January Writing Prompts for People with Chronic Illnesses & Disabilities

So we’ve taken a little break from these linkups for two months, as I was pretty much swamped with the co-ordination and organisation of the holiday giveaway! It was lots of fun, but also always triggers a burnout. So what better way to kickstart the new year and ease back into blogging than with the […]

Why 'Easy' Part-Time Jobs are Not That Easy for Those with Chronic Illness

“Get an Easy Part-Time Job”, They Said Many people with chronic illness or a disability are unable to work full-time. You don’t see many of them working part-time jobs either. Why? (Unless they’re hiding in plain sight, which they often are. It’s a bit of a superpower.) All their education seems to have come to […]

Check to See if You've Won a Prize From the 2021 Holiday Giveaway!

Thank You for Participating in the 2021 Holiday Giveaway! First – a huge shoutout to all 24 sponsors who made the 2021 holiday giveaway a possibility! Your generosity and support mean a lot to the chronic illness community and to me. And also a BIG THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the 2021 holiday […]

Aepios: An Online Network for Patient Empowerment & Connection

An Introduction to Aepios & Christina I am excited to have Christina DeSerio, CEO of Aepios, with us today on the blog! Christina is a neuroscientist who also lives with several chronic illnesses. Aepios is an acronym that stands for: An Empowering Place to Interact and Openly Share. It is a support network for chronic […]

2021 Virtual Holiday Party for the Chronically Ill and Disabled

It’s Time for the Chronically Ill & Disabled to Party (Online)! I can’t believe it’s already time for the third virtual holiday party on A Chronic Voice. I still have warm, fuzzy feelings from last year’s Christmas Giveaway! It’s an annual event that I believe brings the health and wellness community closer together across the board. […]

Issue #288: How to be an Inclusive Employer & Invisible Chronic Illnesses Rarely Sit Well with People Because It’s Unfathomable

Friday, 29 October 2021. Issue #288. In This Issue: The amount of energy taken just to live with chronic illness is unimaginable to someone who’s never experienced it. You can be an inclusive employer by not setting fixed work hours, but trusting that employees with chronic illnesses are capable of getting the job done when […]