Fibromyalgia is a neuro-musculoskeletal disorder, also known as an invisible illness. I was diagnosed in 2014 with the same and trust me, getting a diagnosis was one thing but finding a doctor who would help you with a pain management plan is another. I say pain management because there is no treatment or cure for… Continue reading Book Review of ‘Life with Fibromyalgia’ (reviewed by Tasneem Kutubuddin)
There is a very good chance that you are sitting while you’re reading this post. Take a second to consider how much time of a day you spend sitting. Out of the 24 hours that you have, the majority of time is spent sitting. If you are at work, it’s a minimum of 8 to… Continue reading When imagination also fails!
Finding a book character that shares the same invisible, chronic, or mental health illness as you can be one of the greatest joys of reading a book. It’s like finding a friend in a sea of strangers. While there is still a lot of stigma associated with these illnesses, many people around the world are… Continue reading Fantasy Fiction Books and Invisible Illnesses
Hello! I am Arun and am seized with a zest for living life on my own terms. Having seen the downside of life, I have chosen to be a Life Wellness Coach and offer support to people. I can say this with a tinge of sadness or anger at what life has given me but… Continue reading MY STICK MY WAY – Story By Arun Mohan
BOHECO is an Agro-based enterprise reimagining the future of Indian agriculture and sustainable living with an aim to remove some of the social stigmas around hemp & cannabis and thereby improve the income and quality of life for farmers. They commenced this journey by manufacturing hemp textiles and lately, have shifted to harnessing the non-narcotic… Continue reading BOHECO – Bombay Hemp Company | review by Chronic Pain India
While living with a Chronic Illness can have its own challenges, books and movies sometimes act as a respite which help us cope with our illnesses better. Today, we have with us, Arun Dahiya who shares her list of recommended reads on ME/ CFS which have impacted her positively.
Hi, I am Shruti Chopra. I have Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and many of its comorbidities. It was an evening in late October 2015 when one evening, I stood up, felt sharp needles being hammered into my legs and feet, I fell back in bed, my legs didn't feel like mine anymore - they'd given way. I… Continue reading My EDS story by Shruti Chopra
About four years ago, in May 2016, I had the first inkling that there is something wrong going on in my brain. A vein on the left side of my brain was pulsating, and I was having a severe anxiety attack. That was the start of my Fibromyalgia. At that time I didn’t know what… Continue reading Fibromyalgia in Men by Manik Gupta
Michelle George, a CFS warrior shares her diagnosis journey on #CFSAwarenessDay!
This World Lupus Day, the wonderful people at Chronic Pain India asked me to share my story with Lupus. A monster we can’t see but we fight every single day. So, here’s the story of a miracle living a miracle (pun intended)!