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HAWMC Day 16: Chronic Pins

We're just past the half-way point of HAWMC! Wow, this month is flying by.

So, today I'm sharing a few pins from my Crohnie Stuff board on Pinterest. Let's just get right to it.

First, we've got an old comic from xkcd:







Source: xkcd.com via Maggie on Pinterest


A while back, the man behind this wonderful comic had a family member that was diagnosed with cancer. He wrote a couple of really fantastic comics about it. This is one of them. I've pinned another one to the same board. I encourage you to check it out. I also encourage you to head over to xkcd and check it out. It will be worth your time, I guarantee it.

The other two images I've chosen to share are memes. I found the first through my friend's mom on Facebook:




I just talked to my insurance company about getting a colonoscopy. Turns out, because I'm under 50 and not in the middle of a health crisis, they won't offer a whole lot of help. Blerg. "...But I have Crohn's Disease." I said. "But you're only 23." Says the insurance company. Not helpful, guys. I think I'll send them this meme. I mean, no one ignores Yoda.

Last one! I found this in a google search for "invisible disability." Love it:




This one's pretty self-explanatory. And an all too familiar sentiment for crohnies...

That's it! I'll keep pinning stuff to this board, so follow it if you'd like. And please share anything you think might be a good addition!

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