How to Handle Chronic Illness When You’re Newly Diagnosed – Advice from Veteran Spoonies 

“I have a chronic illness. Now what?”   I’ve been spending a ton of time on Instagram lately, connecting with the amazing spoonie community there. I often ask questions to increase engagement, and I’ve found a veritable treasure trove of information that I can’t wait to share with you every week!   A few months […]

“My Doctor Didn’t Believe My Pain” – Women Are Not Taken Seriously By Their Doctors – [Video] 

Have you ever heard a doctor say “You’re making it up” or “It can’t be that bad!” Women with chronic pain have a very hard time being taken seriously by doctors. Here are 5 frustrating and heartbreaking stories.

What Did It Take for People to FINALLY Believe You’re Sick? 

Did it take an eternity for people to believe you live with a chronic illness? You’re not alone! Here’s what it took for real people to be taken seriously when they were at their most vulnerable.

What Is a Linewalker? – [Short Video] 

Have you survived trauma? Are you a medium, psychic, healer, or shaman? You’re a linewalker!

Why You Should Go to the Doctor Looking Like a Zombie – [Video] 

Do you know what’s really scary? If you take the time to dress nicely and put on makeup, your doctor might not believe you have a chronic illness! Learn why you should look like a zombie during your next visit.

What Is a Shadow Spoonie? 

Struggling with mystery symptoms? Doctors not taking you seriously? You’re a shadow spoonie, and you need answers. Write your symptoms, and let those with diagnosed chronic illness help guide you to an answer!

The Best Sleeping Positions for Chronic Pain or Injuries – [Infographic] 

Are you having trouble sleeping due to pain? There are certain sleeping positions you can try to ease the pain and get the much-needed rest you need. Check out this helpful infographic!

What Beauty Hides – My Story of Stigma With Chronic Illness 

“You don’t look sick.” “You’re just making it up for attention.” “You look perfectly healthy!” “You’re too young!” Invisible illness awareness is important. Learn what beauty hides.

This Contest Is Over – Winner Will Be Chosen Tomorrow – Thank You for Entering!! 

This Contest Is Over – Winner Will Be Chosen Tomorrow – Thank You for Entering!!

30 Weirdly Fascinating Health & Body Facts – [Infographic] 

Humans share many fascinating biological similarities that set us apart from all other living organisms. Check out these 30 weirdly fascinating health and body facts infographic! (You won’t believe #10!)