As many of you know, I am never short on chronic illness topics to write about! It would be of no surprise if you missed a few posts throughout the year. That is why I decided to put together a top 19 blog and social media posts of 2019 list together.
Whether you are a new follower or a long-time reader, take a peek and see if your favorites made the list and/or discover what you missed!
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Let the countdown begin!
I don’t know about you, but there are days when I feel I should win an Oscar for my performance!
While we have to hunt and fight for effective chronic illness treatments, we don’t have to look far for unwanted and ineffective advice. Here is The Advice I am Glad I Did Not Take.
Psoriatic arthritis warriors gained a new member, Kim Kardashian-West.
One would think that receiving a chronic illness diagnosis would be sufficient. But as I explain in I Don’t Believe in That Disease, not every doctor accepts the diagnosis of another, even when you do!
F Words That Describe Living With Fibromyalgia…. and let me be the first to say that FUN is NOT one of them!
To have someone suggest that we are just getting out due to something we did wrong in our past is disgusting and wrong on so many levels.
Choosing a Mobility Aid That Fits Your Needs and Lifestyle has helped many with limited mobility find the aid to keep them moving!
Fighting for our health is exhausting and frustrating, but if we don’t do it, nobody else will!
Why I Fear Doctors, Hospitals, and Test Results revealed how terribly the chronically ill are treated. While I share my experience in this post, many later shared their similar experiences with me. To say it is shocking is an understatement.
Not gonna lie, knowing that so many related to being made to feel like their chronic illness wasn’t valid broke my heart.
This late in the year post is being read by thousands every day! My hope is that everyone is finding something to bring them some relief! Read 40 Fibromyalgia Flare Fighting Products.
When we get answers we are able to rest and address our pain.
The Cost of Living with Fibromyalgia revealed that the price we pay goes far beyond monetary expenses.
Many of us have had our pain dismissed or ignored because of our weight.
It appears we all agree that fibromyalgia can be downright embarrassing! Which of the Seven Embarrassing Symptoms of Fibromyalgia bothers you the most?
Something became clear to me this year….. If I enter the ER with an unexplained pain I am treated like crap… Whereas if I visit after a car accident, fall, or like most recently when I was run over by a wheelchair at Disneyland, I am treated with respect.
I think it is safe to say, nobody likes being told: “At least you don’t have cancer!”
My most popular blog post this year was Four Wearable Pain Relief Devices for Fibromyalgia and Arthritis. With so many awesome options, it is no wonder everyone was sharing it with their friends and family!
2020 is going to be an amazing year! How do I know this? Because 2019 was one of my best even with all my chronic illness challenges and my plan for 2020 is to continue to new find ways to work with and around them.
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