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Finding the Magic in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Having suffered with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis for all of my teenage years and still suffering half way through my twenties, with seemingly no end in sight I am embarking on a mission of sorts. 285 more words

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Invisible Illnesses. Part 2: Hypermobility Syndrome (HMS) 

I have 3 invisible “impairments” each one stops me from doing certain things and affects my everyday life although it’s not classified as a disability, I still lose self confidence over them but I have to learn to accept it because there’s nothing I can do about it! 924 more words

Life Randoms

Mysterious Injuries

Life with EDS means getting used to waking up and doing something resembling a status report of my body before I move. In fact, I’m fairly sure if you were to watch me sleep (please don’t, that’s creepy, and Nikki and Pam already have enough pictures of me sleeping, but that’s for another post), you wouldn’t be able to tell the moment I actually wake up because, for at least five or ten minutes, I am laying exactly in the position I woke up in. 334 more words

Lemons

Sunshine and the Blues

I can’t believe the milestones we hit yesterday. Thanks to all of you, Lemons and Spoons has reached over 530 people and hit a new record of 177 readers in a single day. 424 more words

Lemons

Participation Trophy

First off, people, you’re all scaring me a bit. Not in a bad way, but just in an “I’m easily frightened and this feels bigger than me” way. 399 more words

Ladles

I’ve finished three new ladles from cherry wood as a request. The curve of the wood occurred near the flared base of the tree, and I was able to split several blanks for spoons, each with a slightly different angle to the curve. 61 more words

DIY

Showering and Bathing as a Spoonie

Let’s talk about something personal, ok? Showers and baths. We all know how exhausting they are for a Spoonie, but how can we work them for our benefit? 459 more words

Chronic Illness