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…
Looking for great gift ideas for your chronically ill loved one? Look no further than this guide round-up! The Thriving Spoonie has 21 of the most amazing guides to help you find the perfect gift for your chronically ill loved one.
When things feel heavy, I need things that remind me of the hope that is still there, and to help encourage me to keep going.
And I also know that when you’re living with a chronic illness, having someplace to turn for hope & encouragement is crucial.
That’s why this week I’m sharing 35 chronic illness quotes to give you hope & encouragement.
When your health is so unpredictable, routines provide a level of comfort because they offer some predictability and stability, and can help you be more self-sufficient. Head to the blog to learn the best secrets to creating routines when chronically ill, and how they can support you in thriving through chronic illness.