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: We have been nominated for ‘Best Pal’ in the annual Bloggers Bash in London – your vote will be appreciated! 🙂Patients with ME/CFS don’t recover from their fatigue, and gain increasing sensitivities. The non-linear process of grieving for your old life before chronic illness. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #achronicvoice #healthnews #chronicillness #spoonies #chronicpain #chroniclife

Saturday, 14 April 2018. Issue #105. In this issue: A funny quote on negative people. We have been nominated for ‘Best Pal’ in the annual Bloggers Bash in London – your vote will be appreciated! 🙂 Self reminder to always hope, flares don’t last forever. Discovering that many others with chronic illness struggle with 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 […]

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 […]

Issue #101: When Painkillers Help You to be Normal Not High & Suicide Isn't Always Black or White. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #achronicvoice #healthnews #healthandwellness #chronicillness #spoonie #mentalhealth

Saturday, 17 March 2018. Issue #101. In this issue: When you give your best, it’s 100% effort counted on your part as well. When painkillers don’t get you high, but help you to function as close to normal as is possible. Gaining a heightened sensitivity to your body when you live with chronic illness. Suicide […]

Issue #100: In this issue: Jennifer Brea was a Ph.D. student at Harvard, when she was struck down by the mysterious Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. The need for disabilities to be normalised, especially for young people. What you need to know about fragrance and chemical sensitivities, especially in public places. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #achronicvoice #healthnews #chronicillness #spoonielife #healthcare #allergies

Sat, 10 Mar 2018. Issue #100. In this issue: Jennifer Brea was a Ph.D. student at Harvard, when she was struck down by the mysterious Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. The need for disabilities to be normalised, especially for young people. A poll on how people with chronic pain cope with their careers. Phone anxiety is real. […]

In issue 99: When people offer help, but you don’t know what you need. Fancy a 10 metre cane walk in an Olympics for spoonies? What saying “it could be worse” really sounds like to a sick person. The desire to be social and contribute to society, despite illness. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #chronicillness #spoonies #olympics #chroniclife #society #healthnews

Sat, 03 Mar 2018. Issue #99. In this issue: When people offer help, but you don’t know what you need. Fancy a 10 metre cane walk in an Olympics for spoonies? What saying “it could be worse” really sounds like to a sick person. Why Rare Disease Day is so important. When chronic illness dash […]

In this issue: The need for disability in young people to be normalised, not stigmatised. Chronic fatigue and what it feels like. Clever eating hacks for spoonies.The need to take brain fog seriously. An A – Z list of Lupus general knowledge. | www.achronicvoice.com | #healthnews #achronicvoice #spoonielife #chronicdisease #chronicillness #disability

Mon, 26 Feb 2018. Issue #98. In this issue: The need for disability in young people to be normalised, not stigmatised. Chronic fatigue and what it feels like. Clever eating hacks for spoonies. Beauty can exist despite drab circumstances. The need to stop thinking too rigidly, and categorising all illnesses as ‘cancer’ or ‘not cancer’. […]

In this issue: Chronic Illness Bloggers is expanding once again! When disabled people judge someone with invisible illness too, what more about healthy folks? 20 of the healthiest foods on earth, yet can still be harmful to those with blood clotting disorders. | www.achronicvoice.com | #tophealthnews #chronicillness #autoimmunedisorders #spoonielife #healthtips #chronicpain

Fri, 16 Feb 2018. Issue #97. In this issue: The natural initial response of fighting against a harsh chronic illness diagnosis. Why it isn’t fun or exciting being home all day due to illness. Chronic Illness Bloggers is expanding once again! An Instant pot soup recipe that’s good for your gut and soul. When disabled […]

In this issue: Honouring the most intimate relationship you’ll ever have – that with your body. How it feels when you need a walker as a 20 year old. “Letting down” so many people must be devastating – Lady Gaga cancels 10 concerts due to severe fibromyalgia pain. Asking your pain questions in an attempt to release it. Click to read or pin to save for later. | www.achronicvoice.com | #achronicvoice #tophealthnews #spoonies #chronicillness #chronicpain

Sat, 10 Feb 2018. Issue #96. In this issue: Honouring the most intimate relationship you’ll ever have – that with your body. How it feels when you need a walker as a 20 year old. Actions don’t always match the consequences with chronic illness. “Letting down” so many people must be devastating – Lady Gaga […]