We all know the truth of the saying, ‘health is wealth’. But apart from the metaphorical aspect of this idiom, it’s actually pretty literal as well. It’s expensive just to stay alive if you have a chronic illness or disability, especially if you live in a country where healthcare is not subsidised. There are extra […]

How to Pay for Medical Expenses When Chronically Ill | A Chronic Voice

*Note: This is a sponsored post. When you are chronically ill, it can feel like the world is crashing down. You have to face the possibility of saying goodbye to your loved ones, extensive hospital appointments and treatments, and the stress that the cost of necessary treatment will place upon you. Medical expenses in the […]

A Perfect Capture of Life with Chronic Illness (Gliding Across That Same Glassy Ocean) | A Chronic Voice | Featured Image

A word that could probably sum up life with chronic illness is ‘mundane’. Sure, it has its (very much unwanted) moments, but for the most part you’re just cruising along, pacing, trying to avoid those unwanted moments. It’s a sadistic, adult version of hide and seek. Either I’m hiding from my over-active immune system as […]

Issue #79: Things You Fear When You Live with Pain & Being Sincere with Your Positivity | www.achronicvoice.com

Sat, 14 Oct 2017. Issue #79. In this issue: Things you fear when you live with pain, but can’t quite explain. Being sincere with your positivity. Widening our views of disability. How travel and minimalism can help to cope with chronic pain. How to cope with chronic pain while travelling, and why it’s important to […]

Chronic Illness is Expensive, but Here’s the Real Reason Why | www.achronicvoice.com

It is no surprise that seeing 10 different doctors on a regular basis is an expensive affair. My medical bills add up to a thousand dollars per month on average. This excludes the occasional surgery or experimental treatment. Let’s do a quick breakdown, before going on to the most important point. Doctor Consultation Fees This […]