Issue #255: The Importance of a Solid Support System When You Live with Chronic Illness & Why are Wheelchair Users Seen in a Negative Light?

Friday, 05 March 2021. Issue #255. In This Issue: How Having a Support System Improves the Quality of Life for the Chronically Ill & More A solid support system is essential for overcoming difficult tasks; supportive friends and family are priceless. Why are disabled wheelchair users seen as weak or in a negative light, and […]

Issue #254: The Lack of Accessible Fitness Programmes for People with Disabilities & Chronic Fatigue is More Complex Than Just ‘Tired’

Friday, 26 February 2021. Issue #254. In This Issue: The Need for More Accessible Fitness Programmes & More One of the biggest problems with exercise and disability is the huge lack of accessible fitness programmes. Chronic fatigue is all consuming and affects your cognition function; it is much more complex than just ‘tired’. Even if […]

Issue 153: How to Advocate for Yourself at a Doctor Appointment & Anxiety as a Result of Chronic Illness

Friday, 19 February 2021. Issue #253. In this issue: How to advocate for yourself at the doctor’s by preparing questions, expectations and more before the appointment. Change is the only constant in life, so we need to keep learning and growing at our own pace. When there are too many ‘what ifs’ and ‘maybes’. Sometimes […]

Issue 251: Pacing Fatigue Can be as Important as Pacing Pain & The Importance of Seeking Mental and Emotional Support When First Diagnosed

Friday, 05 February 2021. Issue #250. In this issue: A compilation of blog posts from various chronic illness bloggers that will bring you hope, insight, resources, comfort, humour and more. Let’s share and support each other through the February writing prompts. The gracefulness of enduring chronic pain, being human and surviving. An infographic that shows […]

Issue #250: Chronic Pain Alters Your Experience Despite Being in the Same Place & Napping May Seem Counterintuitive, But Pushing Through is Worse | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 29 January 2021. Issue #250. In this issue: There is no dead end in life per se; sometimes choices can be difficult to make, but stay curious and open to the wonder of life. The worries of a person with invisible illness navigating through society. Chronic pain can give you a different experience from […]

Issue #248: Walking Isn't the Goal for Many Disabled People & Sex is Only One of the Many Aspects of a Good Relationship | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 15 January 2021. Issue #248. In this issue: Sex is only one of many aspects of a good relationship; the ultimate goal is to bond on an emotional, physical, mental and even spiritual level. We heal when we start to believe that it is a possibility, and with the help of others. We can […]

Issue #246: There is a Human Being Beneath the Diagnosis & A Glimpse Into the Lives of the Chronically Ill, Who Have Been Living in Isolation Long Before the Pandemic | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 01 January 2021. Issue #246. In this issue: Panic attacks isn’t just ‘irritation’ in its simple form, but one that carries pulses of electrical anxiety that eventually floods your brain. Let’s take the fear from 2020, set it alight with hope, and take that forward via the January writing prompts. Doctors need to know […]

Issue 245: Mobility Aids are Symbols of Independence and Freedom & You Know You're in Good Hands When a Doctor Treats You with Humanity | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 25 December 2020. Issue #245. In this issue: The evolution of wish lists with chronic illness, and the ultimate desire for a better quality of life. Gifts don’t always have to be a tangible item that you buy; experiences and physical assistance count, too. Heaps of free wallpapers for you to download (most popular […]

Issue #243: Holiday Gift Guides Galore – What to Give and What Not to Give to Your Chronically Ill or Disabled Friend | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 11 December 2020. Issue #243. In this issue: A collection of holiday gift guides from various chronic illness bloggers. ‘Just because someone carries it well, doesn’t mean it isn’t heavy’. Certain products and gifts can actually be physically harmful or triggering for people with various chronic illnesses. Flavourful low histamine recipes for people with […]

Issue #242: Pain is Pain, Which We All Experience and Cope with Differently & Deliciously Dark Poems by a Chronically Ill Poet | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 04 December 2020. Issue #242. In this issue: The Chronic Illness Christmas Giveaway is now underway, thanks to these 34 lovely sponsors who have contributed up to a hundred gifts! Pain is pain, which we all cope and experience differently; support your fellow human being, there is no need to bring them down. The […]