Issue #237: When People Judge or Threaten You Because Your Illness is Invisible & Sometimes, All We Need is for Someone to Hold Space for Us | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 30 October 2020. Issue #237. In this issue: When you live with chronic illness, pain is a guessing game, and sometimes you wait too long before going to the A&E, such as when you get deadly cyst ruptures. When people judge and threaten you because your illness is invisible. Chronic Illness Social Pod – […]

Issue #236: The Need to be in This All Together if We are to Beat COVID-19 & Never Imagining You’d Need a Cane to Walk at Age 34 | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 23 October 2020. Issue #236. In this issue: When you battle chronic pain, the emotional pain and rejection can feel much worse. The realisation of how tough medical appointments are when you need to keep going for them. The full blown effects of a panic attack, where you collapse on the floor and just […]

Issue #233: Painkillers Can be a Lifeline for Those Who Live with Chronic Pain & Sometimes Acknowledging a Person’s Pain is All That’s Needed | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 02 October 2020. Issue #233. In this issue: Should someone go out of their way to make us uncomfortable, we could possibly turn the tide and use it educate them instead. The good and bad of lockdown life – whilst some have found it hard to be apart from their friends and family for […]

Issue #232: The Difficulty of Dealing with Emotions When in Constant Pain & You May Feel Helpless, But Just Showing Up Can Mean a Great Deal | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 25 September 2020. Issue #232. In this issue: Whilst society has been led to believe that disabilities equal wheelchairs, disability actually comes in all shapes and sizes. The rudeness of doctors when you’re in pain can be doubly hard to bear. You may feel tiny and helpless, but just showing up for a friend […]

Issue #230: The Assumption That Young Adults Can’t Get Seriously Ill & Blogging is Gruelling so You Need to Take Care of Your Health First | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 11 September 2020. Issue #230. In this issue: To stay motivated, you need to really believe in and show your subconscious how much you will benefit from a new behaviour. Activities that allow for sitting such as horseriding don’t affect blood pressure too much, which some people with POTS are able to do. Many […]