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….
‘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.’