Encouragement

It is difficult when your illness dictates your life. When you are taped with no way out. Unable to live. … More

Shake it Off

Living with a chronic illness is a challenge beyond words when encountering people who don’t understand. We have all had … More

Spoonful of Spoonie Encouragment

Mornings for those with a chronic illness are a struggle beyond words. Waking up and willing our bodies to function … More

Dogs!

This took much longer than I expected to write. Many people on the Chronically Hopeful Facebook page were interested when … More

Lupus

“Yes, you need to know what Lupus is all about, but above all you need the strength and resourcefulness to … More

Five C’s of Coping with Stress

Stress comes with chronic illness. ¬†Get one chronic illness and receive more stress than you dream possible at no extra … More

But You Don’t Look Sick

“But you don’t look sick..” A saying that chronically ill people hear way too often. For those who have recently … More