• What we can learn from the Hufflepuffs in our lives

    Who doesn't love Hufflepuffs? Nobody right? We all love Hufflepuffs. As we should. So after exploring what we can learn from the Slytherins, it's time to dive into Part II of this little exercise and find...

  • How to be more joyful as a spoonie

    Being joyful, truly joyful is not so easy. Nobody said it would be, but we were all secretly hoping that anyway. And we're looking for it all day every day. That's why there's lots of pictures out there on the…

  • Why labels aren’t a bad thing for a spoonie

    People hate labels, I know that. But sometimes I wish I had one. Within the spoonie community, I see a lot of "medical labels" so to speak. Check out any spoonie on Instagram and you'll find a label (or five)…

  • What we can learn from the Slytherins in our lives

    Now that we - The Harry Potter Generation - are all grown up, most of us have become comfortable with our own Hogwarts house. And why shouldn't we? Each house has some pretty good traits. Amazing as we are though,…

  • 5 Struggles of starting your first blog

    So I want to write about a couple things. Frustrating things. Specifically, frustrating things about starting a blog, when you have zero experience with starting a blog. I have...

  • My (so far) one-sided conversation with John Green

    In an my earlier post, I wrote that writing keeps the dementors away. I'm definitely not the first one to ever say this, nor will I be the last. "I can shake of everything as I write; my sorrows disappear,…

  • Coronavirus and spoonie sympathy

    Okay, I'll start with a little confession. I have to admit that I too, feel the "welcome to my world" vibe. I feel it hard. I can't pretent that thoughts like that aren't popping up in my head from time…

  • Reading other blogs

    In case you couldn’t already tell, I don’t actually read a lot of blogs myself. Correction, no blogs. I currently follow...

  • A new chronic pain perspective

    People who are dealing with chronic pain will often say that it has given them perspective. Other people, who are dealing with other issues, will say the same...