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The Mighty ( is an online community where people with chronic illnesses share their stories. There are hundreds of categories of illnesses and diseases to chose from when you post your story. Sitting disability isn’t one of them. I’m hoping that with more posts, The Mighty will add sitting disability to their list.

I chose the closest categories I could find, are back pain, chronic pain, and pudendal neuralgia. I have not been diagnosed with this illness, but many people who have a sitting disability have. Until there is a Sitting Disability category on The Mighty, this is the category for this and future posts on this website.

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