How do I describe my chronic pain to my doctor? As a veteran patient who has been living with pain for 12+ years, this question comes up a lot! I’ve done my best to answer this for you from my perspective as a patient in Taiwan coping with a healthcare system that is not in my native language.
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.
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.
MSW Interviews: Introducing artist Jennifer Walker, author of Unexpected Advocate. Jennifer has RA, Fibromyalgia, and SPD.
Letting Go with Chronic Illness – Learn to accept what you need and don’t need with chronic illness. Growth comes from making room for new things.