I loved this. I just can’t even say how much. Yes, it made me cry, because I’ve been there, being told you’re being ridiculous and “that doesn’t happen to people.” But hearing it from someone else’s lips is healing, somehow. And if you haven’t picked up any of Talia’s books yet, I’ll put a link to my favorite at the end.
In the face of chronic pain, invisible illness, and medical discrimination, Talia Hibbert turned to tattoos to reclaim ownership of her body.Inking Against Invisibility — Longreads