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Had a lovely week at April vacation camp! Pre making  68 dirt cups pretty much sums up my week lmao!i got to work with the second graders all week and Oo did we have a great team of staff working with this group! #spoonie #chronicillness #chronicallyfabulous #chronicillnesswarrior #warriors #invisableillness #chronicallyawesome #feedingtube #tubie #port #portacath  #livinglife #strength #loveyourself #fight  #gastroparesis #fight #fighter #thespooniesisterhood #chronicloveclub #camp #vacation #vacationcamp

Had a lovely week at April vacation camp! Pre making 68 dirt cups pretty much sums up my week lmao!i got to work with the second graders all week and Oo did we have a great team of staff working with this group! #spoonie #chronicillness #chronicallyfabulous #chronicillnesswarrior #warriors #invisableillness #chronicallyawesome #feedingtube #tubie #port #portacath #livinglife #strength #loveyourself #fight #gastroparesis #fight #fighter #thespooniesisterhood #chronicloveclub #camp #vacation #vacationcamp - 0 seconds

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Set the intention each and every day and watch how it will change your outlook on life 💕

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I can’t tell if Percy is helping, or trying to make sure he doesn’t get left behind... .
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#movingpicture #movingtips #percy #tabbycats #beablessingtoothers #humblebutempowered  #momtalk #migrainerelief  #thinksocial #wellnotperfect #homeschoolmom #chronicillnesswarrior #mentalhealthwarrior #ocdawareness #anxietyrelief #positivevibesonly💯 #mombosslife #sugarfree #nocarbs #coffeemakesmehappy #wichitafalls #northtexas #debtfreecommunity #weightlosstips #homeschoolmama #coffeeandjesus #magicalmocha

I can’t tell if Percy is helping, or trying to make sure he doesn’t get left behind... . . . #movingpicture #movingtips #percy #tabbycats #beablessingtoothers #humblebutempowered #momtalk #migrainerelief #thinksocial #wellnotperfect #homeschoolmom #chronicillnesswarrior #mentalhealthwarrior #ocdawareness #anxietyrelief #positivevibesonly #mombosslife #sugarfree #nocarbs #coffeemakesmehappy #wichitafalls #northtexas #debtfreecommunity #weightlosstips #homeschoolmama #coffeeandjesus #magicalmocha - 0 seconds

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Sun, fruit and fresh air therapy ☀️🍏🌬
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#ehlersdanlossyndrome #heds #fibromyalgia #severefibromyalgia #hypermobilitysyndrome #hypermobilityehlersdanlossyndrome #eupd #bpd #ibs #jointhypermobilitysyndrome #chronicillness #borderlinepersonalitydisorder #emotionallyunstabledborderlinepersonalitydisorder #agoraphobia #depression #chronicpain #EDS #chronicillnesswarrior #mentalillness #mentalhealth #anxiety #invisibleillness #socialanxiety #spoonie #vegan #plantbased #alpro #longweekend #selfcare

Sun, fruit and fresh air therapy 🌬 . . . . . . . . . . . #ehlersdanlossyndrome #heds #fibromyalgia #severefibromyalgia #hypermobilitysyndrome #hypermobilityehlersdanlossyndrome #eupd #bpd #ibs #jointhypermobilitysyndrome #chronicillness #borderlinepersonalitydisorder #emotionallyunstabledborderlinepersonalitydisorder #agoraphobia #depression #chronicpain #EDS #chronicillnesswarrior #mentalillness #mentalhealth #anxiety #invisibleillness #socialanxiety #spoonie #vegan #plantbased #alpro #longweekend #selfcare - 2 minutes ago

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What is everyone's favourite fidget toy? .
Mine is a mini rubix or a fidget cube 😍👋
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#autism #fidgetspinner #chronicpain#newzealand #auckland #chronicillness #invisbleillness #love #happy #chronicallyill #spoonie #chronicillnesswarrior #spoonielife #life #autoimmunewarrior #me #grateful #autoimmune #invisibleillnesswarrior #chronicillnesslife #illness #pain  #sensoryplay #strength #everydaypain #chronicillnessawareness #spooniewarrior #living #mecfs #stim

What is everyone's favourite fidget toy? . Mine is a mini rubix or a fidget cube . . . . . #autism #fidgetspinner #chronicpain #newzealand #auckland #chronicillness #invisbleillness #love #happy #chronicallyill #spoonie #chronicillnesswarrior #spoonielife #life #autoimmunewarrior #me #grateful #autoimmune #invisibleillnesswarrior #chronicillnesslife #illness #pain #sensoryplay #strength #everydaypain #chronicillnessawareness #spooniewarrior #living #mecfs #stim - 4 minutes ago

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I never tire of my snuggles with Ewok. Even when she’s trodding on my work or sitting inconveniently, it’s more relaxing to have her snuggled with me. 
Day 20/100
I believe Ive finished my second of 15 pieces for this collection!! So exciting!! And today I’ve been working on a black and white piece and well, 
I’m finding the black and white aspect quite interesting and challenging. There’s very little depth ability as with colour (I’m not using grey) and distinguishing between flowers and leaves or even between each flower is going to require more attention and detail... which will be interesting. 
I am finding that ideas that work in pencil on paper do not necessarily work the same in thread and fabric. So I’m having to rethink some ideas and put more intention into things, so it can’t just be a flower or a negative space it has to have a deeper meaning or purpose to placement or concept. 
I’m loving how challenging these projects are and how much I’m learning- I think I need to write down some of these lessons to remember them better! 
#the100daysproject #embroidery #throughalensofnature #chronicillnesswarrior #love #literaturebynature #rhythmsofgracecreations 
#handembroidery #embroiderersofinstagram #handmade #australiandesigner #stitchybystitch #stitchinginkindness #2019stitching 
#100daysofstitching #100daysofmadness #blackandwhite #bw #ewok #snugglemonster #furbaby #relaxation

I never tire of my snuggles with Ewok. Even when she’s trodding on my work or sitting inconveniently, it’s more relaxing to have her snuggled with me. Day 20/100 I believe Ive finished my second of 15 pieces for this collection!! So exciting!! And today I’ve been working on a black and white piece and well, I’m finding the black and white aspect quite interesting and challenging. There’s very little depth ability as with colour (I’m not using grey) and distinguishing between flowers and leaves or even between each flower is going to require more attention and detail... which will be interesting. I am finding that ideas that work in pencil on paper do not necessarily work the same in thread and fabric. So I’m having to rethink some ideas and put more intention into things, so it can’t just be a flower or a negative space it has to have a deeper meaning or purpose to placement or concept. I’m loving how challenging these projects are and how much I’m learning- I think I need to write down some of these lessons to remember them better! #the100daysproject #embroidery #throughalensofnature #chronicillnesswarrior #love #literaturebynature #rhythmsofgracecreations #handembroidery #embroiderersofinstagram #handmade #australiandesigner #stitchybystitch #stitchinginkindness #2019stitching #100daysofstitching #100daysofmadness #blackandwhite #bw #ewok #snugglemonster #furbaby #relaxation - 4 minutes ago

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Me and my bff brain fog. What do you do to get rid of it?

Me and my bff brain fog. What do you do to get rid of it? - 14 minutes ago

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Beaut of a day at Oxborough Hall.
Easter egg hunt with the children .
Managed it without my stick too 🤓
#nationaltrust #oxboroughhall #beautyindecay #easteregghunt #woodlandwanders #fibromyalgia #fibromyalgiawarrior #fibromyalgiasucks #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicillnesssucks #calm #breathe #myfavouriteplace #metalgirl #altgirlsofinstagram #piercedgirlsofinstagram #messyhairdontcare #redhead

Beaut of a day at Oxborough Hall. Easter egg hunt with the children . Managed it without my stick too 🤓 #nationaltrust #oxboroughhall #beautyindecay #easteregghunt #woodlandwanders #fibromyalgia #fibromyalgiawarrior #fibromyalgiasucks #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicillnesssucks #calm #breathe #myfavouriteplace #metalgirl #altgirlsofinstagram #piercedgirlsofinstagram #messyhairdontcare #redhead - 18 minutes ago

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🍊🍇🍉🍌🍏🍓 . #gp #gastroparesis #gastritis #gerd #gpwarrior #ibs #irritablebowelsyndrome #ibswarrior #guthealth #health #heal #healing #spoonie #stomachhealth #pain #flareup #chronicpain #chronicpainwarrior #mentalhealth #mentalhealthwarrior #anxiety #depression #positivity #chronicillness #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicfatigue #chronicfatiguewarrior

. #gp #gastroparesis #gastritis #gerd #gpwarrior #ibs #irritablebowelsyndrome #ibswarrior #guthealth #health #heal #healing #spoonie #stomachhealth #pain #flareup #chronicpain #chronicpainwarrior #mentalhealth #mentalhealthwarrior #anxiety #depression #positivity #chronicillness #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicfatigue #chronicfatiguewarrior - 19 minutes ago

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If you are hosting this weekend or need to bring a dish, how about this Farro and Arugula Salad with Moroccan Roasted Carrots. Wow it sounds so fancy but it’s easy to make! Recipe at @thedizzycook where you can find migraine safe recipes! 🥗🥕🥬
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#migrainestrong #migrainediet #healyourheadache #migrainelife #chronicmigraine #migraine #migrainerelief #migrainessuck #migraineawareness #migrainewarrior #migrainesupport #chronicmigraines #migraines #migraineblogger  #migraineblog #migraines #chronicillness #chronicillnessawareness #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicillnesslife #chronicillnesscommunity #chronicpain #invisibleillness #saladrecipe

If you are hosting this weekend or need to bring a dish, how about this Farro and Arugula Salad with Moroccan Roasted Carrots. Wow it sounds so fancy but it’s easy to make! Recipe at @thedizzycook where you can find migraine safe recipes! 🥗🥕🥬 . . . . #migrainestrong #migrainediet #healyourheadache #migrainelife #chronicmigraine #migraine #migrainerelief #migrainessuck #migraineawareness #migrainewarrior #migrainesupport #chronicmigraines #migraines #migraineblogger #migraineblog #migraines #chronicillness #chronicillnessawareness #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicillnesslife #chronicillnesscommunity #chronicpain #invisibleillness #saladrecipe - 25 minutes ago

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Got some new things for Dexter and I'm so happy with them? He worn the bee bow tie to training classes today.
Also shout out to my local Co op for this! That's amazing!

