Today, I want to share a bit of my journey with chronic fatigue. It’s a tough road, but through the ups and downs, I’ve found some strategies that really make a difference in my chronic life. Let’s dive in together. Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links. I am an Amazon and Walmart affiliate. I mayContinue reading “My Journey with Chronic Fatigue: Finding Energy and Joy in Daily Life”
In this blog post, we will explore the concept of practicing gratitude in the midst of a challenging journey with chronic pain, particularly during the Thanksgiving season. We’ll discuss how chronic pain can often overshadow the joy and thankfulness that should accompany the holiday, but also how it is possible to cultivate gratitude despite theContinue reading “How to Practice Gratitude with Chronic Pain This Thanksgiving”
Welcome to the beginning of an inspiring journey. Today, I am opening the door to a unique series of chronic illness fiction that will delve deep into the lives of extraordinary individuals who confront the challenges of chronic conditions with unwavering courage and resilience. Each story in this series is a glimpse into a worldContinue reading “The Rubik’s Cube of Life with Fibromyalgia”
Halloween is an eagerly anticipated holiday filled with ghoulish delight and spooky festivities, but for those living with chronic pain, the prospect of enjoying the season’s excitement can be daunting. If you or someone you know grapples with chronic pain conditions like fibromyalgia, autoimmune arthritis, or migraines, this video is a must-watch. I’ll uncover valuableContinue reading “Navigating Halloween with Chronic Pain: Tips for a Spooktacular Time”
Are you tired of shouldering the weight of self-blame for those chronic pain flares that seemingly come out of nowhere? It’s a common struggle, but today, I am here to tell you that it’s time to release that burden and embrace your beautiful reality. In this episode, titled “Embrace Reality: Letting Go of Self-Blame forContinue reading “Letting Go of Self-Blame for Flares in Chronic Pain – Podcast S3 E21”
Welcome to my latest podcast episode, a candid exploration of a topic that resonates deeply with many living with chronic illness – “Breaking Free from Chronic Illness Guilt.” I’m Cynthia, your host, and in today’s episode, we’re going to embark on a journey through the complex emotions of guilt that often accompany chronic health conditions.Continue reading “Breaking Free from Chronic Illness Guilt – Podcast S3 E20”
Hey everyone, before we dive into this review, I want to make it crystal clear that this is an unsolicited review. I personally purchased the KYSMOTIC Gel Seat Cushion, and the brand has never approached me for this video. Now, here’s the thing: I’m an Amazon Affiliate. That means, at no extra cost to you,Continue reading “How the KYSOMOTIC Gel Seat Cushion Saved My Tailbone: A Chronic Pain Product Review”
Welcome aboard The Disabled Diva podcast! I’m your host, Cynthia, and I’m thrilled to have you join me on this journey of exploration and conversation. Together, we’ll dive into the intriguing topics that have been sparking discussions within my vibrant online communities: The Disabled Diva’s Chronic Pain community and the Psoriatic Arthritis community, hosted byContinue reading “What I Had to Accept to Move Forward in My Chronic Life – Podcast S3 E18”
Each month I present a topic relating to life with psoriatic arthritis and lead a discussion in WebMD’s Psoriatic Arthritis Community on Facebook. This month’s presentation was about the grief cycle and how it applies to life with psoriatic arthritis. Watch or read the presentation, listen to my discussion answers, then keep the conversation goingContinue reading “Navigating the Emotional Rollercoaster: The Grief Cycle and Psoriatic Arthritis”
Communication discussion points for creating effective communication strategies for chronic illness patients and their loved ones.
Are you tired of living with chronic pain and searching for a solution that doesn’t involve expensive salon visits or cumbersome treatments? If so, it’s time to explore the world of red light therapy. The Red Light Belt from ComfyTemp offers a convenient and effective at-home therapy option that may just be the answer you’veContinue reading “Red Light Belt from ComfyTemp – Discover Pain Relief at Home”
Did you miss this month’s live chat in The Disabled Diva’s Chronic Pain Community on Facebook? No problem! You can watch my presentation on the power of connection through effective communication in the context of chronic illness here. In this insightful presentation, we delve into the challenges faced by those of us living with chronicContinue reading “The Power of Connection: Exploring Communication Strategies for Chronic Illness”
Welcome to July’s chronic illness live chats, where the power of conversation and connection takes center stage! This month, I am thrilled to announce two engaging events that aim to bring together individuals facing unique challenges and provide them with a supportive platform. Join me for an insightful discussion in WebMD’s Psoriatic Arthritis Community asContinue reading “July’s Chronic Illness Live Chats: Join the Conversation and Connect!”
Forty fibromyalgia flare fighting products for reducing pain, providing comfort, and helping you get back to having fun!
When it comes to choosing mobility aids for chronic pain, there should be no judgments or predetermined hierarchy. The key is to find the right mobility aid that enhances your life, reduces pain, and allows you to maintain your independence. Every individual’s needs are unique, and what matters most is finding a solution that catersContinue reading “Mobility Aids for Chronic Pain: Empowering Independence and Pain Relief”
Welcome to an exciting month of connection and empowerment! I am thrilled to announce two upcoming live chat sessions that I will be hosting in June. In these engaging discussions, we will dive into essential topics for those living with chronic illness. First, we will explore psoriatic arthritis summer travel tips, equipping you with invaluableContinue reading “Chronic Illness Live Chats June 2023”
Summer is here, and for many, that often equates to many sleepless nights due to chronic illness and pain. Catch some zzz’s with these sleep tips! Extreme temperatures and heat waves are just two reasons that those of us with chronic illnesses struggle to sleep during the summer months. Summer storms, extra activities, stress, andContinue reading “Summer Sleep Tips”
Neck pain can be extremely debilitating, taking away from your quality of life and preventing you from sleeping soundly at night. If you suffer from chronic neck pain, you’re probably constantly on the lookout for ways to get relief. One solution that’s worth trying is the Elviros Cervical Memory Foam Pillow. In this product review,Continue reading “Elviros Cervical Memory Foam Pillow For Neck Pain – Product Review”
Looking for a reliable and effective solution to alleviate neck and shoulder pain? Check out our review of the Comfytech weighted heating pad.
Spring cleaning can be daunting for anyone, but for those with chronic pain conditions like fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis, the mere thought of tackling the task can be overwhelming. However, what if I told you that decluttering your living space can actually improve your physical and mental well-being? In this article, we’ll explore the therapeuticContinue reading “Why Spring Cleaning is the Ultimate Fibromyalgia and Psoriatic Arthritis Form of Self-Care”