Empathizing with a Spoonie: What You Need to Know. Guest Post by Sierra Martin for "Xo Faith". | www.achronicvoice.com

*Note from A Chronic Voice: Many people who live with chronic illness have probably heard of the term ‘spoonie’, if not, the original explanation can be found on Christine Miserando’s site. I personally use it because it’s much more succinct than repeating ‘chronic illness person’ ad nauseam 😉 Sierra is a writer for “XO Faith”, […]

Getting to Know Gemma of “Wheelescapades” in 20 Random Questions | www.achronicvoice.com

Featuring Gemma Orton of “Wheelescapades” Gemma runs an interesting blog called “Wheelescapades”, which covers much ground on life with disability and accessibility. Despite being in a wheelchair, she still travels, attends concerts and high tea sessions, and lives a full life. I participated in the “Twenty Questions” series on her blog, and it was by […]

And just like that, we’re already into the second month of the new year. Without further ado, here are the prompts for the February linkup. I am excited to read about your chronic illness life, and to see what you have in store for the month! | www.achronicvoice.com | #achronicvoice #februarylinkup #linkup #february #spoonielife #chronicillness

And just like that, we’re already into the second month of the new year. I’d like to wish you Merry Christmas in advance 😉 Bad joke aside, I hope you had a good start and for those who made some resolutions, I hope they’re going well! February is a lovey-dovey month for some, with Valentine’s […]

My Feature on ‘Overcomers’: People Who Thrive Despite Chronic Illness | www.achronicvoice.com

A Thought-Provoking Interview on ‘The Invisible F’ I had the honour of sharing some thoughts, life lessons and goals with Alisha Nurse, who runs a wonderful blog on overcoming fibromyalgia and depression. She started a series called ‘Overcomers’ just this month, which features how various people thrive despite living with chronic illnesses. She asked some […]

Chronic Illness is Unpredictable, but You Don't Always Have to Fear the Unknown | www.achronicvoice.com

*This post was first published on prohealth.com, and is republished here with permission from the editors. What’s your plan for retirement? Does nothing concrete come to mind? What about in 10 years, or maybe just five? What about tomorrow, or this evening? I admit to drawing a blank in my mind to most of these […]

“It’s in My Blood”: Diane Murray – Of Art, Aikido & Activism | www.achronicvoice.com

Featuring Diane Murray of “Spoonie Living” Diane seems like someone who really knows how to make the best out of her life, and it was a pleasure working with her on this interview! She lives with a number of chronic and mental illnesses, but that hasn’t stopped her from picking up aikido and foreign languages. […]

"It's in My Blood": Bree Dixon - Paris Je T'aime, Even with Chronic Pain | www.achronicvoice.com

Featuring Bree Dixon of “3 Sisters Abroad” Bree enjoys travelling, especially with her two sisters, and her blog has some lovely pictures of the adventurous trio! She fell in love with Paris at first sight, and loves visiting Europe in general. She also has an interest in photography, and combines them with her passion for […]

Life with Chronic Illness: Happiness & Pain Can Co-exist | www.achronicvoice.com

*This post was first published on februarystars.co.uk A Day in the Life of Chronic Pain My partner massaged shampoo into my hair as I hunched over in the bathtub, shivering with pain. His finger movements were awkward but gentle, which made it all the more endearing. The pain was unbearable, yet I had insisted on […]

Veronica of Nourish Naturally Shares Her Best Skin Care Tips (Plus a Triple Discount!) | www.achronicvoice.com

Featuring Veronica, Owner of Nourish Naturally When I first discovered Nourish Naturally, their philosophy intrigued me. They believe in the power of human touch, and don’t use any machines for their facials. They carry a few different skincare ranges to cater for various needs. Veronica examined my face and discussed the options before starting, so […]