What Few Ever Know

  Just so you know, I don’t want to write this post. And I REALLY don’t want to post it for the entire interweb to see. I don’t like being vulnerable with everybody. And with this post, I’m really putting myself out there. But. I also want to tell you because you’re mah frens. <3 So, here we go. Let me begin with this relatable infographic from Pinterest.     I have a chronic illness. It’s taken me a long time to be able to say those words. I still hate them, but after all this time, I’ve reached a level of acceptance. What is my chronic illness? (actually I have a few including asthma and hemophilia but today I’m talking about one in particular) Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (If you’ve ever heard of this, PLEASE tell me. I’ve met one person who actually knew what it was without me explaining.)   What is EDS? I have EDS type III, also known as hypermobility type (there are 13 different “types”). Feel free to google it for a more in-depth explanation, but here’s a brief run-down. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome type III is a genetic, degenerative, collagen defect that causes every part of my body … Continue reading What Few Ever Know