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Supporting people impacted by Complex Chronic Illness.

CCI Support Blog

The CCI Support Blog is a look at life with Chronic Illnesses written in an informal or conversational style.  If you would like to contribute to this blog, please contact your Health and Wellness Facilitator.

AGM 2022

The Complex Chronic Illness Support AGM is coming up. You can find out more information here!!

Preventing Long COVID

Written by Rosamund Vallings MB BS, featured on www.anzmes.org.nz  We know that any viral illness will be followed by a post-viral phase.  During this time the body is theoretically in “recovery mode.” Even after a simple cold, a person can be left feeling...

Pets

Pets! They are such wonderful sources of  unconditional love, support, and connection. Research has shown that having a pet can be helpful for your mental and physical health. They provide much more than just companionship, as they can help reduce your stress...

In loving Memory: Judy

Judy Matthew 22-7-1946 to 24-2-2022: Eulogy  It’s my privilege to bring you an overview of Judy’s life.  Judy’s parents were missionaries in China in the late 1930s and in 1941 as the war progressed were captured by the Japanese and spent the rest of the war...

Annabelle’s South Island trip

I haven’t been back to the South Island since 1999! So, my memory of it was beginning to fade. We packed our tent and bits and headed off trailer in tow to Wellington after saying goodbye to our dog and house sitter. Stopped off for premade sandwiches (a thing that...

When you grieve for what was…

Personal Story from one of our members. When you grieve for what was... 🙁 🙁 🙁 A couple of kind, enquiring messages from friends recently made me realise that I haven’t really posted much about my health and what’s been going on for the last year and a half, so I...