chronic illness

Rory O'Neill, AKA Ireland's biggest drag star Panti Bliss, remembers the day he was told he was dying.
BBC journalist Jam Prescod shares five things she’s learnt about laziness through living with lupus.
Hannah Witton shares five things she’s learnt about embarrassment through living with a stoma. Listen and subscribe to Chronic with HuffPost UK's Lucy Pasha-Robinson.
Going 'back to normal' leaves little room for those of us who are more at risk in a Covid world. But the world never really included us in the first place.
"There was one GP who just thought it was all anxiety."
That's why I'm launching Chronic, an unashamedly anti-wellness podcast, focusing on living well alongside chronic illness, writes Lucy Pasha-Robinson.
Conditions like my colitis might make me seem ‘flaky’ or unresponsive – but just know a little compassion goes a long way.
Ultimately, it didn’t matter what we called my disease. What mattered was learning to live with it.
Multiple sclerosis has taught me how to surrender to periods of chaos and, in turn, appreciate the wonderful stretches of calm.
Covid-19 means accessibility has suddenly become everybody's priority. It should stay that way, writes Mari Ramsawakh.