Connecting With Your Loved Ones with Chronic Illness: Tips for Improving Their Day | A Chronic Voice

Chronic illness is perhaps one of the hardest things that a person will have to deal with in his or her life. Whether a person is diagnosed with a chronic illness, or a significant other/loved one is, chronic illness will take a toll on a person. Chronic illness is an issue that isn’t talked about […]

3 Important Holiday Checklists for Those with Chronic Illness (and Their Supporters) | A Chronic Voice

There are Contrasts in Every Season Holiday seasons are a time for fun and bonding, yet they can also be stressful periods, more so for some than others. Whilst many are out shopping for gifts, there are single mothers struggling to provide a simple meal for their children. Whilst many are drinking in celebration, there […]

7 Ways to Be a Better Friend to Someone with a Chronic Illness (and 3 Things You Should Never Do) | A Chronic Voice

*Note from A Chronic Voice: Erica shares some simple tips on how you can be a good friend to someone with chronic illness. It’s difficult to put yourself in their shoes, and I wouldn’t expect that of anyone. But showing some empathy is possible, and providing a listening ear is always appreciated. Most importantly of […]

In issue 99: When people offer help, but you don’t know what you need. Fancy a 10 metre cane walk in an Olympics for spoonies? What saying “it could be worse” really sounds like to a sick person. The desire to be social and contribute to society, despite illness. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #chronicillness #spoonies #olympics #chroniclife #society #healthnews

Sat, 03 Mar 2018. Issue #99. In this issue: When people offer help, but you don’t know what you need. Fancy a 10 metre cane walk in an Olympics for spoonies? What saying “it could be worse” really sounds like to a sick person. Why Rare Disease Day is so important. When chronic illness dash […]

December 2017 Linkup Party for People with Chronic Illnesses. Click to read/join or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #achronicvoice #spoonie #decemberlinkup #chronicillness #linkupparty

Hello and welcome to the last chronic illness linkup party for 2017! Thank you to all of you who have supported and participated so far. I truly look forward every month to discovering more about your world through these shared prompts. So many of us live parallel lives with chronic illnesses, yet it’s so interesting […]