“It’s in My Blood”: Diane Murray – Of Art, Aikido & Activism | www.achronicvoice.com

Featuring Diane Murray of “Spoonie Living” Diane seems like someone who really knows how to make the best out of her life, and it was a pleasure working with her on this interview! She lives with a number of chronic and mental illnesses, but that hasn’t stopped her from picking up aikido and foreign languages. […]

"It's in My Blood": Bree Dixon - Paris Je T'aime, Even with Chronic Pain | www.achronicvoice.com

Featuring Bree Dixon of “3 Sisters Abroad” Bree enjoys travelling, especially with her two sisters, and her blog has some lovely pictures of the adventurous trio! She fell in love with Paris at first sight, and loves visiting Europe in general. She also has an interest in photography, and combines them with her passion for […]

“It’s in My Blood” Feature #9: Sarah Frison | Chronic illnesses. Inherent gifts. Endless possibilities. | www.achronicvoice.com

Featuring Sarah Frison, a Pastry Chef from Belgium Sarah is our first interviewee from Belgium, and she’s also a trained pastry chef! While she is unable to continue on this career path due to chronic illness, she now uses her knowledge to help others by using a stepped nutritional approach. When people approach her for […]

“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 […]

"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” Multiple Sclerosis affects the brain and spinal cord, and can cause permanent damage or deterioration of the nerves. Whilst Shannon lives with Multiple Sclerosis, her creativity and passion for life can be seen with all the personalised touches around her home! She goes from whipping up new recipes in the […]

Featuring Carole Griffitts of “Navigating the Storms” & Her Passions in Life We’re impressed with Carole’s numerous hobbies and passions, especially for computers, considering that many her age shun or struggle with them! In fact, she was game for trying out a couple technical things while collaborating for this post, which was amazing! Apart from […]

“It’s in My Blood” Feature #2: Cheyanne Perry of "Hospital Princess" | www.achronicvoice.com

Featuring Cheyanne Perry of “Hospital Princess” Cheyanne is one of my favourite chronic illness bloggers out there who lives with a number of chronic illnesses: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Dysautonomia, Gatroparesis and Mast Cell Disease. Because of that, she can’t quite eat food the usual way, and needs to be fed through a tube or IV line. […]

'It's in My Blood': Sarah Poitras - Round the World with a Lung Disease Featured Image

Featuring Sarah Poitras in Our First Edition! What do people with chronic illnesses do every day? Do they even get any enjoyment out of life?! I think there’s no better way to kick off this brand new series than to feature Sarah Poitras of “Travel Breathe Repeat”! Despite having a progressive lung disease, she travelled […]