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Issue #103: What Happens When the Pain Exceeds Your Coping Resources & Finding Beauty in Everyday Life Despite it All

Issue #103: What Happens When the Pain Exceeds Your Coping Resources & Finding Beauty in Everyday Life Despite it All. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #achronicvoice #healthnews #chronicillness #chronicpain #spoonie #mentalhealth

Saturday, 31 March 2018. Issue #103.

In this issue: The hard reality that you might be unappealing to some because of your illness. Some great reads for both the healthy and ill alike. The realisation that you’re putting actual living on hold while managing chronic illnesses. When you want to do nice things for your son, but need to remember to pace yourself. Some lovely wisdom from spoonies themselves, on what they find beautiful in their daily lives despite the pain and suffering. Running on an empty battery with chronic fatigue. Who will you choose to become, now that your life has been touched by illness? Young women are often seen as symbols of fertility and life, and society’s disbelief that they could possibly be sick. Suicide isn’t a choice, and happens when the pain exceeds a person’s resources for coping with it. Slow down to go fast!

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