"Totally Faking it. Just Wanting Attention"

I've had Crohn's Disease since I was 15. Well.... I wasn't fully diagnosed until just recently. Back then I tried to get my mom to get me looked at and all the doctors said was, "She's faking it, just wanting attention." Yup, I'm dehydrated all the time and having flares that cause me such pain I can't move, just for attention. Hope no one else has had this happen. Being 15 and not having a say in your health really takes a toll on your body and life.

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