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.
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.
The holiday season for chronic illness warriors is stressful and hard. Here are some tips on surviving the holidays with chronic illness without flaring.
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.
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.
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.
Finding joy in the aftermath of incurable illness has been very hard, but I am still a global citizen of the world, and I have much to offer readers that are interested in expat life and teaching abroad, and in regards to living with chronic illness.
Today’s post is about chronic illness and pacing for pain management and why it’s important to people who are chronically ill, like me.
My struggle with the severe and debilitating symptoms of Fibromyalgia in Taiwan as a Canadian expat.