Lisa & Clare try fireside yoga at Winterholme

If you live in St. John’s chances are you have heard of Winterholme as a bed & breakfast/spa. Recently Winterholme made some major changes and is now the Winterholme Wellness Centre. What does that mean, you may ask? It means that now you can go to Winterholme for massages, acupuncture, personal work-out sessions with a physio […] Read more…

Let’s Talk about Selena Gomez’s Autoimmune Disease

If you own a computer that has access to the internet you probably heard this week that Selena Gomez was diagnosed with lupus. If you follow several lupus related facebook pages because you also have lupus, chances are you saw 78 thousand links to the exact same 3 sentences about Selena Gomez having lupus and, […] Read more…

Don’t tell me I’m inspirational just because I have a disability

There is this social phenomenon that I have been reading a lot about lately, it’s called “inspiration porn.” It is basically this idea that people with disabilities are truly inspiring to everyone without disabilities because they get up in the morning and go about their day as if they weren’t cursed with such misfortunes. It’s actually […] Read more…

Listen Up: Sickboy Podcast

Want to know what one of the best things in the world is when you have a chronic illness? It’s being able to unapologetically talk about being sick. It is so refreshing to be able to openly discuss something that is a huge part of your life without trying to find pleasant ways to word it […] Read more…

Not Your Grandma’s Arthritis Tools

We all know that arthritis isn’t just an old person’s disease. Or at least the people reading this blog post should know that because we have first hand knowledge that arthritis can strike at any age. Yet with all of the kids, teens and young adults who suffer from a form of arthritis or other disabling chronic […] Read more…

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