Who's a Spoonie?

With all the talk about cultural appropriation lately, I'm hesitant to wear Kokopelli earrings or eat at the Chinese buffet. I understand that some people object to Canadians playing Englishmen who are pretending to be Japanese for a production of The Mikado is offensive or racist. I don't always agree, but I understand the principle involved. Even I, a WASP, find Mickey Rooney's character in Breakfast at Tiffany's to be egregious, appalling, and insulting to everyone involved, including the audience....more
Showbiz_emelle coburn_janet I'm just glad I could help.more

Is Bipolar Disorder an "Invisible Illness"?

Yes and no....more

Survivors of Employment Discrimination Tend Not to Blog About It

I posted the following in one of my (neglected) blogs today:Why people don't blog about discrimination   ...more

Invisible Illness - Understanding? Obviously NOT!

Hello again and thanks everyone for reading! Well over 1000 blog views since my first post last week!...more

Pain in the EVERYWHERE!!! - Chronic Pain

 As I said in 'From the start' the worst and most annoying symptom of HMS is the chronic pain. Well for me it is anyway....more

My story 'From the start' - Living with Hypermobility Syndrome

Well!! Where to start!!As you'll see from my profile I suffer from Hypermobility Syndrome, also known as Elhers Danlos Syndrome  (type III) in my case - I'll refer to this as HMS/EDS from now on. (Save on the typing!)...more

Invisible Illness Challenge in honor of Invisible Illness week

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One of my dearest friends is suffering from this silent pain. She is attempting different ...more

Two Birds, One Stone: Happy Birthday TDC & Day Of Visibility

Just a quick post to let you know about two exciting (especially for we of the dodgy body brigade) events this week. ...more

National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week

  September 14-20 is  National Invisible Chronic Illness Awareness Week. Why is this awareness needed? Read more about invisible illness and awareness ...more
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