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5 things EVERY spoonie wants to hear you say

“i’m here if you need me.”

In the past few years of receiving my diagnosis and making it public that I had a chronic illness, I can’t even recall the number of times I heard this phrase being tossed at me without any real genuine action. 378 more words


What in the world is a Liebster Award?

I have to honest, I had to Google what the heck a Liebster Award was.  I’m fairly new to this blogging thing, which is pretty obvious due to my lack of consistency… I’m working on that.  1,467 more words



I’m up in the middle of the night. Awake. Thinking.

Today, I spent time with a doctor… who spent time with me.

My new rheumatologist actually spent time with me. 138 more words

Chronic Illness Champion

Everyday I see what my body can do. To those of you who work out, this may mean pushing your body and doing new exercises. It may mean lifting a new amount of weight or going a further distance. 332 more words


The Autoimmunity Mystery

Tell me if these names sound familiar; Addison, Gehrig, Berger, Crohn, Ord, Wegener.

What do you think? Recognize a few of them? All of them? 851 more words

There's no time like the present...

“There’s no time like the present.”  I think most would agree that’s a pretty common phrase.  In my experience, it tends to be used in a somewhat smart ass kind of way or maybe just in passing.   721 more words


Mold - The Silent Killer

We have personally experienced the dangers of black mold and the dangers of subtle mold over the past few years.

We visited some family two years ago Thanksgiving, and my daughter began to cough something terrible. 799 more words