15 Brutally Honest Facebook Statuses About Chronic Illness
Anyone who’s spent time scrolling through Facebook has probably realized users are more likely to share the best, most photogenic aspects of their lives. As a result, those with chronic illnesses may not feel comfortable sharing the difficult aspects of their lives as they navigate their health challenges. But imagine how much more we could support and encourage each other if we all felt free to share our stories without judgment or shame.
So we asked our Mighty Facebook followers: If you could write a brutally honest Facebook status about your life with chronic illness, what would you say? Our community revealed truths they don’t typically share on Facebook, but would help their friends understand the challenges they face every day. The bravery and wisdom of their statuses truly belongs on Facebook for the world to see.
Here’s what they told us:
What’s a brutally honest Facebook status you wish you could share? Let us know in the comments.