#assistantdog #adit #assistantdogintraining #staffordshirebullterrier #staffie #servicedog #servicedogintraining #dogsofinstagram #chronicfatiguesyndrome #cfs #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicpain #chronicillness #ruminationsyndrome #ibs

Got some new things for Dexter and I'm so happy with them? He worn the bee bow tie to training classes today. Also shout out to my local Co op for this! That's amazing! #assistantdog #adit #assistantdogintraining #staffordshirebullterrier #staffie #servicedog #servicedogintraining #dogsofinstagram #chronicfatiguesyndrome #cfs #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicpain #chronicillness #ruminationsyndrome #ibs - 28 minutes ago

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Many people think healthy eating is expensive… but food choice has such a powerful impact on your health. By choosing to invest in nourishing your body, you are quite literally supporting your body to fight disease and function at its best. ⁣
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5 Essential Tips for Healthy Eating on a Budget: ⁣
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1. PLAN AHEAD and don’t shop hungry. Use the free NFT weekly meal planner - sign up to our newsletter through the website (link in bio) & it will arrive in your welcome email. ⁣
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2. PRIORITISE. If you are on a budget don’t buy into the latest health products. Spending £30 on a superfood powder to add to your smoothie is much more expensive than adding some frozen berries for an antioxidant boost. ⁣
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3. EAT MORE FRUIT & VEG AND SHOP SMART. Whole foods can be very cheap. Shop around, visit a local fruit & veg store as it’s often much cheaper and better quality than supermarkets. There can be a big price difference between loose vs. pre-packed fruit & veg. Premium veg (e.g. tenderstem broccoli) is around 3x more pricey than regular varieties. ⁣
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4. WASTE LESS. Turn leftovers into another meal / freeze for another day. If you know you can’t eat all of something (e.g. a loaf of bread) freeze half to use later. ⁣
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5. BUY FROZEN. Frozen fruit and vegetables are thought of as less fresh, when in fact they often contain more nutrients as they are picked and the peak of freshness and then frozen to seal I’m the nutrients. ⁣

Many people think healthy eating is expensive… but food choice has such a powerful impact on your health. By choosing to invest in nourishing your body, you are quite literally supporting your body to fight disease and function at its best. ⁣ ⁣ 5 Essential Tips for Healthy Eating on a Budget: ⁣ ⁣ 1. PLAN AHEAD and don’t shop hungry. Use the free NFT weekly meal planner - sign up to our newsletter through the website (link in bio) & it will arrive in your welcome email. ⁣ ⁣ 2. PRIORITISE. If you are on a budget don’t buy into the latest health products. Spending £30 on a superfood powder to add to your smoothie is much more expensive than adding some frozen berries for an antioxidant boost. ⁣ ⁣ 3. EAT MORE FRUIT & VEG AND SHOP SMART. Whole foods can be very cheap. Shop around, visit a local fruit & veg store as it’s often much cheaper and better quality than supermarkets. There can be a big price difference between loose vs. pre-packed fruit & veg. Premium veg (e.g. tenderstem broccoli) is around 3x more pricey than regular varieties. ⁣ ⁣ 4. WASTE LESS. Turn leftovers into another meal / freeze for another day. If you know you can’t eat all of something (e.g. a loaf of bread) freeze half to use later. ⁣ ⁣ 5. BUY FROZEN. Frozen fruit and vegetables are thought of as less fresh, when in fact they often contain more nutrients as they are picked and the peak of freshness and then frozen to seal I’m the nutrients. ⁣ - 29 minutes ago

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#fibromyalgia #fibromyalgiaawareness #spoonie #chronicillness #fibromyalgiawarrior #chronicpain #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicillnessawareness #chronicpainwarrior #chronicpainawareness

#FibroWarriorQuestion . . . . . . #fibromyalgia #fibromyalgiaawareness #spoonie #chronicillness #fibromyalgiawarrior #chronicpain #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicillnessawareness #chronicpainwarrior #chronicpainawareness - 40 minutes ago

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📢🔊♦ATTENTION♦❗
💚 REAL TALK💚❗❗👉 💁💬🌌Have you ever felt like you were stuck in your life?, whether its in a relationship, a job or something you cant seem to put your finger on?😒😰
It's such a horrible feeling isnt it?😒😟
When you are following your spiritual path, when you start "#awakening", its sort of a scary experience because you are no longer seeing life through those rose colored glasses, you are now seeing everything incredibly clear.👀👀👀
Speaking your truth, living your truth takes courage, and its pretty scary...you might even lose some friends or even family along the way.
✨When we start eating a clean whole foods diet, incorporating more raw and unprocessed foods and drinking pure water, besides detoxifying physically, we also detox emotionally and mentally. We start to see everything differently, our thinking becomes clearer.⚡⚡⚡✨✨✨
📌BUT...here is the thing. We only live this life time once, you gotta be happy.😁🙌 OR you come back to do it all over again.😱🌀
If something feels "stuck", it probably is, you are probably not following your soul path, it may be time to" unstick "yourself and move forward. Scary? YOU bet it is, but living a life where you are not happy and forcing things to happen is even worse. Living a life wearing a mask is scary. What do you think?😕
If this resonates with you, my advice is to seek a spiritual counsellor or teacher for help. You are not alone. It might feel like you are, but please trust me, you have more "helpers" than you know.☺💃💃💃💃💃💃
💁Comments are always welcomed!👇👇
Please share with me below. Building a community is what I want to do.
☝Have a Blessed day and remember, #HEALING is possible.🙏💜💚💛🌈
#followyourpathtohappiness 
#speakyourtruth 
#raiseyourconsciousness 
#50shadesofspirituality 
#awakethesoul 
#eatcleandietfoods 
#detoxmental 
#cleanthinking 
#cleartoxins 
#followyourintuition 
#followyourgut 
#wholefoodsdiet
#holisticnutritionistintraining 
#raiseyourvibrationthroughmeditationandlove 
#soulful 
#liveyourtruth 
#instagood
#instaquotes 
#vasculitis
#takayasusurvivor 
#chronicillnesswarrior 
#followmyjourneytowellness

ATTENTION REAL TALK Have you ever felt like you were stuck in your life?, whether its in a relationship, a job or something you cant seem to put your finger on? It's such a horrible feeling isnt it?😟 When you are following your spiritual path, when you start "#awakening ", its sort of a scary experience because you are no longer seeing life through those rose colored glasses, you are now seeing everything incredibly clear. Speaking your truth, living your truth takes courage, and its pretty scary...you might even lose some friends or even family along the way. When we start eating a clean whole foods diet, incorporating more raw and unprocessed foods and drinking pure water, besides detoxifying physically, we also detox emotionally and mentally. We start to see everything differently, our thinking becomes clearer. BUT...here is the thing. We only live this life time once, you gotta be happy. OR you come back to do it all over again. If something feels "stuck", it probably is, you are probably not following your soul path, it may be time to" unstick "yourself and move forward. Scary? YOU bet it is, but living a life where you are not happy and forcing things to happen is even worse. Living a life wearing a mask is scary. What do you think?😕 If this resonates with you, my advice is to seek a spiritual counsellor or teacher for help. You are not alone. It might feel like you are, but please trust me, you have more "helpers" than you know. Comments are always welcomed! Please share with me below. Building a community is what I want to do. Have a Blessed day and remember, #HEALING is possible. #followyourpathtohappiness #speakyourtruth #raiseyourconsciousness #50shadesofspirituality #awakethesoul #eatcleandietfoods #detoxmental #cleanthinking #cleartoxins #followyourintuition #followyourgut #wholefoodsdiet #holisticnutritionistintraining #raiseyourvibrationthroughmeditationandlove #soulful #liveyourtruth #instagood #instaquotes #vasculitis #takayasusurvivor #chronicillnesswarrior #followmyjourneytowellness - 42 minutes ago

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Some days are awesome and some days are rough. When I joke that I'm "brain dead" my brain actually isn't firing on all cylinders. At the end of some days my brain, it's mush! Reason and Problem solving? Out. The. Window. .
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I changed my page so that other #chronicillnesswarrior could know that they are not alone. I'm so much better but I still have my days. On those days, it's all about self care. Meditation. Body Awareness. Moving/stretching, & Detoxing. ♡

Thanks @hashimotosbossbabe for sharing

♡ . . Some days are awesome and some days are rough. When I joke that I'm "brain dead" my brain actually isn't firing on all cylinders. At the end of some days my brain, it's mush! Reason and Problem solving? Out. The. Window. . . . I changed my page so that other #chronicillnesswarrior could know that they are not alone. I'm so much better but I still have my days. On those days, it's all about self care. Meditation. Body Awareness. Moving/stretching, & Detoxing. ♡ Thanks @hashimotosbossbabe for sharing - 47 minutes ago

