August 2018 Linkup Party for People with Chronic Illnesses | achronicvoice.com | #achronicvoice #august #linkup #prompts #chronicillness #spoonie

So we’re more than halfway through the year already (!!), yet life with chronic illness is both mundane and unpredictable. August brings new cards to the gambling table of my life, which I’ll have to consider and play. Has there been any disruptions to your usual routine, for better or for worse? I and many […]

Getting to Know Gemma of “Wheelescapades” in 20 Random Questions | www.achronicvoice.com

Featuring Gemma Orton of “Wheelescapades” Gemma runs an interesting blog called “Wheelescapades”, which covers much ground on life with disability and accessibility. Despite being in a wheelchair, she still travels, attends concerts and high tea sessions, and lives a full life. I participated in the “Twenty Questions” series on her blog, and it was by […]

“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 […]

Issue 88: Things That Make Life Worth It Despite Chronic Pain & a Homemade Happiness Jar. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #tophealthnews #healthnews #chronicillness #spoonielife #chronicpain

Sat, 16 Dec 2017. Issue #88. In this issue: What it’s like to live with pain day in and out, and the things that make life worth it. Share how you’ll be ending the year with 5 prompts. There is always something to work on within ourselves. Make your own diffuser ornament with essential oils. […]

“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” 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 […]