Chronic Illness Support & Tips from Peer Experts
Helpful and Comforting Gifts for a Chronically Ill Loved One

Are you looking for the perfect gift for your loved one with chronic illness this holiday season and not quite sure what to get? Look no further than this list ...

10 Tips for Hosting a Holiday Gathering When You Live with Chronic Pain

If you live with debilitating chronic pain, the holidays can be hard and the idea of hosting a holiday gathering for your family may seem overwhelming. I know ...

3 Hacks for Dealing with Difficult Doctors and Medical Systems as a Chronically Ill Person

Chronically ill or medically complex patients face all kinds of discrimination and uncooperative attitudes from our medical system. This especially goes for ...

15 Home Remedies for Gastroparesis Treatment and Management

Gastroparesis is also known as delayed gastric emptying.  Symptoms include getting full after a few bites, nausea, vomiting (sometimes undigested food), ...

Awesome Gifts to Give Your Type 1 Diabetic Bestie

Looking for type 1 diabetes gifts for a family member or friend? You're in the right place! Having type 1 diabetes is a full-time job. Between carb-counting ...

14 POTS and Dysautonomia T-Shirts, Pins, and Stickers

Dysautonomia is the umbrella disorder for a series of chronic illnesses like Postural Orthostatic Hypertension Syndrome (POTS) and Neurocardiogenic Syncope. ...

How to Survive Survivor’s Guilt

At 15, I beat cancer. The treatment worked, there was no more evidence of the disease, and I was starting to feel better physically. But mentally, I was a ...

How to Manage Your Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way your body metabolizes sugar. It is characterized by high blood sugar levels, insulin resistance, ...

Parenting with Chronic Fatigue: 11 Ways to Support Your Kids (and Yourself)

Parenting can be a rollercoaster of emotions and leave you worn out. Add a chronic illness to that, and you can find yourself one very stressed and exhausted ...

15 Shops Making Glamorous & Stylish Medical Aids

Bored with beige? Seeking fashionable stoma covers, catheter covers, tube tape, and crutch pads? These stylish medical aids can help you manage your health ...

The Struggle to Balance Work and Managing My Chronic Disease

Sometimes I wake up and it hurts. Sometimes it’s OK. Sometimes, it’s OK for a very long time but then, the pain comes back full force. Sometimes, I wake up ...

5 Essential Strategies for Working from Home as a Disabled Person

As work-from-home policies have continued to endure in the United States, more disabled people are working than ever before. This is hardly surprising, since ...

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