Endometriosis: A Supporter’s Perspective

Guest post: Endometriosis: A Supporter’s Perspective by Lucjan Living with Endometriosis There is really nothing more miserable than seeing your loved one in pain day by day and knowing, you can do nothing about it! Hi, I’m Lucjan B. and this is my story. A few words from a man who supports someone suffering from […]

Living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Tanya’s Story

Guest post: What It’s like Living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Tanya My name is Tanya and I’m living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. I’ve been sick for 27 years. It started shortly after my first child was born. What is Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, also known as Myalgic Encephalitis (ME), is a condition […]

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 […]

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 […]