Robin Wright writes an enlightening account of her journey from hale and hearty to disabled.
[I]t's hard for my colleagues and my friends to understand how debilitating it is, since it is an invisible pain -- without cast or sling or conspicuous impairment.
A seemingly straightforward medical problem can snowball into a crippling long-term condition. When that happens, it's harder to find help than might seem due you. ·
I saw it first chez Shrinkette.