The other problem that I face is the assumptions made by so many people regarding my illness.
Assumptions are made according to my appearance.
What does a person with invisible disability look like?
Assumptions are made about my disability and my level of activity.
There are different disability levels or scales for M.E.
At one end of the scale some people are unable to get out of their bed and never leave their home and at the other end some are able to work.
I guess I fall somewhere in between moderate and severe, depending on which scale you look at. This means that sometimes I am able to do a few things around the home or make a trip out.
At least here in France I am fortunate to have a carte priorité pour personne handicapée which I can use when I go out. Even so I get some funny looks when I show my card at the supermarket or in a queue because my `handicap` or `disability` is invisible and that`s when assumptions are made...
M.E. is a remitting and relapsing illness. It changes all the time. So just because ...