Book Synopsis: How to Be Sick by Toni Bernhard

How To Be Sick: A Buddhist-Inspired Guide for the Chronically Ill and their Caregivers I recently read How to Be Sick for the third time! Each time I read this book I take away comfort and knowledge…comfort from knowing I am not alone and knowledge from the helpful practices she shares in the book. The author offers both a chronology of her illness and an … Continue reading Book Synopsis: How to Be Sick by Toni Bernhard

What is your Invisible Fight? Share a photo and win a pair of Spoonie Earrings!

The #myinvisiblefight Photo Campaign has been launched by Invisible Illness Awareness Week and since Chronic Pain Life is all about promoting the therapeutic value of photography, for individuals living with pain/illness, we have been asked to help promote the campaign! So we are going to showcase a photo gallery on our website of your #myinvisiblefight photos. Submit your photo to be included in our online photo … Continue reading What is your Invisible Fight? Share a photo and win a pair of Spoonie Earrings!

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30 Things About my Invisible Illness You May Not Know

To help promote Invisible Illness Week I am sharing the MeMe: 30 Things About My Invisible Illness You May Not Know 1. The illness I live with is: Internal Disc Disruption/Derangement (IDD)2. I was diagnosed with it in the year: 20123. But I had symptoms since: 20084. The biggest adjustment I’ve had to make is: Not being able to participate in even the most normal … Continue reading 30 Things About my Invisible Illness You May Not Know