By Michelle Levy in The Mighty.
Getting sick is no laughing matter, but it often takes humor to be able to get through the ups and downs of chronic illness. While some of these comics make us laugh out loud in pained affirmation, mostly they raise awareness of chronic illness, and shed light on what it is like to live with a vast array of symptoms and severe pain.
If you have a chronic illness, you know that struggle is part of the journey. From not having a diagnosis, to not knowing what your diagnosis means, to becoming intimately aware of what it’s like to be chronically ill, these artists have nailed every step of the journey.
If you’re struggling with a chronic illness, these comics may help you feel like you’re less alone in your journey. Plus, they can be a great way to raise awareness and show your family and friends what your daily struggle is like.
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