Category Archive: Support

Fighting Fibromyalgia

By Carley W.      I had a bad day mum, can I get a hug? I’m so discouraged right now. But wait, don’t go, what do you mean it hurts too much?… Continue reading

A poem for invisible women.

Shit happens: examining IBDs

By Jess Diener, A Master’s student in the School of Kinesiology & Health Studies at Queen’s University studying the lived experiences of young people living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)… Continue reading


By anonymous *This is a song submitted by a Queen’s InvisAbilities member. A close friend wrote this for her, inspired by her year-long hospital stay. Imagine feeling pain everyday, A pain that doesn’t… Continue reading

Taking responsibility for invisible illness

By Alyssa Marfisi, Queen’s University Nursing student   As a nursing student, we have many courses that attempt to teach us how to say the right thing when it comes to patient experiences.… Continue reading

More than just a job: a Queen’s Don discovers a community for those with invisible illness

By Anonymous, Queen’s InvisAbilities member I am a Don at Queen’s and I love my job. Actually to be honest, it doesn’t even feel like a job, as it is so much fun… Continue reading