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Great ideas. I need to remember these when I've got friends with newborns/after surgeries/out of town husbands etc. Really nice ways to help out without making someone think of what you can do to help!!

WHEN FRIENDS DONT UNDERSTAND YOUR INVISIBLE ILLNESS: What do you do when people just don't get it? or may not BELIEVE you are really ill? Sometimes it feels like if we let these kind of friends go, no one will be left. I like how this article tells you not to just dismiss everyone, but also explains how to not get hurt over and over. Excellent.

How to have a bad day gracefully & avoid guilt with chronic illness: GRATITUDE | HAVE REALISTIC GOALS ACCORDING TO YOUR SYMPTOMS | DON’T FEEL GUILTY IF YOU HAVE TO CANCEL PLANS: A true friend is one who thinks you are a good egg even if you are half-cracked | BE KIND TO YOURSELF & TO OTHERS: Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you – not because they are nice, but because you are.