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.
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 […]
We’re learning about FND and finding wellness with Alison Hayes in today’s MSW Interview series. Learn from this talented health advocate.
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 […]
Learning About Invisible Disabilities with Carrie at MySeveralWorlds.com
Learn more about how patients live with Invisible Disabilities and why we need more awareness.
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 […]
In honor of September being Pain Awareness Month, I’ve kicked the month off with a post featuring 8 women in pain health bloggers to follow.
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.
Fibromyalgia Awareness Day is May 12. My Several Worlds has won a Best Fibromyalgia Blog award again. Today post is a tribute to my favorite fibro advocates in the world.