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Woke up this morning in excruciating pain. My body has decided I needed the experience of passing kidney stones. All this damn pain my body is always in. I wish I was a masochist. Life wouldn't be less painful but at least I'd fucking enjoy it🤨 #kidneystones #emergencyroom #yorkhospital #inkedfibrowarrior #fuckfibromyalgia #mybodysamess #pain #chronicpainawareness #chronicpain #chronicpainlife #chronicpainwarriors #chronicpainsurvivor #invisibleillness #invisibleillnessawareness #chronicillness #chronicillnesswarrior #spooniewarrior #spoonie

Woke up this morning in excruciating pain. My body has decided I needed the experience of passing kidney stones. All this damn pain my body is always in. I wish I was a masochist. Life wouldn't be less painful but at least I'd fucking enjoy it🤨 #kidneystones #emergencyroom #yorkhospital #inkedfibrowarrior #fuckfibromyalgia #mybodysamess #pain #chronicpainawareness #chronicpain #chronicpainlife #chronicpainwarriors #chronicpainsurvivor #invisibleillness #invisibleillnessawareness #chronicillness #chronicillnesswarrior #spooniewarrior #spoonie - 52 minutes ago

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#risenshine #wakenbake #goodmorningsunshine #wellnessmotivation #wellnessjourney #healthyhabits #wellnessaddict #medicalmarijuanapatient #mmjlife #marijuanaismedicine #cannabiscures #celiacsurvival #fibromyalgiafighter #chronicillnesswarrior #ptsdrecovery #spoonielife #wellnesswarrior #wellnessjourney #highlymotivated #howilivewell #flowerpowered #fueledbythc #medicatetoelevate #highandhealthy #normalizecannabis #endthestigma #betterbabes #spooniesunite #yourwellnessiseverything

#risenshine #wakenbake #goodmorningsunshine #wellnessmotivation #wellnessjourney #healthyhabits #wellnessaddict #medicalmarijuanapatient #mmjlife #marijuanaismedicine #cannabiscures #celiacsurvival #fibromyalgiafighter #chronicillnesswarrior #ptsdrecovery #spoonielife #wellnesswarrior #wellnessjourney #highlymotivated #howilivewell #flowerpowered #fueledbythc #medicatetoelevate #highandhealthy #normalizecannabis #endthestigma #betterbabes #spooniesunite #yourwellnessiseverything - 1 hour ago

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Enjoying a bit of sunshine 🌞😎
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#posturalorthostatictachycardiasyndrome #potssyndrome #chronicillness #dysautonomia #chronicconstipation #oesophagealdysmotility #dysmotility #spoonie #hospital #inpatient #intestinaldysmotility #tachycardia #autonomicdysfunction #chronicillnesswarrior #keepgoing #nevergiveup #syncope #butyoudontlooksick #invisibleillness #gastroparesis #tubefeeding #scoliosis #autoimmunedisease #zebra #raredisease #reallife #neurology #sickbutinvisible #wheelchair #sunshine

Enjoying a bit of sunshine 🌞😎 . . #posturalorthostatictachycardiasyndrome #potssyndrome #chronicillness #dysautonomia #chronicconstipation #oesophagealdysmotility #dysmotility #spoonie #hospital #inpatient #intestinaldysmotility #tachycardia #autonomicdysfunction #chronicillnesswarrior #keepgoing #nevergiveup #syncope #butyoudontlooksick #invisibleillness #gastroparesis #tubefeeding #scoliosis #autoimmunedisease #zebra #raredisease #reallife #neurology #sickbutinvisible #wheelchair #sunshine - 1 hour ago

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Sure, there are times when I say fuck it and I eat whatever the hell I want. The act of eating and sharing food is such a huge part of what makes us human. And I want to be part of that, chronic illness and all.
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But mostly, I’m on a df/gf diet. I also avoid refined sugars and caffeine. I don’t try and be perfect at it but I do try to eat with intent of what will work for my body (instead of working against it).
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Watching what you eat for health reasons is fucking hard. Often, I can feel myself slipping into old disordered eating brain patterns. Even though I’m restricting for the “right” reasons, it can still trigger me which sucks big time. Sometimes, it’s just about plain old resentment. It takes a lot of energy and planning and often holds me back from social situations.
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But on days like today where I have the time and space to create what I eat, it can be a beautiful thing to honour my illness.
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Fresh tomato salad with homemade df pesto, olive oil, micro greens, fresh basil and of course, a sprinkling of Maldon salt 🍅🍅🍅#selflove
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#inyofacefibro #fibromyalgia #fuckfibro #fibrowarrior #fibrostrong #fibrofit #chronicillness #wegotthis #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicallyill #chronicallyawesome #everydamnday #spoonie #spoonielife #spooniesunite #invisibleillness #wellnesswarrior #motivation #chronicpain #mentalhealthawareness #selfcare #gfdf #cleaneating #eatingforlove

Sure, there are times when I say fuck it and I eat whatever the hell I want. The act of eating and sharing food is such a huge part of what makes us human. And I want to be part of that, chronic illness and all. . But mostly, I’m on a df/gf diet. I also avoid refined sugars and caffeine. I don’t try and be perfect at it but I do try to eat with intent of what will work for my body (instead of working against it). . Watching what you eat for health reasons is fucking hard. Often, I can feel myself slipping into old disordered eating brain patterns. Even though I’m restricting for the “right” reasons, it can still trigger me which sucks big time. Sometimes, it’s just about plain old resentment. It takes a lot of energy and planning and often holds me back from social situations. . But on days like today where I have the time and space to create what I eat, it can be a beautiful thing to honour my illness. . Fresh tomato salad with homemade df pesto, olive oil, micro greens, fresh basil and of course, a sprinkling of Maldon salt #selflove . . . #inyofacefibro #fibromyalgia #fuckfibro #fibrowarrior #fibrostrong #fibrofit #chronicillness #wegotthis #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicallyill #chronicallyawesome #everydamnday #spoonie #spoonielife #spooniesunite #invisibleillness #wellnesswarrior #motivation #chronicpain #mentalhealthawareness #selfcare #gfdf #cleaneating #eatingforlove - 1 hour ago

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“Slowly marching on!”
This was probably my best ride to date for the past year. Wyatt was behaving in a plain snaffle which isn’t typical (Praise!!!). Other then him doing many excited bucks when I tried to canter over the larger fence (we are going to work on that) he was perfect. Thankful that I have energy to ride and that even when I don’t my horse takes fairly good care of me. 
#exbarrelhorse #showjumping #gettingbackontrack #backatit #goingforit #chronicpain #chronicpainwarrior #chronicillness #chronicillnesswarrior #fighter #jumper #crazyhorse #beautifulnight

“Slowly marching on!” This was probably my best ride to date for the past year. Wyatt was behaving in a plain snaffle which isn’t typical (Praise!!!). Other then him doing many excited bucks when I tried to canter over the larger fence (we are going to work on that) he was perfect. Thankful that I have energy to ride and that even when I don’t my horse takes fairly good care of me. #exbarrelhorse #showjumping #gettingbackontrack #backatit #goingforit #chronicpain #chronicpainwarrior #chronicillness #chronicillnesswarrior #fighter #jumper #crazyhorse #beautifulnight - 1 hour ago

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Happy 420 everyone! This will be my only toke today as I have to work later.  Booooo. But I hope you all have fun and elevate responsibly. ❤🧡💛💚💙💜 .
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Happy 420 everyone! This will be my only toke today as I have to work later. Booooo. But I hope you all have fun and elevate responsibly. 🧡 . . . . . . . . #420 #happy420 #chronic #medicinalherbs #toking #medicinalcannabis #girlswhotoke #bpdwarrior #spoonie #spoonielife #chronicpainwarrior #chronicillnesswarrior #hswarrior #autoimmunewarrior #saintjohn #newbrunswick #lacylola - 1 hour ago

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✨Con Osita Rosita✨.
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Con Osita Rosita. . . . . #cysticfibrosisawareness #cftoddler #cfbaby #cfwarrior #cffighter #cysticfibrosisfighter #kidsfashion #kidsmodel #photoshoot #childmodel #chronicillnesswarrior #rarediseasewarrior #raredisease #brave #strong #toddlersofinstagram #65roses #girlmodel - 1 hour ago

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✨Con Osita Rosita✨.
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Con Osita Rosita. . . . . #cysticfibrosisawareness #cftoddler #cfbaby #cfwarrior #cffighter #cysticfibrosisfighter #kidsfashion #kidsmodel #photoshoot #childmodel #chronicillnesswarrior #rarediseasewarrior #raredisease #brave #strong #toddlersofinstagram #65roses #girlmodel - 1 hour ago

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Isn't this a cool way to make a pot for these lovely succulents? My stepmom also has the creative gene. #photography #photographsandmemories #creativelife #succulents #chronicillnesswarrior #toomanyillnessestohashtag #simplejoys

Isn't this a cool way to make a pot for these lovely succulents? My stepmom also has the creative gene. #photography #photographsandmemories #creativelife #succulents #chronicillnesswarrior #toomanyillnessestohashtag #simplejoys - 1 hour ago

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✨Esos Rulos!!!✨.
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Esos Rulos!!!. . . . . #cysticfibrosisawareness #cftoddler #cfbaby #cfwarrior #cffighter #cysticfibrosisfighter #kidsfashion #kidsmodel #photoshoot #childmodel #chronicillnesswarrior #rarediseasewarrior #raredisease #brave #strong #toddlersofinstagram #65roses #girlmodel - 2 hours ago

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✨Caritas de Sabado✨.
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Caritas de Sabado. . . . . #cysticfibrosisawareness #cftoddler #cfbaby #cfwarrior #cffighter #cysticfibrosisfighter #kidsfashion #kidsmodel #photoshoot #childmodel #chronicillnesswarrior #rarediseasewarrior #raredisease #brave #strong #toddlersofinstagram #65roses #girlmodel - 2 hours ago

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Self Care - I can handle it, I’ve been taking a bath almost ever night and drinking lots of water and going to the gym a few days a week.
Self Love - still working on it and I think I will always struggle with it. I basically hate my body right now, I hate that I can’t eat because it gives me anxiety, hate that I’m exhausted and I hate that I feel this way.
I was making progress accepting my life with MS and now this second diagnosis is making things hard all over again.
I know I need to love an accept my body right now but no one tells you that it’s really really hard. #selfcare #selflove #selflovequotes #spoonielife

Self Care - I can handle it, I’ve been taking a bath almost ever night and drinking lots of water and going to the gym a few days a week. Self Love - still working on it and I think I will always struggle with it. I basically hate my body right now, I hate that I can’t eat because it gives me anxiety, hate that I’m exhausted and I hate that I feel this way. I was making progress accepting my life with MS and now this second diagnosis is making things hard all over again. I know I need to love an accept my body right now but no one tells you that it’s really really hard. #selfcare #selflove #selflovequotes #spoonielife - 2 hours ago

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Meet one of our incredible speakers presenting at PA LYME'S 2019 PATIENT SYMPOSIUM - Dr. Sharon Jellinek, MD!

