Chronic Illness

Personal stories and spoonie tips from people living with fibromyalgia, chronic pain, fatigue, lupus, and other chronic health conditions.
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Tips for Planning Ahead With a Chronic Illness | The Mighty #chronicillness #chronicpain #selfcare #healthtips #travel #planningahead
The Mighty’s Condition Guides combine the expertise of both the medical and patient community to help you and your loved ones on your health journeys. For the fibromyalgia guide, we interviewed five medical experts, read numerous studies and surveyed 13,997 people diagnosed with the condition.
How to Practice Self-Care When You’re Chronically Ill | The Mighty #chronicillness #autoimmune #selfcare

Self Care Tips

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The Mighty’s educational content combines the expertise of both the medical and patient community to support you and your loved ones through your health journeys. For this hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) condition guide, we connected with three HS experts, read the latest studies and surveyed more than 40 people living with HS and their caregivers.
33 Things People Don’t Realize You’re Doing Because of Migraine | The Mighty #migraine #chronicillness
10 Gifts to Get for Someone’s Service or Emotional Support Animal | The Mighty #gifts #emotionalsupport #animals #ideas #holidays

Stories on Chronic Illness

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20 Products People With Fibromyalgia Swear By | Th…
16 Comfortable Styles of Bedding for People With Chronic Pain | The Mighty #bedding #beddingsets #ideas #selfcare #selfcaretips #chronicillness #chroniclife #chronicpain #relief #chronicwarrior
14 Comfortable Bras If You Have Fibromyalgia | The Mighty #health #selfcare #health #tips

Useful Products

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Engage and connect with a #chronicpain community that understands. #chronicillness #mypainpointofview
5 Things I Don’t Admit on Bad Pain Days | The Mighty
12 ‘Sexy’ Things to Say to Your Partner With Depression | The Mighty #depression #mentalhealth

Understanding Chronic Illness

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My #Mantra for Getting Through a #Pain #Flare | The Mighty #chronicillness #chronicpain #multiplesclerosis #ms
20 #Uplifting #Quotes for People Living With a #Chronic #Illness | The Mighty #upliftingquotes #motivationalquotes #inspirationalquotes #chronicillness #chronicwarrior #autoimmunedisease #inspiration
17 ‘Harry Potter’ Quotes That Encourage People With Chronic Illness | The Mighty #harrypotter #quotes #chronicillness #chronicpain #selfcare #inspiration

When You Need Inspiration

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12 Memes That Describe What It’s Like to Have an Incurable Illness | The Mighty #memes #chronicillness #chronicpain #invisibleillness
14 Memes That Describe What It’s Like to Have Joint Pain | The Mighty #memes #chronicpain #jointpain #humor
14 Memes That Describe Having a Body That Doesn’t Function Properly | The Mighty

When You Need A Laugh

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"I'm getting worn down, physically, mentally and emotionally." Chronic Pain, Stomach Issues, Lost Hope, Self Image, Positive Outlook, Try Harder, Staying Positive, I Win, Chronic Illness
I Am So Sick of Being Sick
"I'm getting worn down, physically, mentally and emotionally."
"We never fake being ill — but we’re masters at faking being well." I M Sick, How To Apologize, Chronic Condition, Dont Understand, See Me, I Smile, Running Errands
To Those Who Find My Illness 'Hard to Understand' When They See Me Smiling
"We never fake being ill — but we’re masters at faking being well."
"When you see this chronically ill person prolifically posting… know that this did not happen overnight." Lift Heavy, Chronically Ill, The Quiet Ones, Mini Vacation, Normal Person, Health Conditions, Facebook Posts, Why People
Inside the Mind of a Chronically Ill Person Debating If They Should Post on Facebook
"When you see this chronically ill person prolifically posting… know that this did not happen overnight."
Have you ever felt this way? Words Of Support, Just Deal With It, Physical Pain, Find People, Student Work, Take Care Of Yourself
What I Wish People Knew About My Illness, Even When I Look Fine
Have you ever felt this way?
"I am constantly frustrated by trying to live in a 'healthy person’s' world, knowing that I am not functioning on the same level as everyone around me." Invisible Illness, Healthy Person, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, I Hope You Know, Meet Friends, Body Pain, Hot Flashes, Be Healthy
When You’re 'Too Functional' to Be Chronically Ill, but Too Sick to Be Healthy
"I am constantly frustrated by trying to live in a 'healthy person’s' world, knowing that I am not functioning on the same level as everyone around me."
"You’ve never seen me out of breath from taking a shower, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen." Out Of Breath, Hard Days, Take A Shower, Mean It, Bad Day, The Worst, Shower
You Don't See the Worst Days of My Illness Because I Hide Them From You
"You’ve never seen me out of breath from taking a shower, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen."
Fibromyalgia has things that no one talks about. Here's 24 of them. Meaning Of Love, Relationship Issues, Physical Health, Just Don, What You Can Do, Fun To Be One
24 Things No One Talks About When It Comes to Having Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia has things that no one talks about. Here's 24 of them.
These memes nail what it's like to have difficulty showering because of chronic illness. Dry shampoo FTW. Illness Humor, Lack Of Motivation, Pep Talks, Dry Shampoo, How To Fall Asleep
Memes That Describe Showering With Chronic Illness
These memes nail what it's like to have difficulty showering because of chronic illness. Dry shampoo FTW.
"We never fake being ill — but we’re masters at faking being well." Muscular Dystrophy, Leaky Faucet, Chronic Migraines, Health Journey, Hiccup
To Those Who Find My Illness 'Hard to Understand' When They See Me Smiling
"We never fake being ill — but we’re masters at faking being well."
"[It's] like wearing a tuxedo made of lead." Flat Stomach, Army Obstacle Course, Have Good Day, Leg Cramps, Ankle Weights, Game Face, Central Nervous System
15 People Describe What It Feels Like to Have Multiple Sclerosis
"[It's] like wearing a tuxedo made of lead."
"My life is not and never will be what it used to be." Autoimmune Disease, Spoonie Life, Muscle Body, I Miss Her, Chronic Fatigue, Tv Programmes
Grieving the Person I Was Before Chronic Illness
"My life is not and never will be what it used to be."
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When Posting About Your Illness on Social Media Annoys Other People
"People are quick to jump to assumptions and judge, but they aren't quick enough to ask if we need help or how we're doing."
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When Your Body Rebels With Chronic Illness
"Rebellious bodies don't lend themselves to easy answers or follow the rules."