Autoimmune conditions, Caregiver, Central Pain Syndrome, Centralised Pain Syndrome, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Ehler Danlos Syndrome, fibromyalgia, Hashimoto's disease, IBD, Interstitial Cystitis, invisible illness, Lupus, Muscular Dystrophy, self care, Self Care tips, spoonie, Ulcerative Colitis

Battle Cries & Retreats

Music  A companion when one has had enough of the real world and its trappings. A form of expression that is most universal, across all age, culture & racial barriers. Music is a crutch, an undeniable support system to any situation in life, happy or sad.  A good song boosts your mood and a better… Continue reading Battle Cries & Retreats

Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, invisible illness, self care, Self Care tips

Book Review: The Weight of a Cherry Blossom by Shruti Buddhavarapu

Introduction Living with Chronic Illness is like being in for a new surprise everyday. Despite following all that you have been advised, your body might choose to respond differently to the same factors daily. Bringing together such experiences of day to day life is Shruti Buddhavarapu's book 'The Weight of a Cherry Blossom'. About the… Continue reading Book Review: The Weight of a Cherry Blossom by Shruti Buddhavarapu

Autoimmune conditions, Caregiver, Central Pain Syndrome, Centralised Pain Syndrome, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Ehler Danlos Syndrome, fibromyalgia, Hashimoto's disease, IBD, Interstitial Cystitis, invisible illness, Lupus, Muscular Dystrophy, self care, Self Care tips, spoonie

Gifts for Spoonies

Here are some gift ideas that would be appreciated (hopefully) by the Warriors. They could find it helpful and you would find it liberating. Finally, being able to do something, even remotely useful. So, it's a win-win (as much as it can be in circumstances like this).

Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, self care

A Journey through Invisibility

Sharing with you a poster, conceptualized by Dr. Anubha Mahajan and co-designed by Dr. Anubha. Mahajan and Sagar Mangla for advocating Chronic Pain at the Shared Decision Making Conference held earlier this month. She used this poster to share her story in her speech. Aptly titled 'A Journey through Invisibility' this poster has a story of… Continue reading A Journey through Invisibility

How I_d like you to treat people with an invisible illness!
Caregiver, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, fibromyalgia, invisible illness, mental illness, self care, Self Care tips

How I’d like you to treat people with an invisible illness!

One of the most difficult parts of having an invisible illness like bipolar/depression/schizophrenia/Fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue etc. is that people never really understand the depth of your pain and how much you may be going through. Someone having to live with an invisible illness has to try and do so much more to be able to survive in… Continue reading How I’d like you to treat people with an invisible illness!