Dr. Jellinek has decided to dedicate her career to a revolutionary new field of medicine called #epigenetics.

Her background in microbiology and molecular biology has allowed her to offer personalized medicine for adults and pediatric patients. She is certified by Neurobiologix and the Institute of Functional Medicine in Epigenetics.

Dr. Jellinek will be discussing Genomic Evaluation for the Determination of Prolonged Symptoms/Testing for Directive Treatment Protocols.

Tickets, details & full speaker lineup: Follow our bio link!
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#LymeDisease #PANS #patientconference #patientsymposium #lymedontkillmyvibe #chronicillness #patientresources #patientsupport #healthandwellness #lymetreatment #spooniesupport #tickborneillness #lymetreatment #health #healthandwellness #wellnessstrategies  #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicwarriors #chronicfatigue #monroeville #palyme

Meet one of our incredible speakers presenting at PA LYME'S 2019 PATIENT SYMPOSIUM - Dr. Sharon Jellinek, MD! Dr. Jellinek has decided to dedicate her career to a revolutionary new field of medicine called #epigenetics . Her background in microbiology and molecular biology has allowed her to offer personalized medicine for adults and pediatric patients. She is certified by Neurobiologix and the Institute of Functional Medicine in Epigenetics. Dr. Jellinek will be discussing Genomic Evaluation for the Determination of Prolonged Symptoms/Testing for Directive Treatment Protocols. Tickets, details & full speaker lineup: Follow our bio link! . . . . . #LymeDisease #PANS #patientconference #patientsymposium #lymedontkillmyvibe #chronicillness #patientresources #patientsupport #healthandwellness #lymetreatment #spooniesupport #tickborneillness #lymetreatment #health #healthandwellness #wellnessstrategies #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicwarriors #chronicfatigue #monroeville #palyme - 2 hours ago

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Soooo a really big thing happened yesterday. I made roasted broccoli for my parents and then tried a bite, only to find #roastedbroccoli is DELICIOUS.  So i had some with my braised beef and veggies, and it didn't hurt my tummy! I'M SO EXCITED TO HAVE ANOTHER VEGETABLE I CAN EAT AGAIN! Lol. .
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I hope y'all are finding relief. I am trudging along, some days are good, some more difficult but i'm still fighting. .
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Soooo a really big thing happened yesterday. I made roasted broccoli for my parents and then tried a bite, only to find #roastedbroccoli is DELICIOUS. So i had some with my braised beef and veggies, and it didn't hurt my tummy! I'M SO EXCITED TO HAVE ANOTHER VEGETABLE I CAN EAT AGAIN! Lol. . . Usually cruciferous veg like broccoli and cabbage kill my digestive tract and i'm in lots of pain. But not this time! Wooooohooooo. . . Lol. . I hope y'all are finding relief. I am trudging along, some days are good, some more difficult but i'm still fighting. . . Stay strong fellow warriors . . . . . . . . #supperathome #braisedbeef #beefitswhatsfordinner #wheresthebeef #comfortfoods #comfortfood #wholesomefoods #restorative #wintercooking #bpdwarrior #spoonie #spoonielife #chronicpainwarrior #chronicillness #autoimmunewarrior #saintjohn #newbrunswick #lacylola #prettyfoodtastesbetter #chronicillnesswarrior #hswarrior #autoimmunedisorder - 2 hours ago

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#chronicpain #chronicillness #raredisease #xlh #fatigue #invisableillness #spoonie #braininjuries #chronicpainwarrior

He he he . . #spoonie #chronicillness #chronicpain #spoonielife #spoonieproblems #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicillnesssucks #chronicpainsucks #chronicillnesslife #spooniefriends #painwarrior #spooniefamily #invisibleillness #invisibledisability #disabilityrights #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicpain #chronicillness #raredisease #xlh #fatigue #invisableillness #spoonie #braininjuries #chronicpainwarrior - 2 hours ago

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Although the recent sunshine and warm weather has been lovely, for Dexter it is another reminder of how his chronic illness affects his life. His immune suppression medication significantly increases his risk of skin cancer, so although he looks like he’s basking in the sun’s rays, this is courtesy of factor 50+ suncream, a sunhat and then back into the shade ☀️ #lifeposttransplant #lifeaftertransplant #kidneytransplant #kidneyrecipient #organrecipient #immunesuppressed #immunesuppression #tacrolimus #lifewithchronicillness #chronicillness #chronicillnesswarrior #invisibleillness #invisibledisability #notalldisabilitiesarevisible #englishspringtime #sunsense #sunprotection #skincancerawareness #medication #lifelongmedication #lifelimitingcondition #enjoythemoment #liveeachday #newkidneynewlife #newlifebegins #childhood #specialneedsparenting

Although the recent sunshine and warm weather has been lovely, for Dexter it is another reminder of how his chronic illness affects his life. His immune suppression medication significantly increases his risk of skin cancer, so although he looks like he’s basking in the sun’s rays, this is courtesy of factor 50+ suncream, a sunhat and then back into the shade #lifeposttransplant #lifeaftertransplant #kidneytransplant #kidneyrecipient #organrecipient #immunesuppressed #immunesuppression #tacrolimus #lifewithchronicillness #chronicillness #chronicillnesswarrior #invisibleillness #invisibledisability #notalldisabilitiesarevisible #englishspringtime #sunsense #sunprotection #skincancerawareness #medication #lifelongmedication #lifelimitingcondition #enjoythemoment #liveeachday #newkidneynewlife #newlifebegins #childhood #specialneedsparenting - 2 hours ago

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It's that time again. .
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#ibdawareness #ibdawarenessweek #ulcerativecolitis #crohnsdisease #ulcerativecolitisawareness #crohnsdiseaseawareness #fightingibd #invisibleillnessawareness #invisibleillness #chronicillnessawareness #chronicillnesswarrior #remicadetreatment #infliximab #remicadeinfusion #infusionselfie #remicadeday #ivselfie

It's that time again. . . . . . #ibdawareness #ibdawarenessweek #ulcerativecolitis #crohnsdisease #ulcerativecolitisawareness #crohnsdiseaseawareness #fightingibd #invisibleillnessawareness #invisibleillness #chronicillnessawareness #chronicillnesswarrior #remicadetreatment #infliximab #remicadeinfusion #infusionselfie #remicadeday #ivselfie - 2 hours ago

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Little trip to the petting zoo! I desperately want a terrapin turtle 🐢 a snake also put his head into my shirt for a sneaky peek 🐍 definitely think I’m on a boom atm just waiting now to bust I guess I’m like an old car great for a bit then go crashing out of control 
#chronicillnesswarrior #me #zebrastrong #myalgicencephalomyelitisawareness #chronicfatiguesyndrome #postualtackycardiasyndrome #ehlersdanlossyndrome #spoonielife #spoonie

Little trip to the petting zoo! I desperately want a terrapin turtle a snake also put his head into my shirt for a sneaky peek definitely think I’m on a boom atm just waiting now to bust I guess I’m like an old car great for a bit then go crashing out of control #chronicillnesswarrior #me #zebrastrong #myalgicencephalomyelitisawareness #chronicfatiguesyndrome #postualtackycardiasyndrome #ehlersdanlossyndrome #spoonielife #spoonie - 2 hours ago

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When you have a tunnel catheter in your chest you don’t get to shower daily. I’m on day 3 and thanks to my @amika dry shampoo my hair doesn’t look half bad! 🥰 #TPN #redhead #chronicillnesswarrior #ss

When you have a tunnel catheter in your chest you don’t get to shower daily. I’m on day 3 and thanks to my @amika dry shampoo my hair doesn’t look half bad! 🥰 #TPN #redhead #chronicillnesswarrior #ss - 2 hours ago

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Hand/finger healing progress from dermatillomania 👐 Painted my nails (clear polish) for the first time in ages last night because my fingers were always too sore to touch beforehand 💅
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Hand/finger healing progress from dermatillomania Painted my nails (clear polish) for the first time in ages last night because my fingers were always too sore to touch beforehand . . . . . . . . . . . #ehlersdanlossyndrome #heds #fibromyalgia #severefibromyalgia #hypermobilitysyndrome #hypermobilityehlersdanlossyndrome #eupd #bpd #ibs #jointhypermobility #jointhypermobilitysyndrome #chronicillness #borderlinepersonalitydisorder #emotionallyunstabledborderlinepersonalitydisorder #agoraphobia #depression #chronicpain #EDS #chronicillnesswarrior #mentalillness #mentalhealth #anxiety #invisibleillness #socialanxiety #spoonie #dermatillomania #ocd - 2 hours ago

