May 12 is International Fibromyalgia Awareness Day!

May 12 is International Fibromyalgia Awareness Day!

In addition to my lupus, I also have fibromyalgia. One of my best friends was recently diagnosed with it as well. I love her. I feel that although pain and fibro is something I know a bit about, I can not help her acceptance of this diagnosis. I have seen her in pain both emotionally and physically.

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May 10th is Lupus Awareness Day! Have you loved someone with Lupus lately?

May 10th is Lupus Awareness Day! Have you loved someone with Lupus lately?

Wear orange or purple, send friends your favorite awareness websites (bydls.com ? lol) to educate, read, ask your friends to read some lupus facts, make your status a lupus support or awareness message, blog about lupus, blog about your friends with lupus, Do something nice for a person living with

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After saying hello to my guests, I say #hellokeurig and feel like the perfect host

After saying hello to my guests, I say #hellokeurig and feel like the perfect host

Don’t Be Afraid of the Paper Directions! So much paper packing In the box and such a thick instruction book. All those languages, I only speak English. I have to guess you are trying to hide the best secret in the world: that the new 550 is EASY to use. I have been using the old style original mo

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I made a healthy little switch to Musselman's Applesauce. Small diet changes can make a big difference.

I made a healthy little switch to Musselman’s Applesauce. Small diet changes can make a big difference.

How lucky is this? In the mail today, I received a free sample of Musselman’s Apple Sauce, just when I made a commitment to lose weight last week. The great god of internet says I can snack on ½ cup of unsweetened apple sauce for 2 points but with a little judgment I can even account for the Muss

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Did you know….Shopping through Amazon.com helps support this site!

Shop and help support this site at the same time!! With the holidays and christmas shopping.....Just a reminder that if you shop through amazon.com please shop/click using this link:   The banner has a code in it that tracks the purchases and makes butyoudontlooksick.com a small perce

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September is Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month

Joining hands to help patients cope: improving the quality of life of patients and their families. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) offers the most comprehensive array of services to patients and families touched by blood cancers. A diagnosis of leukemia, lymphoma or myeloma brings many

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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Do You Know The Symptoms?

It is expected that over 21,000 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer and 15,000 women will lose their lives from the disease this year alone in the United States. Women usually do not talk about gynecological issues, but we need to stop the silence. Ask questions. Get informed. Talk to you do

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Families, caregivers, charities and research groups across the United States are observing September as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. In the U.S., over 12,000 children under the age of 21 are diagnosed with cancer every year, approximately 3,000 of them will not survive the disease. A diagnosis

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Some Tech Issues: We will back to our Spoonie selves as soon as possible! Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Please note: we are aware that some of you have received unusual or "spammy" daily newsletters. As you know from 9 years of newsletters this is not my normal way of doing things. This is not my "voice". Our email newsfeed was hacked/ spam into. We are working on the problem and it should be fixed s

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Did you know July is National Ice-Cream month?

Okay, I know they have a "celebration month" for everything nowadays, but I will take any excuse to have some ice cream. Hey, it is our duty to have a scoop and celebrate!  What is your favorite flavor?  -Christine

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