SPOONIE TALK | A Letter to My Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome | The Mighty

Chronic Illness writer, and contributer to The Mighty, Lauren King writes a letter to her chronic illness, EDS expressing her gladness at finally being introduced….

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‘To my chronic illness, from the person who is glad to finally know your name.

Dear Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome,

Oh, hi there. I didn’t notice you for 25 plus years. Where were you hiding? My connective tissue? Well, I guess I wasn’t expecting that. I was working on the assumption that if there was a problem with my collagen that I’d melt into the ground like some sort of disappointing candle on a hot windowsill.’

Via   A Letter to My Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome | The Mighty

By Lauren King ~ Contributary writer for The Mighty