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Happy Saturday! Have you ever tried meditation in general or on a low battery or mid-flare day? I hear many times how it brings people back to center and helps refocus... even including myself. For years I though meditation was a big thing /big production... and really its not.  Just sitting or lying still in silence and releasing all thoughts can be helpful . Would love to hear if you tried it ❤️~Nicole~⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Happy Saturday! Have you ever tried meditation in general or on a low battery or mid-flare day? I hear many times how it brings people back to center and helps refocus... even including myself. For years I though meditation was a big thing /big production... and really its not. Just sitting or lying still in silence and releasing all thoughts can be helpful . Would love to hear if you tried it ️~Nicole~⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ **"Chargies Can" is a Series... When we are feeling low on battery or mid-flare it can be easy to focus on what we CAN'T do so we're bringing you this series to remind you of some of what we CAN do!**⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WIN unique chronic illness clothes from The Unchargeables Shop. Link to giveaway in bio.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ . #chronicillness #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicpain #chronicpainwarrior #migraine #fibromyalgiaawareness #spoonieproblems #spooniewarrior ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #chroniclife #autoimmunedisease #chronicillnessawareness #anxietywarrior #sicklife #disabledandcute #invisibleillnessawareness #disabled #zebrastrong #spooniesunite #raiseawareness #butyoudontlooksick #disabilityawareness #invisibedisability #chronicpainwarrior #autoimmune #fibro #lupususcks #kidneydisease - 2 hours ago

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Jesus is the reason we celebrate. This week I've enjoyed some beautiful devotionals from UCB and I'd like to share a few points here.

What Jesus did for us was voluntary. He chose to bear our sins upon himself and take our place. Giving himself as a ransom for all people.

What Jesus did was vicarious in that through his sacrifice we receive his glory. His righteousness. His salvation.

What Jesus did was vital. He is the truth and the life. There is salvation in nobody else. He took upon himself our death and offers us new life in Him.

Jesus was victorious. Although it might seem like He lost his life and failed, Jesus said no one can take his life from him, he gives it voluntarily, and he even took it back 3 days later demonstrating that his sacrifice was accepted and he is victorious over death and sin. And now he offers us that same victory.

God made a way for us to be reconciled to him. Despite ourselves and our selfish nature. Rather than condemn us all for not following the law, law that was put in place for our benefit and safety, he made a way of Grace and love instead. All we need to do is accept Jesus' sacrifice on our behalf. I cannot express the peace that came from surrendering my life to His hands. Indescribable.

You can read more about the Gospel and the freedom that comes from Jesus on my blog. It took me 30 years to learn this truth!
Link in profile or visit my blog and search "gospel".
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Jesus is the reason we celebrate. This week I've enjoyed some beautiful devotionals from UCB and I'd like to share a few points here. What Jesus did for us was voluntary. He chose to bear our sins upon himself and take our place. Giving himself as a ransom for all people. What Jesus did was vicarious in that through his sacrifice we receive his glory. His righteousness. His salvation. What Jesus did was vital. He is the truth and the life. There is salvation in nobody else. He took upon himself our death and offers us new life in Him. Jesus was victorious. Although it might seem like He lost his life and failed, Jesus said no one can take his life from him, he gives it voluntarily, and he even took it back 3 days later demonstrating that his sacrifice was accepted and he is victorious over death and sin. And now he offers us that same victory. God made a way for us to be reconciled to him. Despite ourselves and our selfish nature. Rather than condemn us all for not following the law, law that was put in place for our benefit and safety, he made a way of Grace and love instead. All we need to do is accept Jesus' sacrifice on our behalf. I cannot express the peace that came from surrendering my life to His hands. Indescribable. You can read more about the Gospel and the freedom that comes from Jesus on my blog. It took me 30 years to learn this truth! Link in profile or visit my blog and search "gospel". --------------- --------------- ChronicallyHopeful.com #ChronicallyHopeful #ChronicallyHopefulBlog #faith #SheReadsTruth #Easter #Jesus #pwme #Spoonie #chronicillness #SpoonieLife #ChronicLife #disability #chronicpainwarrior #InvisibleIllness #Chargie #housebound #StrongerThanYouThink #InvisibleDisabilities #WhereTheTiredGirlsAre #chronicillnesswarrior #ButYouDontLookSick #ChronicBlogger #SpoonieBlogger #MEcfsBlogger - 2 hours ago

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"Having an ostomy doesn't put a stop to your life, it gives you your life back... Ostomies aren't gross, smelly or for old people - they are life-saving devices." #ItTakesGuts 👊🏼.
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"Having an ostomy doesn't put a stop to your life, it gives you your life back... Ostomies aren't gross, smelly or for old people - they are life-saving devices." #ItTakesGuts 🏼. • • • • #chronicillness #chronicpain #spoonie #invisibleillness #healthiswealth #spoonielife #chronicfatigue #autoimmunedisease #anxiety #mentalhealth #depression #pain #chronicillnesswarrior #health #endometriosis #ehlersdanlossyndrome #pots #lupus #autoimmune #fibro #chronicfatiguesyndrome #chronicpainwarrior #disability #chronicallyill #crohnsdisease #ulcerativecolitis - 2 hours ago

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💤This week has been all about sleep hygiene! Sleep is so important to our self-care routine so that we can rejuvenate & heal. 
How's your #sleep hygiene? Are you the night owl or insomniac that longs for more sleep but it's just not happening?
I relate y'all! 😬
Click on the link in my bio to unlock some sleep hygiene strategies that have taken me from 0-30 minutes of sleep per night to an average of hours of sleep. I've even achieved 8 hours a few times! So, these tips I'm sharing WORK! 
Click on the link in my bio to access sweet sleep! 😴
#sleep #chronicillnesswarrior #spoonie #spoonies #spoonielife #fibromyalgia #menopause #holistichealing #naturalremedies #gethealthythenaturalway #thevegancru

This week has been all about sleep hygiene! Sleep is so important to our self-care routine so that we can rejuvenate & heal. How's your #sleep hygiene? Are you the night owl or insomniac that longs for more sleep but it's just not happening? I relate y'all! 😬 Click on the link in my bio to unlock some sleep hygiene strategies that have taken me from 0-30 minutes of sleep per night to an average of hours of sleep. I've even achieved 8 hours a few times! So, these tips I'm sharing WORK! Click on the link in my bio to access sweet sleep! 😴 #sleep #chronicillnesswarrior #spoonie #spoonies #spoonielife #fibromyalgia #menopause #holistichealing #naturalremedies #gethealthythenaturalway #thevegancru - 2 hours ago

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Happy Easter!🥂
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#autism #actuallyautistic #asd #aspie #aspergers #anxiety#socialanxiety #ocd #agorofobia #sensoryprocessingdisorder #sensoryprocessingdisorderawareness #autismacceptance #autismawerness
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Happy Easter!🥂 ~ In times of familyevents and the like that focus on food having a chronic illness that is severely effected by food gets even more difficult ~ Luckily I have a family that makes this alot easier - #gastroparesis #ibd #chronicpain #nausea #fatigue #malnutrition #brainfog #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicpainawareness #chronicillnessawareness #chronicillness #spoonielife #spoonie #autism #actuallyautistic #asd #aspie #aspergers #anxiety #socialanxiety #ocd #agorofobia #sensoryprocessingdisorder #sensoryprocessingdisorderawareness #autismacceptance #autismawerness #foodintolerance #foodallergy #foodrestrictions #allergies - 2 hours ago

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The TAKE YOUR MEDS collection is available on our Etsy store via the link in our bio ⛓ They sparkle and change colour 🌈 Get them before they’re gone! TAKE YOUR MEDS 💊 #takeyourmedicine #wellnesswarrior #endpillshaming #stoppillshaming #takeyourmeds #spoonielife #chronicillnesswarrior #medication #mentalhealthwarrior

The TAKE YOUR MEDS collection is available on our Etsy store via the link in our bio ⛓ They sparkle and change colour Get them before they’re gone! TAKE YOUR MEDS #takeyourmedicine #wellnesswarrior #endpillshaming #stoppillshaming #takeyourmeds #spoonielife #chronicillnesswarrior #medication #mentalhealthwarrior - 2 hours ago

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"My help comes from You. You are my rest, my rescue. I don't have to see to believe that You're lifting me up on Your shoulders." -Shoulders (for KING & COUNTRY)
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This week was spent in the hospital. Not surprisingly, some days were incredibly difficult, full of pain and heartache. But ya know what? There were unexpected bits of sunlight poking through the clouds. Here are a few of them.
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🌺 Therapy bunnies! Cuddling those little fluffy bodies was so comforting.
🌻 A whole night spent watched over by my absolute favorite nurse.
⚘ My first time ever WALKING the halls of this hospital.
🌼 Meeting a very special nurse who prayed for me by my bedside on a hard day.
🌹 A visit from my favorite therapy pup!
🌸 Sorting out coverage on a much needed mobility device.
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"My help comes from You. You are my rest, my rescue. I don't have to see to believe that You're lifting me up on Your shoulders." -Shoulders (for KING & COUNTRY) ••• This week was spent in the hospital. Not surprisingly, some days were incredibly difficult, full of pain and heartache. But ya know what? There were unexpected bits of sunlight poking through the clouds. Here are a few of them. ••• Therapy bunnies! Cuddling those little fluffy bodies was so comforting. A whole night spent watched over by my absolute favorite nurse. ⚘ My first time ever WALKING the halls of this hospital. Meeting a very special nurse who prayed for me by my bedside on a hard day. A visit from my favorite therapy pup! Sorting out coverage on a much needed mobility device. ••• I don't have to see to believe that God's lifting me up on his shoulders... He shows me I'm not forgotten through my little wildflowers. ••• And you're not forgotten either. - 3 hours ago

