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An Open Letter To Those Without Sjogren’s Syndrome

This is a fantastic – non-emotional explanation for people who do not deal with chronic illnesses…in this case Sjogren’s. For my fellow Sjogies:

Sjodry & Parched

I recently came across a site: http://notdoneliving.net/blog/openletter-id which posted an Open Letter to those without Chronic Illness. I noticed that there are several adaptations to the letter that people have made with respect to their various specific medical conditions. Of course I decided that I should immediately create an Open Letter To Those Without Sjogren’s Syndrome. So for any of my Sjoggie friends who may feel the need to share this message with someone, please feel free:

An Open Letter To Those Without Sjogren’s Syndrome..

What I would like you to know is that I have a mostly invisible, chronic illness called Sjogren’s Syndrome. Life as I know it, is unpredictable and changes daily for me. Just because you cannot see those changes or their impact on my daily functioning, does not mean that they are not real.

Most people have never heard of Sjogren’s Syndrome. And for the…

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4 Comments Post a comment
  1. Jan #

    Thanks for posting …the article is helpful!

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    August 1, 2013
    • Thank you, I thought it was so well written that I should share it!

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      August 1, 2013
  2. Autumn Cole #

    So well said. It is those “invisible” illnesses that people so often do not understand. Keep educating us.

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    August 5, 2013
    • Thank you Autumn. I too felt it was written so well I had to share (reblog) it. So fun to see you and meet the rellies last night!

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      August 6, 2013

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