Issue #139: Chronic Illness Doesn’t Take a Break Just Because it’s the Holidays & Don’t Forget Those Who are Lonely This Festive Season | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 07 December 2018. Issue #139. In this issue: Savouring in the bright, happy vibes of December. Lupus doesn’t care that it’s the holiday season, and the need to deal with it because there’s no other way. When society sets cancer as the benchmark illness, and downplays other forms of pain compared to it. A […]

“Make Great Light” Review: UV Light Filters for Instant Indoor Protection | www.achronicvoice.com

*Note: While this post is sponsored by Make Great Light, all opinions expressed in this review are my own. My Personal Experience Working at Various Offices I started my career as a web developer in an advertising agency, and we occupied three different buildings over the span of two years. After I had to resign […]

In this issue: The need for disability in young people to be normalised, not stigmatised. Chronic fatigue and what it feels like. Clever eating hacks for spoonies.The need to take brain fog seriously. An A – Z list of Lupus general knowledge. | www.achronicvoice.com | #healthnews #achronicvoice #spoonielife #chronicdisease #chronicillness #disability

Mon, 26 Feb 2018. Issue #98. In this issue: The need for disability in young people to be normalised, not stigmatised. Chronic fatigue and what it feels like. Clever eating hacks for spoonies. Beauty can exist despite drab circumstances. The need to stop thinking too rigidly, and categorising all illnesses as ‘cancer’ or ‘not cancer’. […]

Issue 65: Wearable Pain Relief & Self-worth Beyond Mere Productivity - Click to read or pin to save for later - www.achronicvoice.com

Saturday, 08 Jul 2017. Issue #65. In this edition: Passing on the ‘Sunshine Blogger Award’. Nurture your soul through art. 10 most painful conditions. Share your tips in ‘Project Chronic Wisdom’. Seven things people with fibromyalgia are tired of hearing. Adapting to life’s curveballs. A review on Quell, wearable relief that’s great for nerve pain. […]

10 Visible Evidence of a Body Gone Rogue | A Chronic Voice

*Notice Before Proceeding: Images of blood, needles and flesh. Don’t worry, not that gruesome 😉 Chronic illnesses are frustrating because they’re invisible. We look healthy yet the pain under our skin can be excruciating. But is pain ever fully invisible? Painkillers can help mask the evidence, but for those with chronic pain, they provide minimal […]

We take a glimpse into life with chronic illness as a young person in three short stories this week. Candid, insightful & humourous, we hope you enjoy them! | A Chronic Voice

There are three new stories in this week’s roundup for you! A candid glimpse into living with chronic illness as a young person, and learning to accept your body. If you really stop to think about it, it’s a wondrous creation despite all the flaws. I hope these stories bring a chuckle or add some […]

Not a Big Deal, Until You Experience it for Real | A Chronic Voice

Many chronic conditions are often overlooked because they don’t sound that painful or difficult to deal with. The person may even look well! Are they just craving attention, being lazy or faking it? Before experiencing these symptoms for myself, I too, have been guilty of ignorant and unkind thoughts within the privacy of my mind. […]

Metaphors for Chronic Illnesses | A Chronic Voice

A thought-provoking excerpt from a book I was reading, which I find very applicable here: “Metaphor is the currency of knowledge. I have spent my life learning incredible amounts of disparate, disconnected, obscure, useless pieces of knowledge, and they have turned out to be, almost all of them, extremely useful. Why. Because there is no […]