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Issue #151: Befriending Strangers with Chronic Illness Online Can be a Lifeline & Your Scars are Wisdom Made Flesh

Issue #151: Befriending Strangers with Chronic Illness Online Can be a Lifeline & Your Scars are Wisdom Made Flesh | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 01 March 2019. Issue #151.

In this issue: Years of isolation can have a negative effect on your mental health, no matter how much you enjoy being alone. Basic manners we were taught growing up are missing on social media. When you have such a rare disease, speaking up about it matters that much more. Expressing your thoughts and feelings as a spoonie in the monthly linkups. A birthday celebration, and choice to embrace the unpredictable life ahead. How to reduce wrist and hand pain, when just about everything you do requires their involvement. Befriending strangers with chronic illness on social media can be a lifeline, when no one else understands. Create an emergency kit filled with foot care, for Charcot Marie Tooth Disorder. A lot of what you see online may be negative, because the ones that are able to are probably enjoying their time outside. Your scars are wisdom made flesh, and you have earned the right to wield some of its fire.

*Note: This article is meant for educational purposes, and is based on each person’s individual experiences and circumstances. It is not to be substituted for medical advice. Please consult your own doctor before changing or adding new treatment protocols.

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