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The first global Sisterhood for spoonies
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Founded Jn 2018

Originally named The Spoonie Sisterhood, this community was founded by Kayla Arielle to help bridge the gap in peer support for patients everywhere.

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Ove 30 strong

Our community blossomed quickly, catching traction thanks to Christine Miserandino's Spoon Theory found here. As we round the corner to our 6th year, I feel it is time to upgrade fully!

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Your voices have amplified so remarkably as individuals over time. With the passing of patient matriarch Judith Huemann March 2023, I began reckoning with our larger collective calling......

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The "Brave Babes Movement" in the context of chronic pain and chronic illnesses symbolizes a collective effort to challenge societal norms and perceptions surrounding health struggles. It embodies a proactive approach to advocacy, empowerment, and resilience within the chronic illness community. The movement serves as a platform for individuals to voice their experiences, share resources, and promote awareness, fostering a culture of understanding and support for those facing similar challenges. It signifies a call to action, encouraging individuals to stand up, speak out, and champion a more inclusive and compassionate society for all.

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Engaging content, collaborations with influencers and organizations, educational campaigns, live event hosting, encouraging member-generated content, polls and surveys, and resources to help you advocate within and for your local community and larger-scale support and inclusivity. We want to foster an organic, active, and engaged online community. YOU help make that reality.

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Hea From The Community

This group gives me strength I thought I was alone w my pain but I quickly realized there are so many others who feel like I feel The metaphor gave me a way to help others understand IG Member Feb 17 2023

“I wanna see a feisty group of disabled people around the world…if you don’t respect yourself and if you don’t demand what you believe in for yourself, you’re not gonna get it.”

Judith Heumann

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“Connection is the ability to recognize our shared humanity and to invite others into a sense of belonging and worthiness.”

— Brené Brown

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“Your presence is your power.”

― Gabrielle Bernstein

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“The ADA was a wonderful achievement. But it was only the tip of the iceberg. You can pass a law but until you can change society’s attitudes, that law won’t mean much.”

― Denise Sherer Jacobson

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