Issue #243: Holiday Gift Guides Galore – What to Give and What Not to Give to Your Chronically Ill or Disabled Friend | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 11 December 2020. Issue #243. In this issue: A collection of holiday gift guides from various chronic illness bloggers. ‘Just because someone carries it well, doesn’t mean it isn’t heavy’. Certain products and gifts can actually be physically harmful or triggering for people with various chronic illnesses. Flavourful low histamine recipes for people with […]

Chronic Illness Christmas Giveaway: Gifts for Every Body in Pain This Lonely Pandemic Season! | A Chronic Voice

It’s Time for the 2020 Chronic Illness Christmas Giveaway! It’s time for the 2020 Chronic Illness Christmas Giveaway on A Chronic Voice! I held one last year too, and found it to be such an enjoyable experience for all parties involved. Who doesn’t love a good (pain relieving or comforting) gift? With the pandemic going on […]

Issue #232: The Difficulty of Dealing with Emotions When in Constant Pain & You May Feel Helpless, But Just Showing Up Can Mean a Great Deal | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 25 September 2020. Issue #232. In this issue: Whilst society has been led to believe that disabilities equal wheelchairs, disability actually comes in all shapes and sizes. The rudeness of doctors when you’re in pain can be doubly hard to bear. You may feel tiny and helpless, but just showing up for a friend […]

Issue #226: When Chronic Illness Takes Away your Fun Identity & An Inclusive Society Benefits All as We Thrive on Diverse Contributions | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 14 August 2020. Issue #226. In this issue: Not all disabilities are visible so don’t make assumptions. Small acts of kindness can seem like a huge act of mercy to someone who’s in pain. I can only do what I can do as a person with chronic illness, and flow through life in a […]

Chronic Pain: How to Approach a Loved One Without Pushing Them Away | A Chronic Voice

*Note from A Chronic Voice: Dana Hall is a clinical psychologist who lives with an autoimmune disease herself, which made me excited to have her guest post on the blog! I always love reading professional tips written by a fellow chronic illness person. She specialises in trauma therapy, relationship dynamics, and chronic pain management. She […]