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From Lifting Weights to Surgery Dates: Living Life with a Chronic Invisible Illness

He explained that surgery would be too risky and that no form of therapy including seeing a chiropractor, massage therapist, or physiotherapist, would help lessen my symptoms. He informed me that I had chosen the wrong career path and that my body wasn’t built to have muscle. He encouraged me to limit the use of my arms and to only use them when necessary. He told me that I would never work out again and that I could come back when I’m “fully disabled.” I burst out into tears thinking that this was going to be the way I lived for the rest of my life.

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