Every Next Level of Your Life Will Demand a Different You | A Chronic Voice

“Every next level of your life will demand a different you.” – Leonardo DiCaprio – Who is ‘The Real You’ & What is the Next Level of Your Life? We often believe that we must remain true to ourselves throughout life. But there is a crucial difference between being true, and being intractable. Sometimes we […]

The Secret of Change: Spend Your Energy Wisely with Chronic Illness | A Chronic Voice

Something about this quote helps shift my brain into ‘soldier mode’ on demand. It is a tap on the shoulder as I’m gazing behind with drunken, romance laden eyes. It jerks me back to the present moment, and reminds me to focus on what’s ahead. “The secret of change is to focus all of your […]

A Page From a Sick Girl's Diary: Sometimes I Wish I Was an Old Person

Recently I turned 30 and I was glad, but not for the reasons you might imagine. I felt relieved; relieved to leave the decade associated with boundless energy. I was questioned a lot especially in my early youth, “why aren’t you drinking? Why won’t you come to my party? Why don’t you have some fun?” […]

A Quarterly Reflection: 11 Important Things I’ve Learned

It has only been four months since the launch of A Chronic Voice, but I have learned so much over that short span of time from the increased amount of reading and writing done. As such I figured that there was no harm doing some reflection, and sharing what I’ve learned. Let’s dive right in! […]