Announcing 2014 II Week Campaign


Invisible Illness Awareness Week is approaching! This year Invisible Illness Awareness Week is September 8-14, 2014. Our website is now live, updated, and even responsive–meaning it should show up well on your mobile device. The theme this year is JUST ONE. Why did I pick this theme? Because… You may feel in invisible… You may […]

Our 30 Things Meme About Your Invisible Illness

Have you filled out the Invisible Illness Week Meme? It’s called “30 Things You May Not Know About My Invisible Illness” and it can be both enlightening for others and even therapeutic for you! I just filled it out and every year my answers change just a bit. Find it–and read others– here: (and […]

Press Release – Invisible Illness Week Team Offers Free Ebook of 263 Tips


* Feel free to share this on your blog, post it in your newsletter, whatever! Thanks for your help. Invisible Illness Week Team Offers Free Ebook of 263 Tips 20 Experts share their best tips about living with a chronic illness, from coping with illness and relationship tips to travel and homeschooling. San Diego, CA […]

Change Your Twitter Profile Image ‘Till II Wk

One of our visitors recently said, “Please create a Twibbon so I can help spread the word about II Week.” Well, I headed on over to their web site and we now have a “Twibbon.” Basically you just click here for the Twibbon site and put in your twitter name and password and it will […]

Invisible Illness Week Founder Wins Women’s Health Hero


Lisa Copen, founder of Rest Ministries, Inc., the largest Christian organization specifically for those with chronic illness or pain won the Our Bodies Ourselves award for Women’s Health Hero: Audience Choice. On May 11, 2009 Our Bodies Ourselves announced the 2009 Womens’ Health Heroes, honoring the work of women’s health advocates worldwide, marking OBOS’s first […]

Our Mission


I’m so glad you’re here! You must be feeling so much better! You look so good! You can’t really be that sick, right? I saw you out walking your dog… so… when are you going back to work? If you’ve ever heard one of those comments you understand how hard it is to live with […]

Are You Visiting Illness Web Sites?


If so, don’t forget to drop them an email to let them know about Invisible Illness Week. Don’t spam people, but if you find a web site where you think the owner/author may be interested, here is some sample text: I enjoyed visiting your web site and specifically was glad to see [fill in the […]