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Being chronically ill is hard, you never really get to rest. More often than not you're riddled with insomnia too. I just want to remind anyone one else out there battling any illness; You are brave and you CAN do this. You are stronger than you may think.
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#invisibleillness #chiari #chiarimalformation #chronicillness #spoonie #chronicpain #anxiety #spoonielife #depression #mentalhealth #chronicfatigue #butyoudontlooksick #chronicillnesswarrior #health #pain #disability #invisiblychronicallyill #illness #health #disease  #sick #mentalillness #life #wellness

Being chronically ill is hard, you never really get to rest. More often than not you're riddled with insomnia too. I just want to remind anyone one else out there battling any illness; You are brave and you CAN do this. You are stronger than you may think. . . . . . #invisibleillness #chiari #chiarimalformation #chronicillness #spoonie #chronicpain #anxiety #spoonielife #depression #mentalhealth #chronicfatigue #butyoudontlooksick #chronicillnesswarrior #health #pain #disability #invisiblychronicallyill #illness #health #disease #sick #mentalillness #life #wellness - 3 hours ago

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It's weird to think that others see my life as inspiring.
When you live a life with chronic illness, you're pretty much just focused on making it through one day at a time. Some days are harder than others, but then you can look back and say "I've made it through bad days before, I can do this". I suppose that is something to be admired.
But just because you have a chronic illness, doesn't mean you have to be an "inspiration" or share your story. I choose to do so because I want to help spread awareness of my conditions and help others. Hopefully by showing what goes on in my own life, I can help others get a diagnosis they haven't thought of and I can help change how Lyme is viewed and treated in the medical world. Right now it's a very difficult diagnosis to have, but I have hope that in the future those of us who suffer from it will have better support and treatment options.
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#chronicillness #pots #spoonie #lyme #lymedisease #ebv #episteinbarrvirus #chronicillnesswarrior #invisibleillness #dysautonomia #notalldisabilitiesarevisible #parttimewheelchairuser #iamafighter #fightonfighter #wherethetiredgirlsare #FightBeccaFight #☀️🌻merch

It's weird to think that others see my life as inspiring. When you live a life with chronic illness, you're pretty much just focused on making it through one day at a time. Some days are harder than others, but then you can look back and say "I've made it through bad days before, I can do this". I suppose that is something to be admired. But just because you have a chronic illness, doesn't mean you have to be an "inspiration" or share your story. I choose to do so because I want to help spread awareness of my conditions and help others. Hopefully by showing what goes on in my own life, I can help others get a diagnosis they haven't thought of and I can help change how Lyme is viewed and treated in the medical world. Right now it's a very difficult diagnosis to have, but I have hope that in the future those of us who suffer from it will have better support and treatment options. . . . Image description: a quote by an unknown author is overlaid on a sunflower. It says "Don't be ashamed of your story, it will inspire others." #chronicillness #pots #spoonie #lyme #lymedisease #ebv #episteinbarrvirus #chronicillnesswarrior #invisibleillness #dysautonomia #notalldisabilitiesarevisible #parttimewheelchairuser #iamafighter #fightonfighter #wherethetiredgirlsare #FightBeccaFight #merch - 3 hours ago

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Old metal wagon wheel rim leaning against a split rail fence. I find old things to be beautiful. #photography #photographsandmemories #loveoldstuff #creativelife #chronicillnesswarrior

Old metal wagon wheel rim leaning against a split rail fence. I find old things to be beautiful. #photography #photographsandmemories #loveoldstuff #creativelife #chronicillnesswarrior - 3 hours ago

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Don't give up, you got this....
#nevergiveup #youareenough 
#chronicillnesswarrior #crohnies #crohnslife #ibdawareness #autoimmunedisease #invisibleillnesswarrior #mentalhealthawareness #itsalltemporary

Don't give up, you got this.... #nevergiveup #youareenough #chronicillnesswarrior #crohnies #crohnslife #ibdawareness #autoimmunedisease #invisibleillnesswarrior #mentalhealthawareness #itsalltemporary - 3 hours ago

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My day today when we take kiddo to Discovery Place, the library, and on the light rail. I’ll be the one sporting a mask, say hi and help a momma keep her sanity. #charlottesgotalot #charlottenc #momlife #chronicillness #dysautonomia #spoonie #immunecompromised #charlotte #chronicillnesswarrior #momwithchronicillness #potssyndrome #chronicpain

My day today when we take kiddo to Discovery Place, the library, and on the light rail. I’ll be the one sporting a mask, say hi and help a momma keep her sanity. #charlottesgotalot #charlottenc #momlife #chronicillness #dysautonomia #spoonie #immunecompromised #charlotte #chronicillnesswarrior #momwithchronicillness #potssyndrome #chronicpain - 3 hours ago

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My day today when we take kiddo to Discovery Place, the library, and on the light rail. I’ll be the one sporting a mask, say hi and help a momma keep her sanity. #charlottesgotalot #charlottenc #momlife #chronicillness #dysautonomia #spoonie #immunecompromised #charlotte #chronicillnesswarrior #momwithchronicillness #potssyndrome #chronicpain

My day today when we take kiddo to Discovery Place, the library, and on the light rail. I’ll be the one sporting a mask, say hi and help a momma keep her sanity. #charlottesgotalot #charlottenc #momlife #chronicillness #dysautonomia #spoonie #immunecompromised #charlotte #chronicillnesswarrior #momwithchronicillness #potssyndrome #chronicpain - 3 hours ago

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Oh the complicated relationship with sleep and pain... At least I tried!
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My sleep specialist once told me “We get a new chance to try at sleep every day. There’s not that many things in life that we get so many opportunities to try again.” So I suppose there’s always the next moon...
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To those of you out there up at this hour due to pain... I literally feel your pain 🧚‍♀️
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Oh the complicated relationship with sleep and pain... At least I tried! - My sleep specialist once told me “We get a new chance to try at sleep every day. There’s not that many things in life that we get so many opportunities to try again.” So I suppose there’s always the next moon... - To those of you out there up at this hour due to pain... I literally feel your pain 🧚‍♀️ #empath #painsomnia - 3 hours ago

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@alifetolovexo is spot on in her post - Self care can take form in many ways and asking for help can be one of them❤️ asking for help doesn’t mean you are a burden and it’s not weak, asking for help is a necessity, well all need support and help❤️ #selfcareadaychallenge #chronicillnessawareness #endometriosis #mentalhealthawareness #depression #insomia #anxietyattack #anxiety #chronicpain #chronicillness #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicpain #crohnsdisease #lymedisease #lupus #fibromyalgia #spoonie #spooniesisters #spoonielife #itsokaynottobeokay #cbd #cbdoil #selfcare #selflove #positivity #socialanxiety #mentalhealthsupport #mentalhealthuk #itsokaynottobeokay #breakthestigma #selfcare #blogger #anorexia

@alifetolovexo is spot on in her post - Self care can take form in many ways and asking for help can be one of them️ asking for help doesn’t mean you are a burden and it’s not weak, asking for help is a necessity, well all need support and help#selfcareadaychallenge #chronicillnessawareness #endometriosis #mentalhealthawareness #depression #insomia #anxietyattack #anxiety #chronicpain #chronicillness #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicpain #crohnsdisease #lymedisease #lupus #fibromyalgia #spoonie #spooniesisters #spoonielife #itsokaynottobeokay #cbd #cbdoil #selfcare #selflove #positivity #socialanxiety #mentalhealthsupport #mentalhealthuk #itsokaynottobeokay #breakthestigma #selfcare #blogger #anorexia - 3 hours ago

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@alifetolovexo is spot on in her post - Self care can take form in many ways and asking for help can be one of them❤️ asking for help doesn’t mean you are a burden and it’s not weak, asking for help is a necessity, well all need support and help❤️ #selfcareadaychallenge #chronicillnessawareness #endometriosis #mentalhealthawareness #depression #insomia #anxietyattack #anxiety #chronicpain #chronicillness #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicpain #crohnsdisease #lymedisease #lupus #fibromyalgia #spoonie #spooniesisters #spoonielife #itsokaynottobeokay #cbd #cbdoil #selfcare #selflove #positivity #socialanxiety #mentalhealthsupport #mentalhealthuk #itsokaynottobeokay #breakthestigma #selfcare #blogger #anorexia

@alifetolovexo is spot on in her post - Self care can take form in many ways and asking for help can be one of them️ asking for help doesn’t mean you are a burden and it’s not weak, asking for help is a necessity, well all need support and help#selfcareadaychallenge #chronicillnessawareness #endometriosis #mentalhealthawareness #depression #insomia #anxietyattack #anxiety #chronicpain #chronicillness #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicpain #crohnsdisease #lymedisease #lupus #fibromyalgia #spoonie #spooniesisters #spoonielife #itsokaynottobeokay #cbd #cbdoil #selfcare #selflove #positivity #socialanxiety #mentalhealthsupport #mentalhealthuk #itsokaynottobeokay #breakthestigma #selfcare #blogger #anorexia - 3 hours ago

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Wishing you all s happy 4/20. May your medicinal be potent AF. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #chronicillnesswarrior #love #endometriosis #endometriosisawareness #endosisters #endowarriors #doyouendo #endobabes #loveyourself #endometriosissupport #420 #weed🌿

Wishing you all s happy 4/20. May your medicinal be potent AF. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #chronicillnesswarrior #love #endometriosis #endometriosisawareness #endosisters #endowarriors #doyouendo #endobabes #loveyourself #endometriosissupport #420 #weed - 3 hours ago

