Helping those with chronic illness and pain
develop the skills to live life by design – not by diagnosis.
“Spoonie” is a term coined by chronic illness blogger Christine Miserandino that refers to people who live with chronic illness(es).
Hi, I’m April –
your new internet spoonie friend here to help you learn to live well & thrive through chronic illness.
Sharing tips and tools to help you adapt to living with chronic illness and pain.
Here you’ll find blog posts and free resources to help you start living your life by design – not by diagnosis.
I’ll be your guide as you learn about:
what effective & accessible self-care looks like
how to manage the emotional ups and downs that come with having a chronic illness
self-advocacy and nurturing allyships by reading the lived experiences of someone with a chronic illness
Get the tips & tools you need to start thriving
through your chronic illness & living life on your terms.
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On the blog…
Don’t Go It Alone: Why You Need a Support System When Managing Chronic Illness
Managing chronic illness can be overwhelming. Don’t go it alone. Get the support and resources you need to manage your condition. Learn why having a support system is key to your wellbeing and peace of mind.
The Beginner’s Guide to Self-Advocacy for Chronic Illness
This beginner’s guide provides you with the tools you need to understand and utilize self-advocacy for chronic illness. Get started today!
The Best Coping Skills to Help You Adapt to Living With Chronic Illness
In this blog post, I’ll share the best coping skills to help you adapt to living with chronic illness and help you make the most of your life.