Issue #54: Never Distract a Service Dog & Tips for Cooking with Chronic Pain | A Chronic Voice

Saturday, 22 Apr 2017. Issue #54. In this edition: Stress less while travelling with chronic illness. 10 things not to do when you see a service dog. How eight ‘spoons’ were lost in an hour. Five kitchen tips for cooking with chronic pain. Blessings of support amidst the storms of chronic life. Quotes on how […]

Issue #53: Healthy Purple Doughnuts and the Freezing Bite of One Tick | A Chronic Voice

Saturday, 15 Apr 2017. Issue #53. In this edition: A spotlight on Lyme disease – when your body can no longer regulate temperature, and don’t forget to wear tick repellent! Delicious, healthy recipes for chronic cooks. A fantastic list of educational resources on medical marijuana. The importance of self care to care for others better. […]

Issue #52: The Hope that Caring Doctors Give & Intimate Portraits of Pain | A Chronic Voice

Saturday, 08 Apr 2017. Issue #52. In this edition: The hope that rises when you get a doctor who cares. 16 important life lessons from Frankl’s bestseller. Quality time with your children while stuck in bed. What chronic pain patients can do for exercise. An intimate portrait of endometriosis pain. A vulnerable plea for a […]

Issue #51: Kicking Ass Every Damn Day, Tips on Staying Positive & More! | A Chronic Voice

Saturday, 01 Apr 2017. Issue #51. In this edition: How anxiety makes you feel like you’re going crazy. Reconnecting with ourselves to achieve human connection. 10 uplifting quotes. A call for those with chronic illnesses to share their experiences in these two online events. How unsolicited advice makes things worse. The kickass things people with […]

Issue #50: How it Becomes a Big Deal with Chronic Pain & More Insight | A Chronic Voice

Saturday, 25 Mar 2017. Issue #50. In this edition: Practical patience. A call to courage for men living with chronic illnesses in silence. Every bit counts. 15 snippets of endometriosis insight. Forgetting what we know in anxiety. Unpleasant muscle aches. Woman speaks out on viral photo making fun of her. 6 things that are a […]

Issue #49: Reframing Ideas of a Normal Life, Being a Caregiver Despite Needing Care & More! | A Chronic Voice

Saturday, 18 Mar 2017. Issue #49. In this edition: Why we need to reframe our ideas of a normal life, especially with chronic pain. 10 things you should know when you’re first diagnosed. A superb review and giveaway on the ‘Unlocking Lyme’ book, written by a doctor who has lyme himself. Being a caregiver for […]

Issue #48: A Casual Spoonie Coffee Chat, What Chronic Illness Gives & More!

Saturday, 11 Mar 2017. Issue #48. In this edition: A casual spoonie coffee chat on nutrition and photography. How chronic illness magnifies and purifies the lens of life. How to deal with hurtful comments online. Tips on how to cope with migraines during weather swings. How to be happy through compassion. Remembering the many undiagnosed […]

Issue #47: When it isn't Cancer, the Painful Tricks of Anxiety & More! | A Chronic Voice

Saturday, 04 Mar 2017. Issue #47. In this edition: Settling a common question once and for all – would you date a chronic illness person? My comforting chocolate supply pre-surgery. General knowledge in honour of Rare Disease Day (end Feb annually). Paying attention to diet for rewarding health benefits. The ever-popular chronic illness linkup party […]

Issue #46: Raw Confessions of Chronic Pain, Using Music to Inspire Strength & More! | A Chronic Voice

Saturday, 25 Feb 2017. Issue #46. In this edition: Chronic illness linkup party hosted by Unbroken Smile (it’s over but there’s still great content there)! Thought-provoking quotes on self awareness and respect. Raw confessions of a person living with chronic pain. Perspective on talking openly about illness in society. A heartbreaking yet hopeful story on […]

Issue #45: Funny Depictions of 'Real' Disability, Illness as Art & More! | A Chronic Voice

Saturday, 18 Feb 2017. Issue #45. In this edition: Be aware of the possibilities out there and adapt. Appreciate the simple (and best!) things in life. We all have our own issues to work on, whether we are ill or well. How it feels when you receive diagnosis after diagnosis. A short poem on what […]

Issue #44: Being Ill Around Healthy People, What Home Means & More! | A Chronic Voice

Saturday, 11 Feb 2017. Issue #44. In this edition: The occasional human interaction needed for our mental wellbeing. Thank you to my Twitter friends! What’s it like being chronically ill around healthy people? Free cinema entry for caregivers in the UK. Don’t you want to go back to work? What does home mean? Raynaud’s (winter) […]

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Saturday, 04 Feb 2017. Issue #43. In this edition: For those in places where it’s legal – a great review by @meglewellyn, on cannabis options for chronic pain relief. Everyday scenarios we’re not sure how to be polite about. How to really support those who are suffering. How to develop healthy habits despite circumstances. The […]

Issue #42: Common Words Translated into Chronic Illness Speak & More!

Saturday, 28 Jan 2017. Issue #42. In this edition: Trekking through difficult paths to reach the fulfilling moments. 15 words that take on a different meaning with chronic illness. The incredible strength of those struggling with dark thoughts. Quotes on happiness and encouragement. The connection between lyme disease and the heart. The frightening effects of […]

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Saturday, 21 Jan 2017. Issue #41. In this edition: How to dress for a wheelchair or crutches. Why humour is great as a coping mechanism. Travelling the chronic illness way. A reminder to be true to ourselves in order to attract the right people into our lives. Free inspirational wallpapers for the year ahead. Reminders […]

Issues #40: Carrie Fisher’s Prozac Shaped Urn, Celebrating the Little Things & More! | A Chronic Voice

Saturday, 14 Jan 2017. Issue #40. In this edition: Carrie Fisher’s prozac shaped urn, in memory of her bipolar disorder and advocacy. The most important thing you can do for those living with chronic pain. Celebrating the little things our body *can* do. Uplifting quotes. #besideChronicBedside – what emergency supplies do you keep by your […]

Issue #39: Top Health Tweets of the Week | A Chronic Voice

Monday, 09 Jan 2017. Issue #39. In this edition: A look at a serious Lyme co-infection, Babesia, and another journey that took 25 years for a diagnosis. Reflections and goals for the new year. Reconnecting with your passion, despite disability. How to fake pain. Carrie Fisher on LSD, death and sex with Hans Solo. Mindful […]

Issue #38: Top Health Tweets of the Week | A Chronic Voice

Sunday, 01 Jan 2017. Issue #38. In this edition: Insight into coping with chronic illness, especially over the lively holiday period. Also encouragement for those who are feeling blue instead of festive. Inspiring story of humanity – Muslims who are feeding the homeless and elderly on Christmas. The unofficial emoji for condoms and safe sex. […]

Issue #37: Top Health Tweets of the Week | A Chronic Voice

Saturday, 24 December 2016. Issue #37. In this edition: It’s the season for inspirational quotes it seems, and we have lots of that for you this week! A wonderful talk by a woman with dystrophy and Marfan syndrome; society condemned her, she changed the tune of that story. The lifelong grieving that comes with permanent […]