I wish I had cancer
AMEN!!!!!!! THIS POST IS SO AMAZING AND TRUE THANK YOU FOR YOUR COURAGE TO SAY SOMETHING!
I know that I’m gonna get a lot of angry cancer patients on my case, thinking I’m mocking them. However, I am not.
While I’ve had been thinking of it it for quite a while, only until very recently I finally said it to someone other than myself, on a DM.
And I stand by it.
You see, I have an illness. But it’s a mental one. I look good on the outside. I haven’t lost ridiculous amounts of weight. I still have all my hair. I have a good colour. I don’t look like I’m ready to take my boat ride across the River Styx. Only that I am. And I’ve been there several times.
But Mental illnesses don’t get the sympathy or empathy from society that cancer does. Or Cystic Fibrosis. Or Muscular Dystrophy. Or any other of those “legitimate” illnesses.
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