Book Recommendations for Spoonies (but You're All Invited, Too!) | www.achronicvoice.com

Curated for People with Chronic Illness, but Suitable for All Hello and welcome to the first in a series of book roundups, curated with spoonies in mind! They’re all written by people with illness themselves, or with content that is relevant to our way of life. I’ll also throw in some unrelated, bonus recommendations here […]

Issue #102: The Reality of ‘Med Shaming’ & Cherishing the Good Days Without Feeling Guilty. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #healthnews #achronicvoice #spoonielife #chronicillness #chronicpain #selfawareness

Sun, 25 Mar 2018. Issue #102. In this issue: Egg hatching, the wonders of life! Masking pain in every way possible. Cherishing the good days without feeling guilty towards societal expectations. Finding strength and hope amidst endless pain. Trusting life to lead you onwards. Quotes that help with mental illness recovery. What Wheelescapades’ dream wheelchair […]

BackPack Health App Review: Grab All Your Medical Info and Just Go! | www.achronicvoice.com

*Note: While this is a sponsored post, all opinions expressed in this review are my own. What is BackPack Health? Whoever came up with the name did a great job, as it encompasses the whole point of the app perfectly! Backpacks are lightweight, ready to grab and go, and so is the information you store […]

How Speech Recognition Makes Living with Disability Easier | www.achronicvoice.com

*A Note from A Chronic Voice: Desi Mazdur lives with fibromyalgia, and uses a number of tools to improve his quality of life. He runs a website, “Disabled Messenger”, where he shares many tutorials about “Dragon NaturallySpeaking”, which is a leading voice assistant software with amazing capabilities. In fact, it’s the technology that powers Apple […]

Issue #101: When Painkillers Help You to be Normal Not High & Suicide Isn't Always Black or White. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #achronicvoice #healthnews #healthandwellness #chronicillness #spoonie #mentalhealth

Saturday, 17 March 2018. Issue #101. In this issue: When you give your best, it’s 100% effort counted on your part as well. When painkillers don’t get you high, but help you to function as close to normal as is possible. Gaining a heightened sensitivity to your body when you live with chronic illness. Suicide […]

Issue #100: In this issue: Jennifer Brea was a Ph.D. student at Harvard, when she was struck down by the mysterious Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. The need for disabilities to be normalised, especially for young people. What you need to know about fragrance and chemical sensitivities, especially in public places. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #achronicvoice #healthnews #chronicillness #spoonielife #healthcare #allergies

Sat, 10 Mar 2018. Issue #100. In this issue: Jennifer Brea was a Ph.D. student at Harvard, when she was struck down by the mysterious Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. The need for disabilities to be normalised, especially for young people. A poll on how people with chronic pain cope with their careers. Phone anxiety is real. […]

What I Thought About the Award-Winning Film, “Unrest” (vs My Healthy Movie Night Companions!) | www.achronicvoice.com

Who is Jennifer Brea, and What is “Unrest” About? Jennifer Brea was a Ph.D. student at Harvard, when she was struck down by a mysterious illness. This is a documentary of both her and her husband’s journey, living with this nightmare of a disease called ME/CFS (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or Chronic Fatigue Syndrome). She approached me […]

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 […]