Yall know I blog and I share some of the things with my support groups. I received a pm from one of the ladies that she was so tired of her family not understanding what she went through that she started reading a post outloud to them. She said the room got really quiet and then one of the family just busted out cring and said they didn't beleive her before but if someone else is having the same issues then maybe it was true. She said that they then ask her to start reading the whole blog from start to finish. Also, now her imdiate family answers for her when others ask how she is doing. She said she likes that but sometimes she feels jealous she doesn't get to answer. Me? I thanked her for sharing and when I thought about the whole thing later I got pissed for her. How dare them to not trust her until someone else validates her illness.
It's sad that it took reading someone else's experience to believe her. All they had to do was a little research on their own to find the truth.. :( but just a little trust in her would have gone a long way.