• person: employment?
  • me: full time spoonie
Reblogged from If I flail enough...

disabledxena:

Disabled people are literally the most badass people in the entire galaxy. 

chronicchristianity:

having a chronic illness is like being the princess from the princess and the pea. no matter what you do—what position you’re in, what meds you take, what stretches you do, what blankets and pillows you use, what creams or lotions you slather on, where you put your heating pad—no matter what, something always hurts.

chronicwithcats:

It’s funny how your friendships change a bit the sicker you get. It’s like you don’t have the energy anymore for friends who aren’t understanding or at all caring about your situation. You have more important things to deal with.

Reblogged from FogBlogger
livingthespoonielife:

When the pain and fatigue become more than you can push through.

livingthespoonielife:

When the pain and fatigue become more than you can push through.

Reblogged from So Hopeless Optimistic
[An ME/CFS patient] feels effectively the same every day as an AIDS patient feels two months before death; the only difference is that the symptoms can go on for never-ending decades.

Prof. Mark Loveless, Head of the AIDS and ME/CFS Clinic at Oregon Health Sciences University (Congressional Briefing 1995)

well fuck.

(via smallerontheeoutside)

That’s just… urgh fuck

Reblogged from Alpacalicously Lovely
livelaughlyme:

The perfect alphabet for Lymies and Spoonies! Introducing the “Chronic Pain Alphabet!”

livelaughlyme:

The perfect alphabet for Lymies and Spoonies! Introducing the “Chronic Pain Alphabet!”

Reblogged from Live Laugh Lyme
Are you trying to tell me that you can’t even go to the store? Please. You went to the store with me last week!
— almost everyone you know, probably
Reblogged from Have you tried _____ ?
llyubov:

10 Things NOT to Say with Someone with a Chronic Illness:

1.  You have what? I’ve never heard of it.
2.  You need to exercise more.
3.  Aren’t you feeling better yet?
4.  Maybe an anti-depressant would help.
5.  ”But you look just fine.” or “You don’t look sick.”
6.  You are taking too much medicine.
7. You need to change your diet.
8.  It’s all in your head.
9. Losing weight might help.
10. If you just had a more positive attitude…

llyubov:

10 Things NOT to Say with Someone with a Chronic Illness:

1.  You have what? I’ve never heard of it.

2.  You need to exercise more.

3.  Aren’t you feeling better yet?

4.  Maybe an anti-depressant would help.

5.  ”But you look just fine.” or “You don’t look sick.”

6.  You are taking too much medicine.

7. You need to change your diet.

8.  It’s all in your head.

9. Losing weight might help.

10. If you just had a more positive attitude…

Reblogged from Access.Culture
fibroautoimmunecfsdeathmatch:

When your doctor tells you all the possible side effects you may experience on a new medication and you’re just like…

fibroautoimmunecfsdeathmatch:

When your doctor tells you all the possible side effects you may experience on a new medication and you’re just like…

Reblogged from Everyone Gets Tired