Chronic pain quotes that pain patients can relate to – When life has you down and you’re not sure if you have words to describe your pain, you can trust that someone somewhere has helped. Chronic pain quotes like these let chronic pain patients know they’re not alone.
October 12 – It’s World Arthritis Day! I’ve been living with Axial Spondyloarthritis (Ankylosing Spondylitis) and osteoarthritis for over a decade. Last week I found out I have ANOTHER arthritis diagnosis! Ta-da! My rheumy has decided I have Psoriatic Arthritis! Guess what? AS and PsA are subsets of Spondyoarthropathies. I didn’t even know it’s possible […]
I’m often asked how friends can support me or other patients living with chronic pain or chronic illness. This article introduces ways that you can help people like me. How to Help Someone Living with Chronic Pain If you know someone who is living with chronic pain, like most people the instinct to help is almost […]
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.
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 during a global pandemic is rough. But is it much different from how chronically ill patients were already living?
Life with COVID19 and Chronic Illness in Taiwan Update – Life in Taiwan during a global pandemic and having to visit a hospital in Taiwan each month.
BELIEVE US: Invisible Illness Awareness Week 2019 – How to show compassion when someone says they are disabled or have an invisible illness.
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.
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.