Welcome to the first province/territory we will cover in this series – “Marriage Equality by Province”. You will be able to find your province/territory and see how marriage or cohabitation with a common law spouse will affect your application for provincial/territorial disability benefits. I live in British Columbia, where I first started to understand just…Read More British Columbia – Marriage Equality by Province
What makes a disability “invisible”? It is as straightforward as it sounds – if you can’t actually notice someone’s disability right away, it is invisible. Many chronic pain patients are considered to have invisible disabilities. Unless you have something signalling to the outside world that you have a disability, like a guide dog or hearing…Read More What makes a disability “invisible”?
The audacity to think that anyone could ever really understand how to cope with CRPS! The only thing that is for certain is that this disease a different experience for everyone who has it. Our common ground, however, is that we have to keep coping. We have to get better at it. So we may…Read More Coping with CRPS
Chronic illness and pain life can be hard, friends. I’ve had some serious ups and downs since developing illness. How long did it take you to find other chronic pain people ? I tried to start a chronic pain support group in my community but that didn’t last. Eventually I figured out that all the…Read More Welcome to the site! Let me tell you why I’m here.