Issue #254: The Lack of Accessible Fitness Programmes for People with Disabilities & Chronic Fatigue is More Complex Than Just ‘Tired’

Friday, 26 February 2021. Issue #254. In This Issue: The Need for More Accessible Fitness Programmes & More One of the biggest problems with exercise and disability is the huge lack of accessible fitness programmes. Chronic fatigue is all consuming and affects your cognition function; it is much more complex than just ‘tired’. Even if […]

Issue 153: How to Advocate for Yourself at a Doctor Appointment & Anxiety as a Result of Chronic Illness

Friday, 19 February 2021. Issue #253. In this issue: How to advocate for yourself at the doctor’s by preparing questions, expectations and more before the appointment. Change is the only constant in life, so we need to keep learning and growing at our own pace. When there are too many ‘what ifs’ and ‘maybes’. Sometimes […]

Issue 252: Losing Your Career Due to Chronic Illness Can Take a Huge Blow on Your Identity and Mental Health & A Roundup of Mood Boosting Blogs

Friday, 12 February 2021. Issue #252. In this issue: Losing your career due to chronic illness can take a huge blow on your self identity and mental health, making it seem worse than the physical pain itself. It can be comforting to plan just the next step in life, as a blank future can be […]

Issue 251: Pacing Fatigue Can be as Important as Pacing Pain & The Importance of Seeking Mental and Emotional Support When First Diagnosed

Friday, 05 February 2021. Issue #250. In this issue: A compilation of blog posts from various chronic illness bloggers that will bring you hope, insight, resources, comfort, humour and more. Let’s share and support each other through the February writing prompts. The gracefulness of enduring chronic pain, being human and surviving. An infographic that shows […]

Issue #250: Chronic Pain Alters Your Experience Despite Being in the Same Place & Napping May Seem Counterintuitive, But Pushing Through is Worse | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 29 January 2021. Issue #250. In this issue: There is no dead end in life per se; sometimes choices can be difficult to make, but stay curious and open to the wonder of life. The worries of a person with invisible illness navigating through society. Chronic pain can give you a different experience from […]

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 #248: Walking Isn't the Goal for Many Disabled People & Sex is Only One of the Many Aspects of a Good Relationship | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 15 January 2021. Issue #248. In this issue: Sex is only one of many aspects of a good relationship; the ultimate goal is to bond on an emotional, physical, mental and even spiritual level. We heal when we start to believe that it is a possibility, and with the help of others. We can […]

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 […]

Congratulations to These Participants in the Chronic Illness Christmas Giveaway! | A Chronic Voice

Congratulations to These Giveaway Participants! The Chronic Illness Christmas Giveaway was a lot of fun to run for the past two weeks! We had 35 generous companies and individuals, who stepped up to sponsor hundreds of awesome gifts! Which is wonderful in light of how depressing 2020 has been with the lockdown and pandemic. I […]

Issue #243: Holiday Gift Guides Galore – What to Give and What Not to Give to Your Chronically Ill or Disabled Friend | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 11 December 2020. Issue #243. In this issue: A collection of holiday gift guides from various chronic illness bloggers. ‘Just because someone carries it well, doesn’t mean it isn’t heavy’. Certain products and gifts can actually be physically harmful or triggering for people with various chronic illnesses. Flavourful low histamine recipes for people with […]