Pregnancy, Miscarriage & Women's Health in Antiphospholipid Syndrome

This post is part of the Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) resource library that I’m building up on my site for patients, as a patient who’s lived with it for more than two decades myself. This article in particular will focus on all things related to the female sex and women’s health in Antiphospholipid Syndrome. It will […]

Useful Things to Do While on Bed Rest After Surgery: Education, Advocacy & Volunteering (Part 5 of 5)

This post is part of a series on my knee surgery and recovery journey, and how I coped with all that down time. I spent a good part of a year bed bound, in pain, and also bored. Afternoons were the toughest, as it felt like a state of limbo, where the world was speeding […]

Uplifting Activities to Do While Recovering in Bed (Part 4 of 5)

This post is part of a series on my recovery journey from a spontaneous bilateral patellar tendon rupture, which left me bed bound for nearly a year. In this article, I will share some uplifting activities to do while recovering in bed. You can also find more tips, resources and fun suggestions at the end […]

Fun Things To Do While Recovering From Surgery: Hobbies, Crafts & Games (Part 3/7)

This post is part of a series where I share my recovery journey from a spontaneous bilateral patellar tendon rupture. Both my knees were broken, and I was bed bound for almost a year, with the first 6 weeks spent trying to keep my legs as flat I could so as not to incur further […]

Fun & Productive Things to Do on Digital Devices After Knee Surgery (Part 2 of 5)

Apart from the immense pain and lack of mobility, being stuck in bed after any major surgery can leave you bored to tears. I personally suffered from a spontaneous bilateral patellar tendon rupture due to Lupus, and the steroid therapy that I’m on. Being bed bound for an entire year meant that I not only […]

Top Tips for Travelling with Chronic Illness & Disability (From a Girl Who Loves to Travel)

Travelling with Chronic Illness & Disability – Why I Do It Anyway Travelling is one of my biggest passions in life, and I’d like to share my top tips for travelling with chronic illness and disability in this post. Whilst we all travel for various reasons and find pleasure in different things, being chronically ill […]

365 Mindfulness Journal Prompts for Self-Improvement (Background: A girl looking up towards the moon and holding it with a string as if it were a balloon. The sky is dark yet filled with many stars, and brilliant light streams down upon her from the moon.)

A Note from A Chronic Voice I’d like to thank Chloe of “Nyxie’s Nook” for these 365 mindfulness journaling prompts for self-improvement. Journaling is a fantastic activity and tool to help unlock pieces of your heart, mind and soul that are ‘stuck’, so to speak. I personally use a digital app, Daylio, to log snippets […]

2023 May Writing Prompts for People with Chronic Illness & Disabilities

It’s time for the 2023 May Writing Prompts! I’ve been up to my neck with school assignments, and am now dealing with the aftermath of severe pain and fatigue. I’m sure you know what I’m talking about. I’ve eaten way too deep into my energy budget, and now am paying the price plus a nasty […]

March 2023 Writing Prompts for People with Chronic Illness & Disabilities

I skipped last month’s linkup as I was overloaded with school, medical appointments, chronic pain and the full works! Since it’s recess week, I thought I’d squeeze in and kick off the March 2023 writing prompts early. How has everyone been, with chronic illness and/or disabilities in the mix? As always, I’d love to hear […]