How Alike Health Taps Into the Wisdom of Chronic Illness Patients to Improve Your Healthcare

In this article we explore the concepts of ‘The Wisdom of the Crowd’, the problems currently faced in healthcare, and how the Alike Health app can be used to improve your healthcare. Chronic illness management is a tricky and touchy topic, as every patient is unique and different. Every healthcare professional has a different medical […]

September Writing Prompts for People with Chronic Illnesses & Disabilities

It’s time to share about your chronic illness life, using the September writing prompts! Admittedly I haven’t been participating in my own linkups in recent months as much as I’d like to, for a mix of reasons. But I still get excited whenever I receive a notification of a new entry. Your entry. And I’m […]

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 […]

Dysphagia & Swallowing Problems (and How Oral Vitamin Sprays Can be of Help to You)

Dysphagia is a common problem for many people who live with chronic illness, cancer or a disability for a wide variety of reasons. In this post we will learn a bit about the swallowing process, and how things can go wrong along the way. We will also see how oral vitamin sprays may be a […]

August Writing Prompts for People with Chronic Illnesses & Disabilities

It’s time for the August writing prompts, so I hope you have your virtual pens ready! 🙂 If you recall, I shared the concept and awareness in the June linkup, that I needed to ‘make time’ for the things that mattered to me. Ironically, July flew by, full of errands and little tasks that stole […]

12 Visible Evidence of a Body Gone Rogue

The invisibility of chronic illness makes it incredibly frustrating. We look healthy, yet the pain under our skin can be excruciating. But is pain ever fully invisible? Painkillers mask the evidence of chronic pain somewhat, yet they often provide minimal relief. A body gone rogue is not easy to tame. And taming it requires a […]

July Writing Prompts for People with Chronic Illnesses & Disabilities

It’s time for the July writing prompts! If you’ve never joined us, it’s specially for people who live with chronic illness, chronic pain and/or a disability. If you’re hesitating to join us, please don’t! I personally love to read what every single person has to share about their parallel lives with chronic illness, and it’s […]

Vitamin D and Vitamin K2: How They Boost Each Other in the Body

When we mention vitamin D, we tend to think of sunshine and milk. When we mention vitamin K, many people often go, ‘what does that vitamin do again?’. This article explains the role that these two vitamins play in the body, and how they work together synergistically for optimal health and well-being. We will also […]

June Writing Prompts for People with Chronic Illnesses & Disabilities

Hello and welcome to the June writing prompts (and summer… and the middle of the year…). Time sure has whizzed by in 2021, wouldn’t you agree? Admittedly, I haven’t been organising my time very efficiently and need to work on that. I’d love to hear about how you’ve been coping so far this year, and […]