The Change Blog

Un/masking: Coming Out as Chronically Ill. Part 1.

Why I finally stopped masking my chronic illness at work.This year, I finally ‘came out’ as chronically ill.  I'm currently, and hopefully, nearing the end of an extended period of sick leave. Pausing and stepping out of my work bubble taught me some important lessons about actually living with endometriosis rather than attempting to hide…