Top 10 Chronic Illness Podcasts

top 10 chronic illness podcasts

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If you live with a chronic illness, you know how easy it is to feel isolated and alone. One thing I have gotten into this year to preoccupy my time, especially when I have migraines and unable to look at screens: chronic illness podcasts.

Chronic illness podcasts can be a helpful tool for us #spoonies.

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Chronic Illness Printable Planner: Medical Binder

Medical Binder Printable

These Chronic Illness Printable Planners are for kick-ass chronic illness warriors who are ready to take control of their healing journey.

The Chronic Illness Printable Planner (Chronic Illness: Wellness Binder Kit) is a collection of 60 minimal printer friendly worksheets + digital planner designed to be a resource for individuals to manage all aspects of their current healthcare, medical history and aids in taking care of the body and mind. A necessity for individuals living with chronic pain + illness, senior citizens, and caregivers.

If you’re reading this, you probably know the drill every time you have an appointment with a healthcare provider. There are always endless forms and wracking your brain trying to remember your health history, surgeries, medications, provider names, insurance information, etc. Now you can have one place you

Does this sound familiar?

  • I just don’t have the mental capacity today
  • I have too much to do, I don’t know where to start
  • I’ll get through it and organized after [this flare, milestone, or appointment]

Here’s the thing…

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My Fibromyalgia Diagnosis + Lupus Investigation

I was diagnosed a few weeks ago with Fibromyalgia by my Rheumatologist.

I first saw the Rheumatologist last year when my chronic bladder pain started, to see if there was something autoimmune going on, such as Lupus. My mother was diagnosed with Lupus at 18, so naturally that’s where we started to investigate, so I went in to see her doctor at a Toronto Lupus Clinic. They did a Lupus Panel last year but results were negative so I didn’t go back for a follow up and just continued the wait to see the Urologist and Endometriosis specialist. But it’s been a year since that appointment and lately I’ve been beginning to feel constant pain in my joints and muscles in different areas of my body and I rarely feel rested when I wake up from a “decent” nights sleep.So I went and after some discussion about these symptoms and the doctor doing a tender point examination to determine my pain level by applying pressure to various areas on my body, he said I’m suffering from Fibromyalgia.

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