Blogging the Emotions of Illness

This weekend, Tracy of Moogle’s Thoughts blogged about how the candid and perceptive cancer blog Limbodacious has touched her. In four recent posts, Rae of Limbodacious explores her rage and pain, mourns the loss of the life she thought she’d have, addresses the insensitivity of others, and responds to the people who smile and proclaim, “Cancer is the best thing that ever happened to me.”

It is different to have a life-threatening disease than it is to have a headache disorder, but so many of the emotions and frustrations are this same. Tracy’s poignant post describes how Rae’s experiences with cancer resonate with her experience with migraine.

Don’t normally click through to links? Try it this time; it’s special. Besides, how can you not look at a blog with a great name like Limbodacious?


Fabulous Site for Women with Chronic Illness

ChronicBabe is an awesome new website about enjoying life and having fun while dealing with chronic illness. Here’s a glimpse of the site’s tone and approach. Brilliant!

“If you’re living with a chronic illness and trying to balance healthy living and—whoa—fun, then you’re DEFINITELY in the right place. If you’re sick of reading depressing, clinical dissertations on disease, then you’re going to feel right at home. If you’re hunting for creative approaches to life, come on in. This online community is for babes (who just happen to be chronic).”


Other Headache Blogs

The Daily Headache now has links to other headache and headache-related blogs. They’re all written by other headache sufferers who share their struggles and triumphs with chronic pain.

Know of a blog that’s not on the list? Let me know what it is and I’ll add it.