10 Things NOT to Say with Someone with a Chronic Illness:
1. You have what? I’ve never heard of it.
2. You need to exercise more.
3. Aren’t you feeling better yet?
4. Maybe an anti-depressant would help.
5. ”But you look just fine.” or “You don’t look sick.”
6. You are taking too much medicine.
7. You need to change your diet.
8. It’s all in your head.
9. Losing weight might help.
10. If you just had a more positive attitude…