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 […]

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 […]

The Savagery of Panic Attacks & The Saving Grace of Internet Friends | A Chronic Voice

I’m writing this whilst in a mentally unsound state of being, for a bit of cathartic release at 1am. Anxiety and panic attacks have been plaguing me for months. I had a full blown panic attack yesterday, the sort where I collapse onto the floor and heave, and wail, and scream my lungs out, not […]