It’s Not Lupus…Except When It’s Lupus

It's not Lupus. It's never Lupus. Everyone loves a good, outdated House joke right? But how about the times it actually is Lupus...which is more common than you'd think. In all seriousness, it takes over 7...
Is It Tiredness Or Fatigue

How To Tell If You’re ‘Just Tired’ Or Suffer From ‘Fatigue.’

A common symptom of many chronic illnesses is fatigue. Although this symptom doesn't necessarily cause pain, it can still be crippling. I'll be honest though, it annoys me when people misuse the word. I've heard...
Flea Performing at Oxegen Festival 2006

5 Famous Musicians You Didn’t Know Were Suffering from Chronic Pain

As someone who suffers from an autoimmune disease, I know living with chronic pain is not easy. It can be both physically and emotionally painful, but it's not uncommon. A lot of people are...
20 foolproof travel tips

20 Foolproof Travel Tips For Spoonies

Public travel is a stressful experience, especially if you live in a busy city or frequently travel internationally. What makes it even more painful (no pun intended) is travelling while having a chronic illness. I...
5 Chronic Illness Warriors You Should Be Following on Instagram

5 Chronic Illness Warriors You Should Be Following on Instagram

I love Instagram. It's a great space to connect with people. I find it especially useful to connect with other people dealing with chronic conditions. Since starting this platform, I have met some amazing...
Little Miss Crista

5 YouTube Creators That Struggle With Chronic Pain

Chronic pain can affect anyone. In another post, I highlighted a number of musicians that suffer from a range of conditions. In this post, I will be focusing on famous YouTubers with chronic pain...
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Lady Gaga: Five Foot Two – Music Fame and Chronic Pain (Review)

I've never known what to think of Lady Gaga. I wasn't sure whether to love her or hate her. The extravagant costumes, the strange, but well-made music videos...the meat dress! I wanted to get a...
Please Offer Me A Seat

This Week Is ‘Priority Seating Week’ – What Does This Mean?

Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity TFL (Transport For London) announced this week as Priority Seating Week. I imagine you're wondering what this is. Well, last year TFL rolled out the "Please...
Express Your Fashion Identity With A Chronic Illness

How to Express Your Fashion Identity with a Chronic Illness (INTERVIEW)

Having a chronic illness affects pretty much every area of your life. Fashion is definitely one of those areas. Pain flare-ups and extreme fatigue cause restrictions on the clothes you wear. Someone who knows this...
5 things youll notice if your chronic illness isnt severe

5 Thing That Happen When Your Chronic Illness Isn’t ‘Severe’

There are so many types of chronic illnesses. Too many too list here. What's more complex is that each illness will vary from person to person. They also vary in levels of severity. You...

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