"It was scary not understanding what was wrong and having little hope. It took years of fighting to be heard and many doctors visits. Fighting is hard when you feel ill. But I know I am not alone.
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Three years ago, I learned the hard way that blood clots aren’t just a plot device. What started out as a fractured ankle resulted in heart and lung damage, and a very very long recovery time.
People may not understand how invisible illnesses disrupt our everyday lives precisely because they're hidden. Root Experience trustee Tilly Baker tells us how an untimely bout of her condition created a new understanding with her work colleagues.