Inside my head with chronic illness

Stephanie Gish

For three years I walked with a broken sesamoid bone in my foot while on active duty in the Army. To this day, I still remember the constant looks from people who clearly thought I was either making up or exaggerating the pain I felt. They gave me looks in passing, judgement written on their faces, that I’d never before received in my life. 

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