Art Therapy for Chronic Illness

Art Therapy Interview with Author/Artist Cameron B. Auxer

Art Therapy Interview with Author/Artist Cameron B. Auxer. Learn how Cameron uses art as a coping technique for chronic illness. Don’t forget to check out her new book too!

Lunar New Year in Taiwan 2021

The Lunar New Year ‘Effect’ on Chronically Ill Patients Like Me

Lunar New Year in Taiwan. Happy Year of the Ox! As people in Taiwan rejoice at being with their loved ones, I’m grateful to be here in my safe island bubble. But I wish I was planning my trip home this summer.

Information for Fibromyalgia Patients in Taiwan

Fibromyalgia in Taiwan – What You Need To Know

Fibromyalgia in Taiwan – What You Need To Know – If you’ve landed on this page, you’re likely here in Taiwan and have just realized that there is the disturbing lack of information about fibromyalgia in Taiwan. This resource guide for fibro patients offers some helpful advice that you won’t hear from your doctor.

International Day of Persons with Disabilities - December 3

International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Taiwan – 3 December

Happy International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Taiwan! I’ve seen zero coverage in Taiwan and I hope this post raises some awareness for the disabled community in Taiwan.

What Happens When You Stop Taking Your Meds Cold Turkey

What Happened When I Stopped Taking My Meds

Today marks exactly two years since I started taking Enbrel to help with pain and inflammation from Ankylosing Spondylitis, aka axial spondyloarthritis. In all this time, I’ve been paying out of pocket for Enbrel. My monthly bill for 8 injections is 30,000NT per month. As you can guess, the stress of coming up with this […]

The Cost of Chronic Illness and Maintaining and Income When You Are Chronically Ill by My Several Worlds

The Cost of Chronic Illness and Maintaining An Income When You Are Chronically Ill

You’ll never think of the cost of chronic illness and maintaining an income until it happens to you. Here’s a breakdown of what Spoonies think about.

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.

Coping with Stress and Chronic Illness - Life During a Global Pandemic

Coping With Stress And Chronic Illness 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?