Blog Posts - Living Abroad With Chronic Illness



My Flare Survival Kit

This is my flare survival kit, which includes medications, supplements, and things I need to make myself comfortable when flares hit suddenly. Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Aug 25, 2016

What Is A Flare?

A friend recently asked me, "What is a flare?" Flares are a sudden increase in symptoms from my normal day-to-day levels of energy, fatigue and pain. Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Aug 21, 2016

My Several Worlds Is Heading In A New Direction

Finding joy in the aftermath of incurable illness has been very hard, but I am still a global citizen of the world, and I have much to offer readers that are interested in expat life and teaching abroad, and in regards to living with chronic illness.
by My Several Worlds on Mar 15, 2016

Chronic Illness – Pacing For Pain Management

Today's post is about chronic illness and pacing for pain management and why it's important to people who are chronically ill, like me. Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Sep 28, 2015

Fibro-What? Kicking Fibromyalgia To The Curb (Not Really)

My struggle with the severe and debilitating symptoms of Fibromyalgia in Taiwan as a Canadian expat. Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Sep 8, 2015

Fibro-What? Kicking Fibromyalgia To The Curb

My struggle with the severe and debilitating symptoms of Fibromyalgia and dealing with the health system in Taiwan as a Canadian expat. Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Sep 8, 2015

70 Facts About My Invisible Illness You Might Not Know

Today is World AS Awareness Day, and today's post is for everyone who suffers from an invisible illness like Ankylosing Spondylitis. There is still so much that even my family and closest friends don’t know. Please read on if you'd like to learn mo...
by My Several Worlds on May 2, 2015

Living with AS and the Walk Your AS Off 2015 Walk-A-Thon

I have Ankylosing Spondylitis, a form of autoimmune arthritis. My team, The Walking Spondies, is looking for walkers to join in the Walk Your A.S. Off 2015 Walk-a-thon. Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Feb 25, 2015

Healthcare in Taiwan: Medication Usage and Patient Safety

A major drawback to healthcare in Taiwan: Doctors rarely discuss possible drug interactions, side effects, or medication usage with patients. Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Nov 26, 2014


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