" But you look so good!"
" I can tell you must be feeling better. You look great!"
" I'm so glad you were able to come. Thank goodness you finally are getting some relief.
" People cannot relate with the chronically ill since the individual is not screaming, crying or grimacing. We, who live with chronic pain, often walk, talk, and function normally (as far as can be seen) so it is assumed that the pain is overstated."