Let’s Talk About Pain – Chronic Pain Awareness Month

September is Pain Awareness Month. 9/19/19 is Pain Action Day. I’m sharing my chronic pain story to help others understand what it is like to live with in pain. You are not alone. Continue Reading →

Failing, Succeeding, Pausing, Deciding and Thriving with Chronic Illness

Failing, Succeeding, Pausing, Deciding and Thriving with Chronic Illness – Read about how I’m managing my chronic life and learning from it every day. Continue Reading →

Surviving the Holidays with Chronic Illness

The holiday season for chronic illness warriors is stressful and hard. Here are some tips on surviving the holidays with chronic illness without flaring. Continue Reading →

Chronic Illness Prompts: Meeting, Advocating, Tweaking, Working, Curating

Chronic Illness Prompts: Meeting, Advocating, Tweaking, Working, Curating – What chronic illness bloggers write about when given writing prompts to write about their chronic lives. Continue Reading →

Art Therapy for Arthritis – Interview with Professional Artist Jennifer Walker

MSW Interviews: Introducing professional artist Jennifer Walker, author of Unexpected Advocate. Jennifer has RA, Fibromyalgia, and SPD; among others. Continue Reading →

Figuring, Completing, Boring, Cuddling, Chatting – August 2018 Linkup Party for People with Chronic Illnesses

A Chronic Voice hosts a link-up party each month for those of us who are chronically ill. Sheryl’s writing prompts for August are: Figuring, Completing, Boring, Cuddling, and Chatting. Continue Reading →

Mobility Challenges and What An Exoskeleton Can Do For You

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. Continue Reading →

Alternative Treatments to Chronic Illness: Do They Work?

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. Continue Reading →

Letting Go With Chronic Illness Doesn’t Mean Giving Up

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. Continue Reading →

My Flare Survival Kit

This is my flare survival kit, which includes medications, supplements, and things I need to make myself comfortable when flares hit suddenly. Continue Reading →