Most people cannot tell if a person has a chronic pain illness simply by looking at them. It is an "invisible" disability that people deal with everyday. Many people who do not feel the first-hand effects of chronic pain do not understand what is being dealt with. Plus, if you overexert yourself from working out, you cause a flare which results in you being in bed for several days after. / Autoimmune Disease. Lupus. Spoonie.
Chronic pain chart. This is a helpful tool/graphic if you need to help someone understand chronic pain's effects on your life. Would also be a good to use in lawsuit or worker's claim- you could print it out and build upon it.