Issue #228: Self Compassion is it Root of Self-Care & We Have the Right to Understand What Our Treatments Do as Patients

Friday, 28 August 2020. Issue #228. In this issue: Simply being there for someone in pain can mean the world to them. Expanding the Chronic Illness Social Pod together as a team. Twitter can be great for advocacy issues, and it can be encouraging to see chronic illnesses recognised and campaigned for. Positivity can become […]

Issue #227: Disabled People to Follow on YouTube & Never Take It Lightly When Someone Hints That They are Suicidal

Friday, 21 August 2020. Issue #227. In this issue: When life (or death) teases you with good health for a short period of time as a chronically ill person. CBD research in the works, including Epidiolex as the first FDA approved drug for treating rare forms of seizures. The most dangerous period during pregnancy with […]

Issue 216: Even Basic Tasks Become a Challenge with Chronic Illness & Acceptance Isn’t Defeat but an Allowance of Grace

Friday, 05 June 2020. Issue #216. In this issue: Even basic tasks are challenging with chronic illness, and you live each day in survival mode. Grief, like chronic pain, comes and goes, but sit with it and you will be okay. Our bodies are resilient powerhouses without you even realising it, especially when you’re healthy. […]