This is for my fellow food allergy sufferers who have Difficult Relatives: Continue reading “Difficult Relatives of Spoonies, Part Three”
I first learned about Yulia through her hilarious ME advocacy videos on her channel, @FunWithCFS. Yulia was a Ph.D student when she got sick and she is one brilliant, multitalented spoonie! This is a tiny bit longer than my other guest posts, but every word is worth the time. Please read her painfully relatable, funny, beautifully written memoir excerpt and be sure to check out her videos in the middle of the post.
Continue reading “Spoonie Guest Artist:Yulia Greyman (@FunWithCFS on YouTube)”
Welcome to my second Spoonie Guest Artist post. I started following Nicole on Instagram because I fell in love with her gloriously sarcastic and painfully funny collage art. Her work is one of the reasons I started this series. Continue reading “Spoonie Guest Artist: Nicole a.k.a. @artful_agony”
Hello Spoonies and Happy Valentine’s Day… Continue reading “Valentines for Spoonies: Part Two”
For a long time, I’ve been noticing that there are many outlets for writers with chronic illness but comparatively few for artists with chronic illness. I decided to create these “Spoonie Guest Artist” posts, featuring some of the super-talented visual and multimedia artists I’ve met since I started blogging. I found Alexandra on Instagram (she’s @yourachingart_m.e). I immediately started following her because her work is creative, relatable, funny, lovely, and comforting. She’s also an excellent writer; I admit I teared up reading parts of this. Check out her story and artwork. Continue reading “Spoonie Guest Artist: Alexandra Baker (@yourachingart_m.e)”