Issue #255: The Importance of a Solid Support System When You Live with Chronic Illness & Why are Wheelchair Users Seen in a Negative Light?

Friday, 05 March 2021. Issue #255. In This Issue: How Having a Support System Improves the Quality of Life for the Chronically Ill & More A solid support system is essential for overcoming difficult tasks; supportive friends and family are priceless. Why are disabled wheelchair users seen as weak or in a negative light, and […]

March Writing Prompts for People with Chronic Illnesses & Disabilities

It’s time for the March writing prompts, believe it or not. And yes, I say ‘believe or not’ just about every month 😉 What have you been up to, these first three months of the ‘new’ year? It’s a lot of ‘sameness’ I guess, with the mutating COVID strains, and the need to remain cautious […]

Issue #254: The Lack of Accessible Fitness Programmes for People with Disabilities & Chronic Fatigue is More Complex Than Just ‘Tired’

Friday, 26 February 2021. Issue #254. In This Issue: The Need for More Accessible Fitness Programmes & More One of the biggest problems with exercise and disability is the huge lack of accessible fitness programmes. Chronic fatigue is all consuming and affects your cognition function; it is much more complex than just ‘tired’. Even if […]

The Barriers That Throw Rocks into My Bucket List with Chronic Illness

Allocating More Time & Effort Into My Bucket List I’m going to be honest and admit that I’ve grown a bit tired of writing my own monthly prompts of late. I have a gazillion ideas and other projects I want to work on, so I will probably be allocating more time and energy toward them […]

Issue 153: How to Advocate for Yourself at a Doctor Appointment & Anxiety as a Result of Chronic Illness

Friday, 19 February 2021. Issue #253. In this issue: How to advocate for yourself at the doctor’s by preparing questions, expectations and more before the appointment. Change is the only constant in life, so we need to keep learning and growing at our own pace. When there are too many ‘what ifs’ and ‘maybes’. Sometimes […]

5 Things You Should Know About My Epilepsy (It's More Than Just Seizures)

*Note from A Chronic Voice: Tiffany Kairos is an active advocate in the chronic illness and epilepsy community online, and such a lovely lady, too! She’s constantly supporting and giving shoutouts to other chronic illness advocates whenever and wherever she can. I live with epilepsy myself, albeit to a lesser degree than Tiffany does. My […]

Issue 252: Losing Your Career Due to Chronic Illness Can Take a Huge Blow on Your Identity and Mental Health & A Roundup of Mood Boosting Blogs

Friday, 12 February 2021. Issue #252. In this issue: Losing your career due to chronic illness can take a huge blow on your self identity and mental health, making it seem worse than the physical pain itself. It can be comforting to plan just the next step in life, as a blank future can be […]

Issue 251: Pacing Fatigue Can be as Important as Pacing Pain & The Importance of Seeking Mental and Emotional Support When First Diagnosed

Friday, 05 February 2021. Issue #250. In this issue: A compilation of blog posts from various chronic illness bloggers that will bring you hope, insight, resources, comfort, humour and more. Let’s share and support each other through the February writing prompts. The gracefulness of enduring chronic pain, being human and surviving. An infographic that shows […]

February Writing Prompts for People with Chronic Illnesses & Disabilities | A Chronic Voice

I’m entering the month with a pesky cough which isn’t very fun. The COVID swab at the GP came back negative; it was very efficient and they texted me the results the next day. Anyway, what will you be up to this February? We know the pandemic’s going to be a while so if you […]