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 for personal growth and how to navigate the chronic illness life.
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 and personal growth 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.
On the blog…
Living with a chronic illness can be challenging, both physically and emotionally. Acceptance is one way to combat these challenges, so keep reading to learn how to embrace this practice to live life more joyfully – despite your illness or condition. Learn how in this blog post!
Are you new to living with chronic illness or pain, and wondering how you’ll get used to all the changes that being a spoonie brings? In this blog post, I’ll be sharing my story from fighting against my chronic illness to learning the practice of adaptability, and why I’m making that my personal and business focus for 2023.
In this season of gift-giving, why not support Businesses Owned By Chronically Ill & Disabled Entrepreneurs? This post shares 10 awesome shops by and for those with chronic illness & disabilities, to give you ideas for shopping small and making a difference in the lives of spoonies.