By Brittney Lindstrom in The Mighty.
I don’t know why, but whenever some people see me get out of the car in a disability parking spot, I get some dirty looks. But why?
Do you not believe I have a condition that warrants the use of a disability sticker? What is your issue with it?
Do you think I’m too young to have a health condition debilitating enough to use a disability sticker? Does illness discriminate between the young and the old?
Well, sorry I’m not sorry that you feel some way about it. But obviously that’s something within yourself that you have to look at. I don’t need to be judged by people who have not a damn clue about my life or health.
I’m going to let you in on a little secret. According to the Center of Disease Control (CDC), 117 million adults have at least one chronic illness with one in four adults having two or more chronic conditions.
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