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The 12 Memes of a Chronic Illness Christmas

 

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30 Things About My Invisible Illness You May Not Know

In honor of invisible illness week I am doing something I don't normally do.  I try not to make this blog about my personal struggle with my invisible illness, although that certainly has an impact on what I write.  Instead, I try to write about things that encourage and inspire the invisible illness community as… Continue reading 30 Things About My Invisible Illness You May Not Know

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10 Blogs You Should Be Reading If You Have An Autoimmune Disease

Information and community are key for people who are autoimmune messes.  We need information to help us understand and deal with our autoimmune problems as well as community and connection to help us through them.  The following ten blogs, in random order, are where I believe every autoimmune mess can find that. 1. Molly's Fund Blog… Continue reading 10 Blogs You Should Be Reading If You Have An Autoimmune Disease

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Would You Rather Have A Visible or Invisible Illness?

I was recently asked a very difficult question.  The asker didn't mean for it to be difficult but it became so thought-provoking for me that I had to really take some time before I was sure of my answer.  The question was would you rather have a visible or invisible illness.  This question seems to… Continue reading Would You Rather Have A Visible or Invisible Illness?

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Invisible Illness Awareness Week Count Down

7 Ways to Support a Loved One With Invisible Illness We are excitedly anticipating the arrival of Invisible Illness Awareness Week, and to celebrate we are counting down the top seven things you can do to support a loved one with an invisible illness.  The ever-terrific #2... If you love someone with an invisible illness then… Continue reading Invisible Illness Awareness Week Count Down

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Invisible Illness Awareness Week Count Down

7 Ways to Support a Loved One With Invisible Illness We are excitedly anticipating the arrival of Invisible Illness Awareness Week, and to celebrate we are counting down the top seven things you can do to support a loved one with invisible illness.  Without further delay the lovely #3 is... This sounds so obvious and easy,… Continue reading Invisible Illness Awareness Week Count Down

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How Invisible Illness Made Me a Better Person

Invisible illnesses take away a lot of precious things and opportunities in our lives.  I could easily list the things that are lost to those of us who battle chronic illness, fatigue, and pain day after day.  You would probably easily understand most of the list and then, there might be some that you hadn't thought… Continue reading How Invisible Illness Made Me a Better Person

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Invisible Illness Awareness Week Count Down

7 Ways to Support a Loved One With Invisible Illness We are excitedly anticipating the arrival of Invisible Illness Awareness Week, and to celebrate we are counting down the top seven things you can do to support a loved one with an invisible illness.  The fantastic #4 is... When you are fighting an invisible illness you… Continue reading Invisible Illness Awareness Week Count Down