Yes, it’s that time of year again. Continue reading “Valentines for Spoonies”
Yes, it’s that time of year again. Continue reading “Valentines for Spoonies” →
Remember when our biggest problems were doctors not taking us seriously and people’s lack of understanding about our health issues? Are you nostalgic for those days? Me too! Continue reading “How to #Resist Without Using All Your Spoons” →
Christmas is great, Hanukkah is great, but I really think Festivus has excellent potential as a holiday for the chronically ill. Hear me out. Continue reading “Festivus: A Holiday for Spoonies?” →
1. You LOOK so healthy.
2. Have you tried (name of very basic, obvious remedy, like ibuprofen)?
3. Are you SURE you’re sick?
4. You mean you really can’t do that tiny, tiny, little motion? Just doing that little thing causes you pain? Aren’t you being dramatic? Continue reading “Things Not to Say to People With Chronic Illnesses” →
The other day I was at the osteopath’s office, getting ready to pay for the visit. The secretary asked if they had my insurance information. I told them I had Medicare. Continue reading “Medicare is for Disabled People, Too” →