Five Self-care Tips, Picks, Tricks for the Chronically Ill Kids On-the-Go

Written by: Ania Majsterek, @chronically_chilled Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. If you’re reading this, you probably know a lot about trying to live (and have fun) while suffering from chronic illness. For…

Being Consistent and Kind To Yourself With a Chronic Illness

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. A chronic illness is just that. Chronic. When a person is first diagnosed it can be difficult to grasp the concept of “life-long,” even when they…

Red Flags that you are Struggling with a Flare-Up

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. When living with a long term illness like fibromyalgia, flare-ups are often a common occurrence. Symptoms of this condition include whole-body muscle pain, debilitating fatigue that…

Small Frustrations of Your Chronic Illness that No One Else Sees

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. When we talk about chronic illnesses, it’s easy to start listing off all of the major symptoms. Fatigue, pain, cognition and more are some of the…

What Fibromyalgia Symptoms Look Like

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. Fibromyalgia is an often misunderstood condition. For years, there were many medical professionals who claimed it didn’t even exist. Though it’s grown to be much more…

Unconventional Jobs for those Living with a Chronic Illness

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. If you’ve been living with a chronic illness, you know how difficult many nine to five jobs can be. We’re not just talking about a particularly…

Ways People with Chronic Illnesses Can Decline Unsolicited Advice

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. If you’ve lived openly with a chronic illness for any length of time, you probably have enough unsolicited advice to fill three garbage bags. Invisible illnesses,…

Morning Routines for those with Chronic Illnesses

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. Some days, getting out of bed is one of the most difficult tasks. You’re far warmer under your blanket fort and the world is filled with…

Why Anger is Okay for People with Chronic Illnesses

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. Oftentimes, people who suffer from a chronic illness are encouraged to accept their limitations. They’re expected to lower their expectations for life, learn to juggle their…

How to Tell your New Partner about your Chronic Illness

Peer Health can connect you with a personalized peer community to share provider recommendations, treatment options, and define your best life. Sign up for our beta and newsletter today. Dating seems to be portrayed as navigating a minefield of expectations and disappointments these days. Everyone seems to be looking for rules about when to talk…