Ever wondered what changing the lives of millions of people with chronic illnesses looks like? To some, it’s a miracle drug. To others, a new therapy. To me, it’s about providing people with ways to manage lives bigger than illness. To provide patients with a simple, inexpensive tool to live better, healthier lives. To help patients live the life they want despite their illness. I’ll be giving more details in a few weeks, but there are some interesting things afoot. Spoons is a dedicated app for people with chronic health conditions that’s helping them manage their condition, automagically keeps track of how they’re doing and helps them plan ahead through sophisticated forecasting logic. Pain, chronic illness and disability are rarely predictable, but that does not mean we must be slaves to uncertainty.