“It’s in My Blood”: Roy George – A Dramatic Life with a Short Bowel | www.achronicvoice.com

The Wonderful Randomness of the Internet To tell you the truth, I hardly know a thing about Roy; he isn’t in my usual online circle. In fact it was another stranger who linked us up with a few quick words on Twitter and voilà, I have a new, interesting person to feature in this series! […]

“It’s in My Blood” Feature #7: Katarina Zulak | www.achronicvoice.com

Featuring Katarina Zulak of “Skillfully Well” Katarina strikes me as an artistic and intelligent soul, and I picked up a few hobby tips while interviewing her! She’s into calligraphy, writing and reading. She also started a creative bullet journal to organise her todo list, which can be tricky with brain fog. With meditation as part […]

Issue 83: For a Good Time in Paris, Wheelchair Included & Overexertion from Not Much. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #chronicillness #tophealthtweets #achronicvoice #spoonie

Sat, 11 Nov 2017. Issue #83. In this issue: Constant pain signals from misfiring nerves in CRPS. Hope for a good life, despite illness. When resting becomes essential in your lifestyle. Overexertion even though it seems like no big deal. Viewing body parts separately when they are one whole. Life has much to reveal, be […]

Issue #82: Winter Essentials for Spoonies & Challenging Society with #InvisiblyDisabledLooksLike. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com

Sat, 4 Nov 2017. Issue #82. In this issue: Ancient wisdom from Lao Tzu. How a single word change can make a huge difference. #InvisiblyDisabledLooksLike – challenging society’s perception of disability. Winter essentials for spoonies. The subtle signs of falling into a rut. The November linkup party is out! Health is the greatest wealth, yet […]

November 2017 Linkup Party for People with Chronic Illnesses. Click to read/join or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com

Hello and welcome to the fourth linkup party! There’s one small rule change – thanks to those who gave some feedback! From this linkup onwards, you just need to write in response to a minimum of three prompts, if you find five overwhelming. Of course I would love to read and learn more about your […]

"It's in My Blood" Series Feature #6: Jayne Bailey | www.achronicvoice.com

Featuring Jayne Baily of “The Daily Manic” Jayne runs a great series on her blog called “Living Well with Chronic Illness”, which I’m always eager to read. The perspectives provided by other people are always useful either for future application, or reflection. She works as a life coach and gets a lot of satisfaction from […]

"It's in My Blood" Feature #5: Kelly Hodgkins | www.achronicvoice.com

Featuring Kelly Hodgkins of “moonglotexas” Having followed Kelly’s blog for a few months now, it’s obvious that she’s an avid reader. She does lots of book reviews, and I’m always amazed by how much this girl can read. Apart from reading, her horse, dog and job bring her great joy in life. Her upbeat personality […]

“It’s in My Blood” Feature #4: Shannon Giroux | www.achronicvoice.com

Featuring Shannon Giroux of “MSnubutterflies” Shannon sure has plenty of creative veins, and loves being hands on with her passions. Some are quite personal to her, such as drawing. Others she’s more than happy to spread around, such as good food! She goes from whipping up new recipes in the kitchen, to building new DIY […]

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 […]