It was a challenging week. Last weekend, I was violently ill. And, terrified. At the top of the week, I was finally cleared for round two of my IV infusion treatment. And, all week, it felt like my body was shutting down. I worked from home. Taking a full day break on Wednesday. But, I had a goal. To not miss the #MWCABC 21st annual #BreastCancer fundraiser. Not only b/c it’s an incredible cause that we’ve been involved in for so many years, and b/c my glorious, beautiful @dvfmom brought back the survivors fashion show thanks to the incredible generosity and talent of @davidhaghani & @afshin_it_all from @gallerycouture, but b/c my incredible and brave friend @sndean73 was hitting the runway! My pink warrior woman mother was also speaking like only she does best! THEY are my Sheroes. But, I couldn’t see how I could do it. And, then, the angel @pianapr reached out to me from @nubestsalon and said he’d take care of everything. Not only had he comp’d all the models hair and makeup, but he just told me to find a way to get there, and they would fix it. And, that they did!! I met the amazingly talent @annanasomakeup (can’t wait to visit her again!) and I was set. My selfless momma who was so busy the day of the event put ME first. Driving me to the appointment. Making sure I was fine. My parents are straight out of a fairytale. I don’t know what I’ve done to deserve them. But, my father is also one of the kindest human beings. He came to the event to support - in a room full of I would day 520 woman to 20 men! He also drove me, knowing I couldn’t. That day, all I could think about was a hug from my sister @keeganforte. And, I got that from her and a sweet present...a @wearyourwellness bracelet that reads warrior. As I continue to share my story, I’m grateful for my tribe. I had to say it out loud. It’s the small kindnesses that go so far. 🌷#MyAutoimmuneTruth #Sjoggie #Spoonie #Sjogrens #SjogrensSupport #AutoImmuneDisease #ChronicIllness #sjögrens #SjogrensWarrior #iAmVisible #rituxan #rituximab #chronicpainwarrior #LungDisease #Biologics #SpoonieLife #CureSjogrens #NorthwellLife 🌺
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The absolutely gorgeous Mrs. Morris! Had such a blast celebrating you and your hubby last night!
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Throw back selfie.. This is #the#thefaceofnicillness .. my weight fluctuates up and down.. I sometimes look sickly, I sometimes look fat, I sometimes look healthy.. my illnesses make it nearly impossible to maintain a healthy weight and appearance consistently, but I try and work hard and will never give up.. This is #chronicillness . #iamthefaceof #thefaceof #chronicillnesswarrior #chronicpainwarrior #invisibleillnesswarrior #spooniestrong #spooniewarrior #endometriosis #interstitialcystitis #pudendalneuralgia #ibs #arthritis #phlebitis #fibromyalgia #sciatica #autoimmunedisease
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Me too.. 4.th day in a row topped with nightly asthma attacks, sinitis and post intensive care nightmares ... I barely function and NOBODY understands what I’m battling on a everyday basis 😱😰 #postintensivecaresyndrome #ards #sepsis #sepsissurvivor #ardssurvivor #postsepsissyndrome #ast#asthmasurvivor> #asthmasurvivor #auramigraines #migraneattack #migrainessuck #migrainesufferer #occipitalneuralgia #chr#chronicpainwarrior #chronicmigraines #chronicpain #astmaattack #asthmasucks #severeasthma #ptsdsucks #combination_chronical #spooniewarrior #survivorwarrior
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This inch & half piece of Russian spiral bead weaving has taken 2 hours #fml #ihatemybodyrightnow #chronicpainwarrior #justkeepswimming
