Proof Positivity: Blogging for invisible illness week

National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week is held annually in September and is a worldwide effort to bring together people who live with invisible chronic illness and those who love them. Organizations are encouraged to educate the general public, churches, healthcare professionals and government officials about the impact of living with a chronic illness that is not visually apparent.”
Almost half of the population of America, that’s about 133 million, has a chronic condition such as cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, migranes, or even pain from a car accident. 96% live with an illness that is invisible. They seem perfectly healthy. 60% are between the ages of 18- 64. 9 million are cancer survivors who are having side effects from treatment.

A few sites to look at:
The ICI Experience: Where I Blog About All Aspects Of My Experience of Living With ICI
The Invisible Disabilities Advocate
Living With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Invisable Illness Week Blog

This is a video from last year but the information is still relevant.

For help:
The Hopeline for those suffering with depression


Panic Atacks
Fibro and Nutrition
Summarizes Fibro
Fibromyalgia Friends
Living With Fibro
Fibro Network News
How I Live With It
Diagnosed Lupus
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
TMJ, IBS, Relation to Fibro
Fibro’s Related Illnesses
Vitamin B-12 Shots
My Name Is Fibro
Fibro And Chronic Fatigue
Fibro Financial Help Info
Myofascial Syndrome
American Fibro Asso.
Fibromyalgia Research
Helpful Fibro Sites
Having MS and Fibro
Fibro and Pregnancy
Fibro Fact’s
Fibro Disability Info
Sleep Problems
Restless Legs
MS, Fibro and Lupus
All About CFIDS
Fibro And Me
Lupus Foundation
Fibromyalgia Fog

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