Issue #279: Chronic Fatigue Can Feel Defeating When You Want to Do So Much with Your Life & Young Adults with Chronic Illness Often Fake Being Well to Try and Act Their Age

Friday, 27 August 2021. Issue #279. In This Issue: Chronic fatigue is emotionally tough; when you want to do so much, yet you just can’t and feel defeated. Whilst some students pretend to be sick to get the day off school, many young adults with chronic illness fake being well and try to act their […]

Issue #278: Little Self-Love Letters to Help You Cope on Depressive Days & The Maddening Insinuation That the Chronically Ill are 'Lazy'

Friday, 20 August 2021. Issue #278. In This Issue: Little self-love letters and guideposts to help you cope on those dark, depressive days. People often insinuate that the chronically ill are ‘lazy’, and hint that they aren’t doing ‘enough’ or the ‘right stuff’ to heal. If you can simply sit alone in quietness and peacefulness, […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Experiences from People with Chronic Conditions

First of all, I want to thank everyone who contributed their COVID-19 vaccine experiences to this roundup. Yes, there are already many COVID-19 vaccine experiences being shared out there. But the data for those with chronic conditions is still quite sparse. In this collaborative roundup, you will see a mix of responses in regards to […]

Issue #277: Fatigue Management is Just as Important as Pain Management & The Payback for Faking Being Well is Not Worth It

Friday, 13 August 2021. Issue #277. In This Issue: Sometimes we need to consider fatigue management as much as pain management in order to boost our motivation levels. If you’ve ever tried to fake being well, you’ve probably learned that the payback is not worth it. It’s undeniable that with invisible disabilities, we will need […]

Issue #276: Interesting Myths About the Brain That We Believe & An Interview with a Doctor on Heart Rate Viability (HRV)

Friday, 06 August 2021. Issue #276. In This Issue: One of the many myths about the brain is that there is a clear divider between diseases of the mind and body, such as depression and cardiovascular disease. When your medical tests don’t show that there’s anything wrong, yet the symptoms experienced are very real and […]