What is “Sick” Supposed to Look Like?
In this video, watch Chanel White, “a mid-twenties, professional scleroderma patient by day, and an avid social media user by night” debate about one of the most recurring comments many patients hear: “But you don’t look sick!”
“I’ve heard it from family, friends, strangers, and even doctors! While that is a lovely compliment, I have always wondered what illness is supposed to look like for these individuals? The truth is illness often times is just hidden, only visible if you take a deeper look.”
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