In this issue: We have been nominated for ‘Best Pal’ in the annual Bloggers Bash in London – your vote will be appreciated! 🙂Patients with ME/CFS don’t recover from their fatigue, and gain increasing sensitivities. The non-linear process of grieving for your old life before chronic illness. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #achronicvoice #healthnews #chronicillness #spoonies #chronicpain #chroniclife

Saturday, 14 April 2018. Issue #105. In this issue: A funny quote on negative people. We have been nominated for ‘Best Pal’ in the annual Bloggers Bash in London – your vote will be appreciated! 🙂 Self reminder to always hope, flares don’t last forever. Discovering that many others with chronic illness struggle with suicide […]

In this issue: Acceptance is embracing all parts of yourself, even the ones you wish weren’t there, and giving yourself permission to feel without judgment. The decision to stop working is sometimes a personal one, and at other times one that’s forced upon you. Tips for surviving extended hospital bed rest. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #chronicillness #chronicpain #spoonie #marriage #selfawareness

Saturday, 07 April 2018. Issue #104. In this issue: Acceptance is embracing all parts of yourself, even the ones you wish weren’t there, and giving yourself permission to feel without judgment. The dilemmas of being ill after marriage. Sick Lessons is live, thanks to these contributors! Why you don’t have to be Strong, just a […]

Issue #103: What Happens When the Pain Exceeds Your Coping Resources & Finding Beauty in Everyday Life Despite it All. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #achronicvoice #healthnews #chronicillness #chronicpain #spoonie #mentalhealth

Saturday, 31 March 2018. Issue #103. In this issue: The hard reality that you might be unappealing to some because of your illness. Some great reads for both the healthy and ill alike. The realisation that you’re putting actual living on hold while managing chronic illnesses. When you want to do nice things for your […]

Issue #102: The Reality of ‘Med Shaming’ & Cherishing the Good Days Without Feeling Guilty. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #healthnews #achronicvoice #spoonielife #chronicillness #chronicpain #selfawareness

Sun, 25 Mar 2018. Issue #102. In this issue: Egg hatching, the wonders of life! Masking pain in every way possible. Cherishing the good days without feeling guilty towards societal expectations. Finding strength and hope amidst endless pain. Trusting life to lead you onwards. Quotes that help with mental illness recovery. What Wheelescapades’ dream wheelchair […]

In this issue: Up close and personal with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Jennifer Brea’s film, “Unrest”. Designing a new menstrual cup for disabled women out of necessity. The difficult question of disability and ability to work. Why it’s important not to hide your pain and feelings. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #achronicvoice #healthnews #spoonielife #chronicillness #painmanagement

Sat, 20 Jan 2018. Issue #93. In this issue: Up close and personal with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome in Jennifer Brea’s film, “Unrest”. Designing a new menstrual cup for disabled women out of necessity. When doctors should be on your side, but aren’t. When everyone seems to be adulting, but not you. The difficult question of […]

Chronic Illness is Unpredictable, but You Don't Always Have to Fear the Unknown | www.achronicvoice.com

*This post was first published on prohealth.com, and is republished here with permission from the editors. What’s your plan for retirement? Does nothing concrete come to mind? What about in 10 years, or maybe just five? What about tomorrow, or this evening? I admit to drawing a blank in my mind to most of these […]

Issue #92: Learning to Become Your Own Advocate & the Best Kind of Support Group for Some. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #healthnews #chronicillness #spoonielife #chronicpain #healthcare

Sat, 13 Jan 2018. Issue #92. In this issue: There’s plenty of colour and life and beauty yet left in you. The best kind of support group I’ve discovered in 2017. ‘Zero to Hero’ – a great fitness programme designed for people with fibromyalgia and chronic pain. Oska Pulse, the pain device that was approved […]

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. […]

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 […]

Top Health Tweets Issue #80: That Feeling When You Get a Doctor Who Listens & Tips to End Painsomnia | www.achronicvoice.com

Sat, 21 Oct. Issue #80. In this issue: How I learned to befriend my inner child. Tips to end the vicious painsomnia cycle. Q&A: What are some secret pockets of time you look forward to every day? Adaptation is our greatest strength and flaw as human beings. Living a passion-filled life with Multiple Sclerosis. When […]

Issue #77: How Chronic Illness Steals from Your Self-Worth & 21 Insights into Living the Spoonie Life. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com

Sat, 30 Sep 2017. Issue #77. In this issue: How chronic illness steals from your self-worth through identity theft. 21 insights into living the spoonie life. A project featuring real people with illnesses, passions and talents all in one. What to wear when you have hypersensitive fibromyalgia skin. Why one in four Brits avoid talking […]