We take a glimpse into life with chronic illness as a young person in three short stories this week. Candid, insightful & humourous, we hope you enjoy them! | A Chronic Voice

There are three new stories in this week’s roundup for you! A candid glimpse into living with chronic illness as a young person, and learning to accept your body. If you really stop to think about it, it’s a wondrous creation despite all the flaws. I hope these stories bring a chuckle or add some […]

A Chronic Voice: Every Next Level of Your Life Will Demand a Different You

“Every next level of your life will demand a different you.” – Leonardo DiCaprio – We often believe that we must remain true to ourselves throughout our lives. But there is a crucial difference between being true, and being intractable. Sometimes we avoid certain activities or thoughts because we think, ‘nah, this is not me’. […]

6 Free Wallpapers: Character is What You Know You Are | A Chronic Voice

Quote cards made for the post: “Why Not From Beautiful, to Still Beautiful?”, and also some reflections I had while putting them together. I’m not here to dispense advice, because god knows I’m struggling to get my own life in order! But I just wanted to scribble these thoughts down as guideposts, for those dim […]

Free Wallpapers: Capable of Walking & Want to Do it

These quote cards were made in relation to the post, “The Art of Supporting: Sometimes That Means Letting Go”. Feel free to use them as little reminders in whatever way you like! Capable of Walking by Christie Williams “We cripple people who are capable of walking because we choose to carry them.” – Christie Williams […]

Metaphor is the Currency of Knowledge quote

“Metaphor is the currency of knowledge. I have spent my life learning incredible amounts of disparate, disconnected, obscure, useless pieces of knowledge, and they have turned out to be, almost all of them, extremely useful. Why. Because there is no such thing as disconnected facts. There is only complex structure. And both to explain complex […]