This page will be a collection of other resources that I come across that I think might be helpful to those who are struggling with chronic pain and illness. Check back frequently for updated information.
Helpful Blogs About Chronic Pain
https://www.lifeinslowmotionblog.com — Blog and resources maintained by Esther Smith, a fellow chronic pain sufferer, who approaches pain and illness from a counseling and Christian perspective.
https://calledtowatch.com/ — Blog by Emily Maurits, who especially ministers to those who support and love someone in chronic pain. Emily has close relatives who are dealing with serious illnesses, and I appreciate her giving voice to the perspective of the “watchers” among us.
Joniandfriends.org — One of the pioneers in Christian ministry among the disabled and one of the more inspiring stories you will ever hear.
https://undeniablysara.com/ — This blog deals especially with Complex Traumatic Stress Disorder, Migraines, and Depression. It is refreshingly honest and written from the perspective of faith. I don’t these particular ailments, but I’m still encouraged by the blog.
https://fightingwithfibro.com/ — Here’s a great blog about a woman’s struggle with Fibro and her advocacy to help others fight.
http://tiffanykairos.com/ — Tiffany is a believer who keeps up an excellent blog full of practical insights gained from her battle with epilepsy.
http://sgwilloughby.com/ — For Teenagers: This is a blog, conference, and ministry from Sarah Willoughby, a teenage believer who is reaching out to other hurting teens. Clearly, there are not a lot of resources for teens with chronic illness, but this is good not just because it is rare, but it is also high quality.
https://www.sunshinebehavioralhealth.com/resources/mental-health-resources-for-fibromyalgia/ — This is a website that offers some mental health resources specifically for Fibromyalgia. They encourage a full-orbed approach to managing the symptoms. “As this is a condition without a cure, managing the disease through a variety of methods is necessary.”