You’re Not ‘Normal’ When You Have a Chronic Illness

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I’ve recently released an eBook! It’s called 10 Things You Need to Know About Living with Chronic Illness and it shows you, as the name suggests, the top 10 things you need to know about living with chronic illness. Here’s a sneak peek of the chapter entitled “You’re Not ‘Normal’”. You’re Not ‘Normal’ If I […]

21 Ways to Make Money Online with a Chronic Illness

One of the difficult things about living with chronic illnesses is not being able to work. This is not to say that everyone with a chronic illness is unable to go to work, but the reality is that most can’t. But there are ways to make money without even leaving the house! In this post, I’m sharing […]

Living with Dystonia: Tom’s Story

Guest post: What It’s like Living with Dystonia by Tom Seaman I have lived with chronic pain from dystonia for almost 20 years. Since it is often very difficult for others to understand what it feels like, I want to provide some information about what it is, how it feels, and how living with dystonia […]

Researching, Reusing and Recounting

In this month’s linkup party hosted by A Chronic Voice, I’m talking about researching, reusing and recounting when you have a chronic illness. This means being your own investigator, attempting (and failing) to count meds and the oh-so-controversial plastic straws. You can read A Chronic Voice’s post for this linkup here. The prompts for this […]

Living with Trigeminal Neuralgia: Liz’s Story

Guest post: What It’s like Living with Trigeminal Neuralgia by Liz I live with a facial pain condition called trigeminal neuralgia. I have other pain issues too including a back problem which resulted in me having to take early retirement when I was twenty-eight. My back pain is extremely debilitating, but trigeminal neuralgia is just […]

Vogue 73 Questions: Blogger Parody Tag

Thank you so much to Nicole from Just a Belfast Girl for tagging me in the Vogue 73 Questions: Blogger Parody Tag! And thank you to The RAK’s Sphere for creating this blogging challenge! Rules Mention the creator of the blogging challenge (The RAK’s Sphere) and Vogue for the idea. Thank the person who tagged you. Answer any 73 questions you […]

Living with Hereditary Lymphedema: Jordyn’s Story

Guest post: What It’s like Living with Hereditary Lymphedema by Jordyn. You can find Jordyn’s previous guest post on Erythromelalgia here. Hello again! My name is Jordyn and I’m chronically ill. I actually have many different chronic illnesses, but I thought that today we would talk about one of the rarer ones. I am living […]