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JP is hanging out on the couch with me. He spots his orange fox and goes in for the catch. A couple head flips to make sure he's got a grip, then he settles back down for a good chew. A lover and an entertainer...great combo. 💖😍 #lovemydog #rescuedogsrule #corgimix #jackrussellmix #makesmylifebetter #homebound #disabled #chronicillnesswarrior

JP is hanging out on the couch with me. He spots his orange fox and goes in for the catch. A couple head flips to make sure he's got a grip, then he settles back down for a good chew. A lover and an entertainer...great combo. #lovemydog #rescuedogsrule #corgimix #jackrussellmix #makesmylifebetter #homebound #disabled #chronicillnesswarrior - 3 hours ago

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So, after much discussion, they have decided that I am going to be admitted to the hospital. 
My body keeps swelling up from the fluids and the swelling has gotten worse since last night. Basically I feel like the girl that swells into a giant blueberry in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Except I’m pasty white instead of blue. I’m not sure how they’re going to treat me but hopefully it doesn’t include a trip to the juicing room!
I’m already dreading the hospital food and may shed actual tears if I see mashed potatoes and gravy on my tray. I have full blown gravy induced PTSD. 
I’m hoping at some point to close my eyes for a bit as I’ve been up all night. If I could sleep through my stay, that would be great!
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#spoonie #spoonies #spooniegirl #spoonielife #spooniestrong #spoonieproblems #spooniewarrior #spooniesisters #chronicallyill #chronicillness #chronicillnesslife #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicillnesswarriors #chronicillnesses #hospital #hospitallife #hospitallife🏥 #hospitalized #iv #ivport

So, after much discussion, they have decided that I am going to be admitted to the hospital. My body keeps swelling up from the fluids and the swelling has gotten worse since last night. Basically I feel like the girl that swells into a giant blueberry in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Except I’m pasty white instead of blue. I’m not sure how they’re going to treat me but hopefully it doesn’t include a trip to the juicing room! I’m already dreading the hospital food and may shed actual tears if I see mashed potatoes and gravy on my tray. I have full blown gravy induced PTSD. I’m hoping at some point to close my eyes for a bit as I’ve been up all night. If I could sleep through my stay, that would be great! . . . . . . . . . #spoonie #spoonies #spooniegirl #spoonielife #spooniestrong #spoonieproblems #spooniewarrior #spooniesisters #chronicallyill #chronicillness #chronicillnesslife #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicillnesswarriors #chronicillnesses #hospital #hospitallife #hospitallife #hospitalized #iv #ivport - 3 hours ago

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I can’t sugarcoat how hard the past few weeks have been. It’s been brutal, on me, on Jeff, on friends, & on my family 😔 I can’t even count the number of hospitals & emergency rooms I’ve been in recently 😷 it’s been very hard, I’ve lost count of needle pricks 💉 it’s not easy having so many chronic illnesses interacting with & feeding off of each other. BUT despite all of these things, I’m reminded that I have an amazing support system 🥰 I never thought that in my life I’d meet a man so supportive in every aspect of life. My health isn’t easy to handle, but this brave, strong, incredible man deals with it gracefully ❤️ this picture to me represents a turning point-walking into a new start with my health 👊🏼 my soulmate, my rock, my everything. Thank you for being you 💍 📸: @antonandnataliephoto

I can’t sugarcoat how hard the past few weeks have been. It’s been brutal, on me, on Jeff, on friends, & on my family I can’t even count the number of hospitals & emergency rooms I’ve been in recently it’s been very hard, I’ve lost count of needle pricks it’s not easy having so many chronic illnesses interacting with & feeding off of each other. BUT despite all of these things, I’m reminded that I have an amazing support system 🥰 I never thought that in my life I’d meet a man so supportive in every aspect of life. My health isn’t easy to handle, but this brave, strong, incredible man deals with it gracefully ️ this picture to me represents a turning point-walking into a new start with my health 🏼 my soulmate, my rock, my everything. Thank you for being you 📸: @antonandnataliephoto - 3 hours ago

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I'll keep going, I'll keep getting back up. Some days may be harder than others but I'm determined to live my life on my terms 💋🖤💋 #thoughtoftheday #quoteoftheday #inspirationalquotes #motivationalquotes #spoonie #chronicillness #chronicpain #invisibleillness #spoonielife #fibromyalgia #depression #butyoudontlooksick #chronicallyill #autoimmunedisease #ehlersdanlossyndrome #chronicillnesswarrior #life #chronicpainwarrior #spoonies #chronicillnessawareness #anxiety #fatigue #fibrowarrior #chronicfatigue #health #selflove #autoimmunewarrior

I'll keep going, I'll keep getting back up. Some days may be harder than others but I'm determined to live my life on my terms 🖤 #thoughtoftheday #quoteoftheday #inspirationalquotes #motivationalquotes #spoonie #chronicillness #chronicpain #invisibleillness #spoonielife #fibromyalgia #depression #butyoudontlooksick #chronicallyill #autoimmunedisease #ehlersdanlossyndrome #chronicillnesswarrior #life #chronicpainwarrior #spoonies #chronicillnessawareness #anxiety #fatigue #fibrowarrior #chronicfatigue #health #selflove #autoimmunewarrior - 4 hours ago

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Books have the ability to transport us to other worlds, other times, other places, other lives. It's magic of the best kind. Even if you're #homebound you can go anywhere! #booksaremagic #lovetoread #writinglife #chronicillnesswarrior

Books have the ability to transport us to other worlds, other times, other places, other lives. It's magic of the best kind. Even if you're #homebound you can go anywhere! #booksaremagic #lovetoread #writinglife #chronicillnesswarrior - 4 hours ago

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#chronicillness #spoonie #invisibleillness #spoonielife #chronicfatigue #anxiety #mentalhealth #depression #chronicillnesswarrior #health #butyoudontlooksick #cfs #chronicfatiguesyndrome #love #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicallyill #me #mentalillness #awareness #raisingawareness #community #youareloved #motivation #theworldseesnormal #chronicfatigueawareness #depressionawareness #chronicillnessawareness #chroniclife #mentalwellbeing

#chronicillness #spoonie #invisibleillness #spoonielife #chronicfatigue #anxiety #mentalhealth #depression #chronicillnesswarrior #health #butyoudontlooksick #cfs #chronicfatiguesyndrome #love #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicallyill #me #mentalillness #awareness #raisingawareness #community #youareloved #motivation #theworldseesnormal #chronicfatigueawareness #depressionawareness #chronicillnessawareness #chroniclife #mentalwellbeing - 4 hours ago

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A new video is up!! It’s long, but full of a lot of information that I find helpful and believe you guys may too. I think we allll know the stress of seeing a new doctor for the first time- it’s really hard! For extra enticement, there are bloopers at the end haha

A new video is up!! It’s long, but full of a lot of information that I find helpful and believe you guys may too. I think we allll know the stress of seeing a new doctor for the first time- it’s really hard! For extra enticement, there are bloopers at the end haha - 4 hours ago

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Treats from the children. #chocolate #weekend #rainydays #relax #spoonielife

Treats from the children. #chocolate #weekend #rainydays #relax #spoonielife - 4 hours ago

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I understand that most people who give unsolicited advice on our mental and physical health mean well. But it's none the less damaging and stigmatising to say things like "just do yoga" to someone with clinical depression, or "you don't need medication, just drink water" to someone with chronic pain. These comments make it sound like the person who is ill doesn't have the ability or willpower to do whatever is best for their condition. Advice is okay if it's mindful and if you ask first, like "hey, I read about this interesting new thing that could be helpful, want to hear it?". BUT it's always best to just be there, listen, and then ask if there is anything you can do to help💗
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#unsolicitedadvice #supportmentalhealth #supportdisability #mentalhealthsupport #mentalillnessawareness #mentalandphysicalhealth #mentalillnessstigma #chronicpainawareness #chronicillness #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicfatiguesyndrome #disabilityawareness #disabledpeople #disabilitysupport #beanally #howtobeanally

I understand that most people who give unsolicited advice on our mental and physical health mean well. But it's none the less damaging and stigmatising to say things like "just do yoga" to someone with clinical depression, or "you don't need medication, just drink water" to someone with chronic pain. These comments make it sound like the person who is ill doesn't have the ability or willpower to do whatever is best for their condition. Advice is okay if it's mindful and if you ask first, like "hey, I read about this interesting new thing that could be helpful, want to hear it?". BUT it's always best to just be there, listen, and then ask if there is anything you can do to help ~J~ art @theempoweredtherapist #unsolicitedadvice #supportmentalhealth #supportdisability #mentalhealthsupport #mentalillnessawareness #mentalandphysicalhealth #mentalillnessstigma #chronicpainawareness #chronicillness #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicfatiguesyndrome #disabilityawareness #disabledpeople #disabilitysupport #beanally #howtobeanally - 4 hours ago

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Who else has terrible insomnia? I slept an hour and my body’s like “alright, that’s enough!” And then I wonder why I’m so exhausted all the time... Wishing you all sweet dreams and peaceful sleep! Pic from @introvertdoodles
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Who else has terrible insomnia? I slept an hour and my body’s like “alright, that’s enough!” And then I wonder why I’m so exhausted all the time... Wishing you all sweet dreams and peaceful sleep! Pic from @introvertdoodles ____________________________________________________ #spoonie #spoonies #spooniewarrior #invisibleillness #chronicillness #chronicillnesswarrior #chroniclife #disability #disabled #butyoudontlooksick #disabledandcute #mentalhealth #mentalhealthwarrior #depression #anxiety #ptsd #insomnia - 4 hours ago

