15 Memes That Perfectly Describe What Flare-Ups Are Like
So you’re going along, living life despite your illness and feeling like “you got this”… when all of a sudden, your symptoms go haywire and you realize you’ve been hit with a flare-up. Whether the flare-up comes out of nowhere or you know what caused it, it’s still frustrating to feel like your illness just got 10 times worse. It’s no fun to have to cancel plans, schedule emergency doctor’s appointments and hunker down while you battle pain, fatigue and other unpleasant symptoms.
Luckily, there is a whole community of chronic illness warriors out there who understand the challenges of flare-ups, and sometimes laughing and commiserating with them about the ridiculous things that happen during flare-ups can make it just a bit easier to deal with. Check out the following memes if finding the humorous side of flare-ups helps you cope.