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Saturday, 09 June 2018. Issue #113. In this issue: Seeking freedom from the false narrative of guilt. Dreading summer because it triggers ME/CFS symptoms. A superb beginners’ guide on CBD (cannabidiol) – stay safe by following some simple rules. When most people aim to ‘fix’ you rather than accept that there is no cure. When […]

You Don't Have to be Strong, You Just Have to be a Little Stronger Than Before | www.achronicvoice.com

*Note: This post was first published on prohealth.com, and is republished here with permission from the editors. When Inspiration Becomes the Standard We often tell ourselves or others to ‘be strong’ or to ‘be brave’. Instead of instilling inspiration, these statements can sometimes provoke the opposite effect. It becomes another standard we have to meet, […]

Issue #109: The Problem with the Word 'Tired' & the Importance of Being Your Own Health Advocate. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #achronicvoice #spoonies #healthnews #tophealthtweets #chronicillness #healthcare #healthandwellness

Saturday, 12 May 2018. Issue #109. In this issue: Many spoonies manage to hide their pains really well, to the point where we can’t even identify each other! The importance of being your own biggest health advocate, and holding onto hope. Showing gratitude to our mothers, who never fail to show up despite feelings or […]

Issue #108: In this issue: How coping with chronic illness may seem 'high maintenance' to healthy people, but really isn't. You need to be your own biggest advocate, even if you have a great doctor. An interview with an ME/CFS sufferer - bad is bearable, but it's often worse than that. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #invisibleillness #achronicvoice #chronicillness #spoonies #healthnews #healthcare

Saturday, 05 2018. Issue #108. In this issue: Why sleep isn’t a luxury, but a necessity. Goodnight to Archer, my blue parrotlet 🙁 Downsizing your living space because of poor health requires all of your coping skills. The May linkup party is out – amazing how time whizzes by! Being questioned from using a disability […]

In this issue: There is no need to apologise for an illness you didn’t ask for. Taking meds to tamp down pain levels, barely enough to get everyday duties done. Being ill doesn’t discount you from the right to be in a happy relationship, or the ability to contribute in different ways. Click to read more or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #healthnews #chronicillness #spoonies #health #achronicvoice #medicine

Saturday, 21 April 2018. Issue #106. In this issue: There is no need to apologise for an illness you didn’t ask for. Taking meds to tamp down pain levels, barely enough to get everyday duties done. Learning that a slower pace of life is healthier in the long run. The grey area of passive suicide. […]

Give Your Best Anyway, Even When You’re Feeling Depressed | www.achronicvoice.com

*This post was first published on chronicillnessbloggers.com, and is being republished here with permission from the editors. *Trigger Warning: Mentions of suicide, suicide ideation, and depression. This article is based on my personal experiences, and is not to be taken as medical advice. This is Just One of Many Methods I Use to Combat Depression […]

Issue #103: What Happens When the Pain Exceeds Your Coping Resources & Finding Beauty in Everyday Life Despite it All. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #achronicvoice #healthnews #chronicillness #chronicpain #spoonie #mentalhealth

Saturday, 31 March 2018. Issue #103. In this issue: The hard reality that you might be unappealing to some because of your illness. Some great reads for both the healthy and ill alike. The realisation that you’re putting actual living on hold while managing chronic illnesses. When you want to do nice things for your […]

Chronic Illness is Unpredictable, but You Don't Always Have to Fear the Unknown | www.achronicvoice.com

*This post was first published on prohealth.com, and is republished here with permission from the editors. What’s your plan for retirement? Does nothing concrete come to mind? What about in 10 years, or maybe just five? What about tomorrow, or this evening? I admit to drawing a blank in my mind to most of these […]

Issue #89: An Interesting Peek into One Spoonie’s Life & the Draining Effect of Endless Fatigue. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com

Sat, 23 Dec 2017. Issue #89. In this issue: Those who live with chronic illnesses may find holidays and events dreadful; here’s what you can do. Learning to be okay with chronic illness, but making changes where possible. Practical perspectives and ideas for coping with chronic pain. The draining effect of endless fatigue. An interesting […]