The day I got a call about testing a robotic exoskeleton designed for assisting people with mobility issues was life-changing. We knew things would be difficult for us when I got sick, but we didn’t know I’d lose the use of my legs. My life changed with KEEOGO.
Art Therapy for Chronic Illness Interview with Karen Swank Fitch – MSW’s art series features artists to show how art is used as therapy for chronic illness.
Alternative Treatments to Chronic Illness: Do They Work? Here are the alternative treatments I’ve tried that did not work to alleviate my disease symptoms.
Letting Go with Chronic Illness – Learn to accept what you need and don’t need with chronic illness. Growth comes from making room for new things.
Chronic illness is hard to understand. There are many things to consider when you’re chronically ill. These are things I never thought of until I got sick.
Jinshin Jyutsu for Fibromyalgia and CFIDS – Jinshin Jyutsu is a style of acupressure that is offered at REJUVENATE in Taipei. It involves the application of the hands for balancing energy in the body.
This is my flare survival kit, which includes medications, supplements, and things I need to make myself comfortable when flares hit suddenly.
A friend recently asked me, “What is a flare?” Flares are a sudden increase in symptoms from my normal day-to-day levels of energy, fatigue and pain.
One of the biggest challenges with chronic illness is learning how to live with limitations. These limitations range from small to severe disruptions that leave people housebound.
My struggle with the severe and debilitating symptoms of Fibromyalgia in Taiwan as a Canadian expat.