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Warning: Low HP

March 29, 2016

I like the thought of “playing on expert” even when you don’t feel like it. This was well written and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

Do I Look Sick?

Today I’m sharing a short story I wrote back in college, using video games as a metaphor for life with invisible illness. Sort of my own “spoon theory.” Let me know what you think in the comments!

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I’m playing on expert and no one else is. How isolating.

I suppose it’s normal for the hero of the story to not fit in, but like most heroes, I don’t feel like I am one. I’m so different from everyone else, and not in good ways. I’m self-conscious and unsure, though no one else seems to see me that way. I don’t think I’m strong, though everyone says I am strong. I guess I’m one of those protagonists that people love to hate – the emo kind who are always too pensive and whiney. People yell “JUST PICK UP YOUR GIANT SWORD AND GET ON WITH IT!” Do you know…

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  1. Thanks for sharing! 😀

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