Spoonie friend wanted

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June 30, June 30, June 16, June 16, June 9, June 10, June 1, June 1, May 19, May 19, June 23, June 23, May 26, May 26, May 12, May 12, April 28, April 28, April 21, April 21, April 16, April 16, I sat there for 20 minutes fighting with myself about whether or not I had the energy to get up and just sit at a table and talk to somebody.

Navigating friendships through illness can be sticky, but we feel grateful every day for the wonderful Friends who keep us Fighting! To be a great Friend to a spoonie, here are some things you might want to know:.

It breaks our heart to have to cancel. We wanted to go see that show or try that cool restaurant just as much as you did, not to mention how much we miss you! Please keep inviting us! Plus, it gives something to look forward to on tougher days. Maybe chatting at home or drinking tea and watching a movie could work. Or cooking a meal together and resting with a meditation video. Whatever works for your friend, it means so much extra to know that someone is willing to change their hangout habits to make socializing accessible!

And you may find yourself surprised at how nice these quieter moments feel! You should also be an equal part of the equation! It helps take the awkwardness away spoonies tend to be self-conscious of how often they have to ask for help or accommodations , and make you feel more heard and cared for.

Sometimes, life as a spoonie is really challenging. Similarly, using spoonie language helps us to feel understood on a deeper level. Did you lose too many spoons? Anything I can do to help? At the end of the day, just be kind! Practice the skills that make us all better friends — listening, communicating, and empathizing. Do you have a friend who goes above and beyond? She began writing as a way to heal while spreading information and helping others through their own journeys. She loves being part of the Mighty Well team, sharing the stories and strengths of spoonies everywhere! Save my name, , and website in this browser for the next time I comment.

Friends in the Fight. July 4th Guide for June 30, June 30, Pregnant, Sick, and Quarantined May 19, May 19, Chronic Illness. General Wellness. To be a great Friend to a spoonie, here are some things you might want to know: Keep inviting us even when we say no!

Make your own needs known You should also be an equal part of the equation! Listen, believe, and validate Sometimes, life as a spoonie is really challenging. You may also like. November 11, April 25, January 29, Travel Like a Pro — Top Tips from December 9, Keeping Friends from the Depths of your Fight June 19, Top 5 apps for managing illness August 11, Mighty Well featured on Who What Wear! May 31, Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, , and website in this browser for the next time I comment.

Spoonie friend wanted

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