Coming Out of the Disease Closet – The Challenges of Chronic Illness

“When do you come out of the closet?”“What?!” I replied, half choking on my coffee.This question came as my friend, a fellow chronic disease sister, and I were getting coffee and discussing the usual thing topics girls in their twenties discuss, work, friends, boys, relationships, boys, world news, boys, you know the usual.She clarified; “Say you are dating someone, when do you tell them that you are sick… You know, come out of the ‘disease closet’?”I took a moment to reflect because it was a good question; oddly worded but nonetheless a good, thought-provoking question.I thought back to the first … Continue reading Coming Out of the Disease Closet – The Challenges of Chronic Illness