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#Repost @theunchargeables (@get_repost) ・・・ Chronic illness will rob you of everything good but only you let it ❤️ Jen x --------------------------------------------------- 🌟 WIN unique chronic illness clothes from The Unchargeables Shop. Link to giveaway in bio. ---------------------------------------------------- #TheUnchargeables #Spoonie #unchargeables #chronicillness #Spoonies #SpoonieLife #ChronicPain #ChronicFatigue #disability #chronicpainwarrior #InvisibleIllness #autoimmune #supportgroup #lowonenergy #lowbattery #StrongerThanYouThink #chronicillnesswarrior #autoimmunedisease #fibromyalgia #raredisease #pcos #endometriosis #migraine #butyoudontlooksick
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It can be difficult at times to say no or cancel plans. The people around us might not always be understanding but that’s not your fault. It can be hard for anyone to understand what we go through unless they go through it themselves! Sometimes we just have to say no because our body needs the rest. It’s okay to take some time for yourself and do what’s best for you! 💛✨ . . #endosister #endostrong #endowarrior #endometriosis #endometriosiswarrior #endometriosisawareness #endopain #chronicillness #chronicpain #chronicpainwarrior #chronicallyill #spoonie #spooniesister #spooniestrong #spooniewarrior #invisibleillness #butyoudontlooksick #mentalillness #mentallyill #mentalhealth #anxiety #depression #ptsd #fightlikeagirl #posttraumaticstressdisorder #oneinten #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealthsupport
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This Sunday called for sleeping in, DIY shirts, Superfoods, smiles, and thankfully, sunshine! ☀️😜 — 🌿Today’s shake... + Vegan Vanilla Superfoods + PB2 + ground flax seed + chia seeds + cinnamon + Smart Silver Plus of course antioxidants, adaptogens, probiotics, digestive enzymes, and amino acids, with no animal protein, artificial sweeteners, flavors, colors, or preservatives! 🙌🏼🤤 And did I mention it tastes like cake batter? — #superfoods #sundayvibes #weekend #diy
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Fall is in the air! 🍂 I so love cozy spaces like this where it’s comfortable to be outdoors. Find a shady spot, bring a fluffy blanket, and make your own Sunday haven 😌 It might not be as insta swoon worthy as this pic but you can close your eyes and pretend you’re here ✨ via @browneyes.thickthighs #mindfulmigraine #instacalm #fal#falls #porchgoals #autumncolors #fall #seasons #mig#migrainewellness #migrainematters #mindfulness #createcalm #mindbodyconnection #breathe #innerpeace #chronicillness #chronichope #chronicmigraine #chronicpainwarrior #notjustaheadache #morethanaheadache #migrainewarrior #migrainesupport #migrainerelief #migraine #chronicmigraineawareness #migraineawareness #anxiety #mentalhealth #mentalhealthmatters #invisibleillness
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Thx @jennakimjones & @thehashtagal for the inspiration 💜💋❤️ ** Dream: attack laundry room Hope: If I survive👆🏻get two loads of laundry washed & dried Bonus: cleaned/organized laundry shelf #chronicpainwarrior #dreamforweek #attacklaundry #hopeforweek #twoloadsoflaundry #handican👍🏻
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Some fun diamond or square pendants.. can be put on any chain or used as a bracelet or necklace themselves any color combo.. gunna make some chokers today out of this weave. If my shoulder let me.. chronic pain is no fun. Facebook/@zstudio11 #notlettingitgetmedown #zenergylife #zstudio11 #chronicpainwarrior #cha#chainmailjewelry #chainmaildiamond #chainmail
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Not a cure but it helps ❤️ Jen x --------------------------------------------------- 🌟 WIN unique chronic illness clothes from The Unchargeables Shop. Link to giveaway in bio. ---------------------------------------------------- #TheUnchargeables #Spoonie #unchargeables #chronicillness #Spoonies #SpoonieLife #ChronicPain #ChronicFatigue #disability #chronicpainwarrior #InvisibleIllness #autoimmune #supportgroup #lowonenergy #lowbattery #StrongerThanYouThink #chronicillnesswarrior #autoimmunedisease #fibromyalgia #raredisease #pcos #endometriosis #migraine #butyoudontlooksick
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