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension
Leaves me feeling weak for days and
Lonely because nobody understands

Having such a debilitating 'headache.'
Everybody says you'll get over it but I
Always put on a brave face for all my
Loved ones so that they don't have to
Trouble themselves with burdens of my
Health or lack of it. It sucks being me.



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  • 2 years ago

    by Ben Pickard

    Well, if nothing else, I learnt a few new words reading this!
    In all seriousness, I was sorry as I read, Em, and like Michael says, it is a small miracle you are able to share so much warmth despite it all.

  • 2 years ago

    by Star

    There are minor things I find it hard to write about, let alone share. So I can see how strong you are just by sharing this!

    “It sucks being me.”
    This broke my heart!! I cant imagine how it feels.

  • 2 years ago

    by Keira Pickard

    I frequently get headaches due to reading and writing too much, and they're no fun - but this sounds even worse. I read about it and it must feel absolutely awful. You have all my sympathy. Best wishes. X

  • 2 years ago

    by Mr. Darcy

    Apart from your condition being a mouthful, the 'debilitating headache' must feel like hell. I cannot even imagine how tough this is, but knowing you are listened to must help. Despite feeling this terrible, you still manage to take time to make others feel special. I hope our gratitude goes a little way to make you feel better. xx

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