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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!


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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