The anthology features 123 powerful voices worldwide living with invisible chronic illnesses— voices often stigmatized, ignored, or isolated by society.
I'm immensely thankful to the editors, Christine Elizabeth, Candice Louisa Daquin, and Kindra M. Austin for including my voice in this fierce, moving, raw, and often stunning anthology.The book cover has been designed by talented Henna Johansdotter Sjöblom.
But You Don’t Look Sick: The Real Life Adventures of Fibro Bitches, Lupus Warriors, and other Superheroes Battling Invisible Illness (BYDLS) is an important tool for educating health care professionals, caretakers, friends, and family of those living with chronic invisible illness and for lessening the isolation of those who battle these illnesses daily.
The voices contained within this cover are both revelation and revolution, an unstoppable force pieced together by 123 writers and artists worldwide, demonstrating what happens when warriors come together to educate and fight for their truths to be heard.
These pages are emblazoned with the words and art of those waging a war against a wide range of debilitating, and often unseen, illnesses. The reader will journey deep into the lives of the contributors, intimately sharing moments of pain, heartbreak, loneliness, strength, courage, humor, and survival.