Describing Chronic Pain - Quotes from Pain Patients

Chronic Pain Quotes That Pain Patients Can Relate To

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 is World Arthritis Day

World Arthritis Day – Why It Matters To Me – Arthritis Everywhere

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 […]

Suggestions for people who want to help someone living with chronic pain

How To Be A Friend To Someone Living With Chronic Pain

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 […]

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 – 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?

Coping with Chronic Illness in Taiwan During COVID19

Life with COVID19 and Chronic Illness in Taiwan Update: April 2020

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 Disabilities Awareness Week - Carrie Kellenberger

BELIEVE US: Invisible Illness Awareness Week

BELIEVE US: Invisible Illness Awareness Week 2019 – How to show compassion when someone says they are disabled or have an invisible illness.

Loving Your Chronically Ill Body - Tips for Living with Chronic Illness by My Several Worlds

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.