S1E1: But You Don’t Look Sick!

Meet warrior and podcast host, Melissa Adams. Living with an invisible condition for over twenty years, Melissa has been the recipient of often well-intended comments with the most common phrase being, “But you don’t look sick.” Listen as Melissa and her best friend, Sommer, discuss Melissa’s journey of chronic pain and how certain comments can create deep shame and guilt. Let’s remove the stigma one is lazy or weak if suffering from illness and pain and realize the strength and fortitude it takes to manage it.

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