The Loneliness That Comes From Being Chronically Ill

The Loneliness That Comes From Being Chronically Ill

Author: Megan Klenke / Source: The Mighty Being chronically ill is one of the most isolating experiences I’ve ever had. I feel alone in this battle constantly. I’ve heard chronic illness equated to falling down the rabbit hole before, which I feel is an apt...
15 Things Chronic Illness Has Taught Me to Appreciate

15 Things Chronic Illness Has Taught Me to Appreciate

Author: Elissa Cumming / Source: The Mighty After being diagnosed with chronic illness I have a new appreciation for the little things in life; here are a few things I have learned to appreciate along this journey. 1. I appreciate walking. I know this sounds like...
Project PENCIL Helps Children With Chronic Illnesses in School

Project PENCIL Helps Children With Chronic Illnesses in School

Author: Amanda Jones / Source: The Mighty More than 4 million elementary school-aged children in the U.S. have a chronic illness, and 25 percent of them miss more than one week of school each year because of their condition. These intermittent school absences make it...
11 People With Chronic Illness Show Us What’s in Their Bag

11 People With Chronic Illness Show Us What’s in Their Bag

Author: Erin Migdol / Source: The Mighty A purse or backpack is more than just a place to throw your debit card and keys when you live with chronic health challenges. It’s your lifeline, filled with your most essential items that can mean the difference between...