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 […]

16 Chronic Illness Bloggers Share Their Top Posts for 2020 | A Chronic Voice

Top Posts of 2020, With a Slight Twist! It’s been a while since I’ve done a year end top posts roundup, and this year I’d thought I’d do it with a slight twist! Top posts from other chronic illness bloggers will also be included, and they all live with different disorders and disabilities. A Variety […]

Issue #246: There is a Human Being Beneath the Diagnosis & A Glimpse Into the Lives of the Chronically Ill, Who Have Been Living in Isolation Long Before the Pandemic | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 01 January 2021. Issue #246. In this issue: Panic attacks isn’t just ‘irritation’ in its simple form, but one that carries pulses of electrical anxiety that eventually floods your brain. Let’s take the fear from 2020, set it alight with hope, and take that forward via the January writing prompts. Doctors need to know […]

2021 January Writing Prompts for People with Chronic Illness and Disabilities | A Chronic Voice

Set Fear Alight, and Take That Flame of Hope into the New Year Here we are, at the start of a new chapter in our lives, with the January writing prompts to help organise some thoughts. 2020 has now been dubbed the year of the pandemic, where life stood at a semi-standstill for the modern […]

How to Survive the Holidays When Chronic Illness & Disability Cause Pain | A Chronic Voice

Oh, the Things the Holidays Bring… Many people love the holidays and Christmas season. This includes the disabled and those with chronic illness. All the warm, fuzzy feelings and gatherings with loved ones can bring real cheer. Yet many of us feel like we need to survive the holidays, too. The holidays bring along with […]

33 Things That Stop People with Chronic Illness From Leaving the House (Sans COVID-19) | A Chronic Voice

Lockdown for COVID-19 & for People with Chronic Illness The lockdown laws for the COVID-19 pandemic vary for different countries and states, but people with chronic illness live a life in lockdown of sorts on a daily basis. Parts of Europe are set to go back into full lockdown again at the time of publishing […]

Suffering with a Rare Disease, Isaac Syndrome, as Told from a Male Perspective | A Chronic Voice

*Note from A Chronic Voice: It always warms my heart when I hear a male voice speak up within the rare disease community, Isaac Syndrome in this case. Some facts from the Canadian Women’s Health Network: “Approximately 79% of the 8.5 million individuals worldwide diagnosed with an autoimmune disease are women.” And from NCBI: “The […]

Chronic Pain: How to Approach a Loved One Without Pushing Them Away | A Chronic Voice

*Note from A Chronic Voice: Dana Hall is a clinical psychologist who lives with an autoimmune disease herself, which made me excited to have her guest post on the blog! I always love reading professional tips written by a fellow chronic illness person. She specialises in trauma therapy, relationship dynamics, and chronic pain management. She […]