Christmas Giveaway Sponsors are Needed Again! (Bring Joy to a Person with Chronic Illness Today)

Can you believe it’s almost the end of the year? It feels like it was only yesterday that I was looking for last year’s Christmas Giveaway sponsors! I know it’s only October and there’s still a few more months before Christmas actually draws near. But if I’ve learned something from the past two Christmas Giveaways […]

Issue #285: Realising That Anti-Depressants Aren't 'Happy Pills' or a Sign of Weakness & Children Need Love and Support - Which You Can Still Give as a Parent with Chronic Illness

Friday, 08 October 2021. Issue #285. In This Issue: Realising that the anti-depressants prescribed by your doctor aren’t ‘happy pills’ or a sign of weakness. But medication that will help you live to fight another day with depression. Children don’t need a lot to be happy and fulfilled – it’s your love and support that […]

Issue 284: How Exercise Can Help Fight Chronic Fatigue & Chronic Pain Dictates What You Can and Can’t Do Every Day

Friday, 01 October 2021. Issue #284. In This Issue: Exercise can help fight chronic fatigue by reducing inflammation, increasing endorphins, improving sleep and more. Chronic pain dictates what you can and can’t do in your life, when and how, even for the most basic everyday chores such as eating and washing your hair. Studies have […]

October Writing Prompts for People with Chronic Illnesses & Disabilities

Welcome to the October writing prompts! Using them, I invite you to read and share about your life, experiences, goals and plans, living with chronic illnesses or disabilities. The awareness dates this October are pretty spread out on the spectrum of ‘Things to Raise Awareness About’. There are quite a number of days to show […]

Issue 283: Everyday Life with Fibromyalgia Where ‘Simple’ Tasks Like Showering are Hard & The Challenges of Dating with Chronic Illness

Friday, 24 September 2021. Issue #283. In This Issue: Up to 70% of people with Fibromyalgia experience dizziness, so doing ‘simple’ things such as taking a shower can actually be quite difficult. The challenges of dating with chronic illness – needing to rest, plan and pack before your date. Death by chronic illness is a […]