Information = 411 = a source of knowledge on invisible diseases
Chronic Illness/Disease often share one major characteristic: they are not visible to an onlooker; thus the term “invisible illness.” What is an invisible illness?
Get the Facts
Knowledge is freedom. Get the facts. Educate yourself. Use your own discretion. Here are some helpful links for support and information.
A Purpose In Pain blog by Samantha DeCosmo
THE SPOON THEORY ©️ by Christine Miserandino
The International Pain Foundation & IPF’s President
The National Migraine Association
The National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association
Why are Zebras represented in the Chronic Illness Community?
What are “SPOONS” all about? to read the full story written by Christine Miserandino click here
Quick Explanation of a SPOON
Each spoon represents something that you do in a day.
For example: Brushing your teeth = 1 Spoon Driving to the store = 1 Spoon Sometimes it takes more than 1 Spoon to do something. It might require 2 – 3 Spoons to make dinner, get groceries or even take a shower.
Most people have an unlimited amount of Spoons, but people that suffer from Chronic Disorders are limited by the number of Spoons they have in a day. When they run out of Spoons, they are done for the day.