Advocacy Work and Chronic Illness

Advocacy and Volunteer Work When You Are Chronically Ill

Most chronically ill patients struggle to find purpose and meaning in life, and a great number of us do so with advocacy work. Some of us also seek volunteering opportunities, so today’s post is about finding the right kind of volunteer work when you are chronically ill.

May Momentum World MECFS DAY - My Story by Carrie Kellenberger

May Momentum and World MECFS Day on May 12 – MILLIONS MISSING

May Momentum and World MECFS Day – My story with MECFS and some information from experts who have found that COVID19 and MECFS intersect as viral illnesses.

Stress and Chronic Ilness

Coping With Stress And Chronic Illness – Life During a Global Pandemic

Coping with stress and chronic illness during a global pandemic is rough. But is it much different from how chronically ill patients were already living?

Loving Your Chronically Ill Body

Learning to Love Your Chronically Ill Body

Written in honor of World Mental Health Awareness Day and World Arthritis Day 2019 – Learning to love your chronically ill body is possible. Here are some things to remember.

Chronic Pain Awareness Month

Let’s Talk About Pain – Chronic Pain Awareness Month

Let’s talk about pain for chronic pain awareness month. This is my chronic pain story. I hope it helps others understand what it is like to live with in pain. You are not alone.

Carrie Kellenberger Chronic Illness

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.

Invisible in Taiwan: Living in Taipei with Chronic Illness

Invisible in Taiwan: Living in Taipei with Chronic Illness – What it’s like to live in Taipei and New Taipei with chronic illness and mobility challenges.

Spirited Away Ikebana Arrangement

My Favorite Ikebana Arrangements in 2018 – January through June

I started studying ikebana because I have always dreamed of working with flowers. These are my favorite ikebana arrangements in 2018 from January to June.