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We all have days where we are low on spoons and don’t have the energy to prepare and cook healthy meals. It would be all too easy to snack on junk food, but it is at times like these that it is even more important to eat healthy foods to build up your strength again....

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CONTAINS GIFTED ITEMS IN EXCHANGE FOR REVIEW Today is part 2 of our accessible fashion series! You can find part 1 here. My name is Natalie and I blog at www.thespooniemummy.com. I write about my life and parenting with chronic illnesses. These include Rheumatoid Arthritis, iritis and Crohn’s Disease, for which I have an ileostomy....

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The post DRESSING WITH AN OSTOMY appeared first on Chronic Illness Bloggers.

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Today blogger Lynley (who previously wrote our accessible fashion as a wheelchairuser blog) is back with a reflection on her relationship with her wheelchair. This blog is sponsored by Fenetic Wellbeing; who asked one of our bloggers to share all about life as a wheelchair user. Take it away Lynley… When asked to write this piece, it all brought back memories of my very first electric wheelchair and the advantages it gave me. But it...

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The post Me and My Wheelchair: How my wheelchair changed my life. appeared first on Chronic Illness Bloggers.

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Suzanne is a Graphic Designer with over 20 years experience of design for print and front-end web design. She has a rare form of Vasculitis called Behcet’s disease that was diagnosed 10 years ago after 23 years of search for answers as to what her collections of symptoms were. She lives in Cambridge with her...

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The post How I Did It: Worked as a Freelance Graphic Designer with Behcet’s disease appeared first on Chronic Illness Bloggers.

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Today’s guest post is from Lynley who runs Top Lady Talks.  Lynely was gifted some items from UK retailer Simply Be to style for a post around accessible fashion as a wheelchair user. Finding Clothes as a Wheelchair User A major problem I’ve had since becoming a wheelchair user is that I’ve struggled to find clothing that is comfortable and appropriate. I even wrote a blog post about having to buy new clothes as a lot of my existing stuff just didn’t...

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Welcome to the second post in my ‘how I did it’ series. Today I chat to Zoe Hughes from Words by Zoe. Zoe is a content writer and pinterest manager who went freelance to manage her health issues. Question:Hi Zoe, please tell us a little more about your health issues and how this lead to...

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The post How I Did It: Created a freelance career around Ehlers-Danlos and Autism appeared first on Chronic Illness Bloggers.

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Today is a guest post from freelance expert Kirsty Hulse! She has been running ManyMinds Digital for several years now and has taken her knowledge of SEO to the masses, delivering keynote speeches at conferences across the globe. Her agency runs on a freelancer model, something that she believes creates a valuable product for her clients as well as a flexible working environment for her team. In her book The… View Post

The post 12 things you need to know before setting up your own business with a chronic illness appeared first on Chronic Illness Bloggers.

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Welcome to the first post in hopefully a series of ‘how I did it’ articles. The aim: interview freelancers, bloggers and entrepreneurs with chronic conditions about how they manage running a business with health issues-with hopefully plenty of practical useful tips for you all! First up is Anna Whitehouse; a freelance copywriter based in Birmingham UK. She lovespoetry, music and keeping fit with her dog. Anna went freelance after a… View Post

The post How I Did It: Worked as a freelance writer around my fibromyalgia appeared first on Chronic Illness Bloggers.

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Packing – love it or loathe it, we all have necessities that we can’t live without when we’re away from home. I spend a lot of time travelling; for work, and as a disabled travel blogger. Sometimes it’s just a day trip, often a quick weekend getaway, and occasionally a longer break. No matter where I’m going or how long for, these are my top five essential items that make… View Post

The post 5 Accessible Travel Packing Essentials appeared first on Chronic Illness Bloggers.

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Today’s health stories is a paid collaboration with Oxford Pharmacy who asked bloggers to share their hair loss stories. Erica, who writes as The Incidental Parent,  was diagnosed with Crohn’s in 2012 and has been blogging about living and parenting with Crohn’s for two years. Today she shares her journey with chronic hair loss-and then back again! Please note, this is all Erica’s words-other than the sponsor message at the bottom… View Post

The post How I coped with chronic hair loss – twice appeared first on Chronic Illness Bloggers.

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