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10 Gifts Your Spoonie Will Love

10 Gifts Your Spoonie Will Love

This post contains affiliate links. If you click on links I may be compensated. It’s now the time of year we must all start figuring out what to get our friends and family for Christmas. I’m sure we all have those people that a simple “World’s Greatest ______” mug or a tin of popcorn is perfect for. But what about the not-so-easy-to-buy-for people? Especially those with a chronic illness. The Spoonies of the world. Click here to learn what a…

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Suicide & Chronic Illness: Never Ever Give Up Hope

Suicide & Chronic Illness: Never Ever Give Up Hope

I want to talk about a touchy subject today. Suicide. If you’ve been dealing with a chronic illness or chronic pain for a while you may have thought about it some. Even if you don’t deal with pain or illness every day you may have thought about suicide during a stressful or lonely time in your life. I’ll admit that I have. It’s not something to be proud of but it is most definitely not something to be ashamed of….

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Spoon Theory

Spoon Theory

I’m sure you have noticed the word “spoon” mentioned around here. You may be wondering, “What’s her deal with spoons? Everybody has spoons in their kitchen.” Or maybe you’re wondering why I use the word when I’m talking about lupus or invisible diseases. Learn more about the Spoon Theory below! So about these spoons… Well, today I’d like to share with you the Spoon Theory. This is a really great way to explain to others what it is like living…

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