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Today we went for a walk to the duck pond at the hospital and I had a little soy latte in the sunshine. *CONTENT WARNING: EATING DISORDERS, MENTION OF WEIGHT (NO NUMBERS), HOSPITAL, MENTAL HEALTH, ETC)* The last month has been so tough, but so worth it so far. It's been full of ups and downs, and I'm fighting really hard towards recovery. I was admitted on March 24th, and I've been in a bunch of places since. At the beginning of my admission, I had to be put on an involuntary treatment order because I was refusing IV glucose and fluids. I pulled out 3 catheters and refused to eat. I had to have a nasogastric feeding tube inserted, and I went on to pull out the first one, and puke up the second, then finally kept the third in. I was in the acute medical ward for a while, then went to a general medical ward for a week or so. Slowly, I began to eat and up my intake, and eventually I was eating enough and my body was stable enough to move to the psych ward. I stayed in the psych ward for about a week and a half. It was much harder to continue to keep up my intake, because I didn't have nurses watching me eat or checking in after meals. I had some slip ups and ended up shaving my head because the stress was making me pull my hair out. After a week and a half in the psych ward, I moved to the intermediate care centre, where I expected to stay for about 2 weeks while I waited for a spot in the eating disorders ward. Unexpectedly though, I was admitted to the eating disorders ward on Thursday when a spot opened up. I had a really rough start on the ward and ended up in a completely hysterical panic for hours on the first night because its a huge change being on this ward. I can't leave the ward, can't vape, have to be supervised during meals and for set times after meals, don't have my own room, have to eat all of my food within a set time, and there's a lot of rules. It's been a big shock to the system, but on the plus side, I have a lot of time to crochet and colour, etc. I'm adjusting, and Ive decided that I'll definitely stay here. I don't know exactly how long I'll be here yet, but apparently the standard stay is 6 weeks. [Part 1]

Today we went for a walk to the duck pond at the hospital and I had a little soy latte in the sunshine. *CONTENT WARNING: EATING DISORDERS, MENTION OF WEIGHT (NO NUMBERS), HOSPITAL, MENTAL HEALTH, ETC)* The last month has been so tough, but so worth it so far. It's been full of ups and downs, and I'm fighting really hard towards recovery. I was admitted on March 24th, and I've been in a bunch of places since. At the beginning of my admission, I had to be put on an involuntary treatment order because I was refusing IV glucose and fluids. I pulled out 3 catheters and refused to eat. I had to have a nasogastric feeding tube inserted, and I went on to pull out the first one, and puke up the second, then finally kept the third in. I was in the acute medical ward for a while, then went to a general medical ward for a week or so. Slowly, I began to eat and up my intake, and eventually I was eating enough and my body was stable enough to move to the psych ward. I stayed in the psych ward for about a week and a half. It was much harder to continue to keep up my intake, because I didn't have nurses watching me eat or checking in after meals. I had some slip ups and ended up shaving my head because the stress was making me pull my hair out. After a week and a half in the psych ward, I moved to the intermediate care centre, where I expected to stay for about 2 weeks while I waited for a spot in the eating disorders ward. Unexpectedly though, I was admitted to the eating disorders ward on Thursday when a spot opened up. I had a really rough start on the ward and ended up in a completely hysterical panic for hours on the first night because its a huge change being on this ward. I can't leave the ward, can't vape, have to be supervised during meals and for set times after meals, don't have my own room, have to eat all of my food within a set time, and there's a lot of rules. It's been a big shock to the system, but on the plus side, I have a lot of time to crochet and colour, etc. I'm adjusting, and Ive decided that I'll definitely stay here. I don't know exactly how long I'll be here yet, but apparently the standard stay is 6 weeks. [Part 1] - 4 hours ago

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How I look in 99% of photos 😅
Smiling wide because I’ve had lots of good no migraine days during my yoga teacher training! Which has forced me to think about whether my current job could be negatively impacting my migraines... there’s definitely going to be lots of thought put into this big question for a while. What has your experience been with working or not working with chronic illness?
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How I look in 99% of photos Smiling wide because I’ve had lots of good no migraine days during my yoga teacher training! Which has forced me to think about whether my current job could be negatively impacting my migraines... there’s definitely going to be lots of thought put into this big question for a while. What has your experience been with working or not working with chronic illness? . . . . . #migraine #chronicmigraine #invisibleillness #invisibleillnesswarrior #migrainewarrior #migrainelife #spoonie #spooniewarrior #chronicillness #chronicillnesswarrior #wherethetiredgirlsare - 4 hours ago

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😂😂😂 Me right now.  A shower causes me so much pain that the thought of doing anything after just leaves me bleh!

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Me right now. A shower causes me so much pain that the thought of doing anything after just leaves me bleh! #spoonie #occipitalneuralgia #trigeminalneuralgia #flareup #chronic #chronicpain #chronicillness #fibromyalgia #fibrofog #rheumatoidarthritis #migraine #invisableillness #chronicfatigue #autoimmunedisease   #mumproblems #chronicpainwarrior #rawarrior #youdontlooksick #ibs #endometriosis #endowarrior #tired #fatigue #chronicillnesswarrior #fibrowarrior #chronicillnesslife #dailymemes #quotes #funny #memes - 5 hours ago

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Happy Easter Weekend 💫🤗 having felt like utter 💩 for the last month or so, and feeling so incredibly exhausted I couldn’t even leave the house at times. I feel better. Whether it’s the sun, the full moon or the magnetic shifts I’m making, or maybe a combo of them all. I’m so full of gratitude for feeling lighter. I’m manifesting a hell of a lot of cool stuff 😎 and life is feeling exciting again. But this is a gentle reminder to love and appreciate the low moments, the shadow, the depression/anxiety, the ego. For when we are at our darkest, our light shines hella bright 💥 and it’s okay to ask for help 💖 Tell someone you love today how much you LOVE them, hug your family and most importantly if you can’t love yourself, how the hell are you gonna love somebody else 🙌🤗 #dragracevibes eat all the choc this weekend, sit in the sun ☀️ and live in the moment 🥰 for right NOW is really all we have 🥳 .
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#selfie#summervibes#lululemon#london#richmond#selflove#wellness#health#weekend#easter#sunshine#picoftheday#fitspo#yoga#coach#anxietyrelief#chronicillnesswarrior#heal#running#love#motivation#igdaily#londonist

Happy Easter Weekend 🤗 having felt like utter for the last month or so, and feeling so incredibly exhausted I couldn’t even leave the house at times. I feel better. Whether it’s the sun, the full moon or the magnetic shifts I’m making, or maybe a combo of them all. I’m so full of gratitude for feeling lighter. I’m manifesting a hell of a lot of cool stuff 😎 and life is feeling exciting again. But this is a gentle reminder to love and appreciate the low moments, the shadow, the depression/anxiety, the ego. For when we are at our darkest, our light shines hella bright and it’s okay to ask for help Tell someone you love today how much you LOVE them, hug your family and most importantly if you can’t love yourself, how the hell are you gonna love somebody else 🤗 #dragracevibes eat all the choc this weekend, sit in the sun ️ and live in the moment 🥰 for right NOW is really all we have 🥳 . . . . #selfie #summervibes #lululemon #london #richmond #selflove #wellness #health #weekend #easter #sunshine #picoftheday #fitspo #yoga #coach #anxietyrelief #chronicillnesswarrior #heal #running #love #motivation #igdaily #londonist - 5 hours ago

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🙌🏻Give yourself some credit 🙌🏻 @howdoyouadult .
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🏻Give yourself some credit 🏻 @howdoyouadult . . . . . #qotd #chronicillnesscommunity #meawareness #mecfs #cfs #fibro #chronicfatigue #chronicpain #chronicillness #chronicillnesslife #chronicillnesssupport #chronicillnessquotes #chronicillnessblogger #chronicillnesswarrior #spooniehumour #myillnessmythoughts #butyoudontlooksick #Invisibleillness #arthrits #autoimmunedisease #spoonie #spoonies #spooniesupport #pots #treatably #lifewithanillness - 5 hours ago

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Every weekend... Who else has this issue?
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Although I have to say, these days I tend more to the I want to do nothing side...
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#Repost @gutsydating
 Image credit @hayleydrew this ☀️
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#fibro #fibromyalgia #ibs #fibrowarrior #chronic #chronicpain #chronicillness #fibrofighter #healing #ibswarrier #fightfibro #fightibs #support #invisibleillness #irritablebowelsyndrome #spoonie #spoonies #pain #fibrofog #nausea #chronicillnesswarrior #fibroflare #fatigue #warrior  #noenergy #spoonielife #warrior

Every weekend... Who else has this issue? . Although I have to say, these days I tend more to the I want to do nothing side... . . #Repost @gutsydating Image credit @hayleydrew this ️ . . . . . . . . . . . . #fibro #fibromyalgia #ibs #fibrowarrior #chronic #chronicpain #chronicillness #fibrofighter #healing #ibswarrier #fightfibro #fightibs #support #invisibleillness #irritablebowelsyndrome #spoonie #spoonies #pain #fibrofog #nausea #chronicillnesswarrior #fibroflare #fatigue #warrior #noenergy #spoonielife #warrior - 5 hours ago

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Who needs an expensive dog bed when you can just lay on mamas dirty laundry? 😂🤣

Who needs an expensive dog bed when you can just lay on mamas dirty laundry? 🤣 - 9 hours ago

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Gym is the best therapy 🕉💜 slowly but surely getting stronger and looking forward to getting back into my old routine soon, after a tough couple months! 💪🏼❤️ #gymtherapy #fitness #curves #weightsbeforedates #healthyhappylife #clearthemind #calming #yoga #chronicillnesswarrior

Gym is the best therapy 🕉 slowly but surely getting stronger and looking forward to getting back into my old routine soon, after a tough couple months! 🏼#gymtherapy #fitness #curves #weightsbeforedates #healthyhappylife #clearthemind #calming #yoga #chronicillnesswarrior - 1 month ago

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