Issue #241: The Chronic Illness Home and Lifestyle is Expensive & It’s Easy to Feel Like No One Understands, But That is Not True | A Chronic Voice

Friday, 27 November 2020. Issue #241. In this issue: Many people with chronic illness and disability need to make modifications to their home and lifestyle, and this often doesn’t come cheap. The guilt that overwhelms you at the A&E, when your colleague needs to cover your back at work again. If there’s one thing I’ve […]

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 […]