In this issue: There is no need to apologise for an illness you didn’t ask for. Taking meds to tamp down pain levels, barely enough to get everyday duties done. Being ill doesn’t discount you from the right to be in a happy relationship, or the ability to contribute in different ways. Click to read more or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #healthnews #chronicillness #spoonies #health #achronicvoice #medicine

Saturday, 21 April 2018. Issue #106. In this issue: There is no need to apologise for an illness you didn’t ask for. Taking meds to tamp down pain levels, barely enough to get everyday duties done. Learning that a slower pace of life is healthier in the long run. The grey area of passive 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 […]

April 2018 Prompts: Marvelling, Splurging, Disciplining, Balancing & Socialising. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #achronicvoice #prompts #april #spoonielife #chroniclife #chronicillness #dayinthelife

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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 […]

A Beautiful e-Book Full of Uplifting Messages, Quotes & Illustrations! | www.achronicvoice.com

I Finally Got It Done I’m excited to publish this little e-book of mine, it only took two years 😉 It’s based on one of my personal favourite posts, “7 Reminders for Those Dim Days When You Lose Your Way”. In addition to the original messages, it also comes with relevant quotes and beautiful illustrations! […]

February 2018 Prompts: Adapting, Practicing, Realising, Celebrating, Inviting | www.achronicvoice.com

*Click here to submit your own entry, and to read about what others are up to as well! Adapting to the ebb and flow of my body amidst illness. You’d think that after all this time, I would have gotten used to it by now, but no. It’s a little like sitting on a plane […]