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“You’re so plucky, I love it!”

A few weeks ago someone said to me, “You’re so plucky, I love it!” And I had to google what the word meant since I didn’t know ๐Ÿ™ˆ That being said… โ˜๐Ÿผit’s one of my new favorite words and after learning the meaning, I took what she said as such a compliment. It’s a word… Continue reading “You’re so plucky, I love it!”

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What’s the Word? “Vatic” ๐Ÿ”ฎ

Wednesday words โšก๏ธ(Adj.) Vatic I’m  Maybe I can’t speak for everyone with chronic illnesses, but I know that I find myself trying to predict my “inevitable” future all of the time. I say things like “well I know my head will be really bad this weekend” or “I’m sure I’ll be feeling crappy still” etc.… Continue reading What’s the Word? “Vatic” ๐Ÿ”ฎ

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What’s the Word?ย 

HARMONY: a pleasing combination or arrangement of different things.      As someone with chronic headaches, episodic migraines, narcolepsy, and severe food allergies, plus other medical mysteries that arise, harmony is a word in rarely use. I’m sure other Spoonies and people with chronic health issues can say the same. It always seems that my health… Continue reading What’s the Word?ย 

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What’s the Word: Generate

   To cause to arise or come about. Any spoonie knows that a lot of the journey involves waiting around for a diagnosis, test results, treatments, answers, and seeing if treatments are even working. Sometimes (too often) doctors can’t figure us out.  We wait around for positive things to happen in a world where we… Continue reading What’s the Word: Generate

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What’s the Word? “Fortitude”

   Fortitude.  A word I love. A word I repeat in my head day in and day out. A constant reminder that I am stronger than any difficulty I am facing.  Physical strength is great. Without physical strength I wouldn’t have been able to get up to bat every time I had a migraine during… Continue reading What’s the Word? “Fortitude”