Personal stories and helpful advice for people living with invisible illnesses. We might not look sick, but we are.
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"I was raised in a house where, at times, it did feel like your worth as a person was directly tied to how good you were able to tend to house and home. At a young age I was told I wouldn’t find a partner one day if I was so messy and that I would have a family to take care of one day, aka, do better. One time I was shamed in a passive comment where someone said, “You like living in a mess. I’m used to this from you by now,” and I felt gutted. "
Because prednisone can carry stigmas, and because doctors can only tell you so much about how it will affect you, we asked our Mighty community to share some of the secrets they don’t often tell others about taking prednisone. We hope this helps you make an informed decision — but please consult physicians and other patients before making a final call on taking or not taking prednisone.