Chronic Illness and Memory-keeping: Why It Is Important to Describe Your Symptoms as They Happen

Find out why memory-keeping is an important part of chronic illness. This post describes the importance of describing your symptoms as graphically as you can while experiencing them, and how that information will help you in the future.

Chronic Illness Flare Amnesia: What Is It And How Can Journaling Help?

What is chronic illness flare amnesia? Why does it happen? And how journaling can help improve the lives of the chronically ill!

How A Passive Exercise Machine Reduces My Worst Chronic Pain

Who would have thought that a passive exercise machine could relieve chronic pain? Here is one device that should be considered!

My Chronic Life November 2021 Update

The Disabled Diva shares her chronic life update for November 2021. What life was like with fibromyalgia, psoriatic arthritis, and endometriosis.

5 Ways The Alike Health App Benefits Patients and Their Doctors

Discover how the Alike Health App can improve living with chronic illness and your healthcare.

My Chronic Life October 2021 Update

The Disabled Diva shares her chronic life update for October 2021. What life was like with fibromyalgia, psoriatic arthritis, and endometriosis.

My Chronic Life September 2021 Update

My chronic life update for September 2021. How I managed living with fibromyalgia, psoriatic arthritis, and other fun stuff nobody should ever have to experience.

After Hysterectomy Endometriosis Symptoms And Problems, My Never-Ending Nightmare

The after hysterectomy endometriosis symptoms and problems that have made my life a living nightmare.

Why This Chronically Ill Wheelchair User Stopped Attending Church In Person

Attending church as a chronically ill wheelchair user is difficult for many reasons. Accessibility is just one of the challenges, here are more!

Can Cats Detect Illness In Humans? This One Detected Mine Better Than Any Doctor!

Can Cats Detect Illness In Humans is available in both audio and written formats—press play to listen or scroll to continue reading. Earlier this week, my feline fur baby Rocky passed away. He was 21 years old. Rocky was more than a pet. He, as my daughter and I joked, was my soul cat! IContinue reading “Can Cats Detect Illness In Humans? This One Detected Mine Better Than Any Doctor!”

How To Find Your New Normal After A Chronic Illness Diagnosis

Trying to find your new normal after a chronic illness diagnosis is not as easy as you may think. Here are a few reasons why!

Endometriosis Myths I Wish Were True

#Endometriosis #myths hurt women as much as the condition itself. Here are three misconceptions that would be good news if only they were true.

#womenshealth #healthcare #wellness #hysterectomy #pelvicpain #abdominalpain #painfulperiods

Endometriosis Resources for Women of All Ages

Endometriosis resources for women of all ages. One in ten women suffers from this painful and debilitating illness. Here’s what else you need to know!

My Word of the Week is Brought to You by Queen and David Bowie: Under Pressure

My week can be summed up by the song Under Pressure from Queen and David Bowie. Feeling pressured to feel better faster, do what others want, etc.

Endometriosis Awareness Month: The Diagnosis and the Ill-Fated Treatment That Resulted in a Lifetime of Pain and Why No Surgeon is Willing to Help

My endometriosis diagnosis provided an answer, while an ill-fated treatment created more pain than I could ever imagine, and why I will never improve.

My Word of the Week is Limited * How My Current Chronic Pain Flare is Limiting My Time, Energy, Ability, and Patience. How I am Getting By without Giving Up!

My current chronic pain flare has limited my time, energy, ability, and patience. This is how I am getting by without giving up.

Your Flare Will End In 5 Days! Would a Recovery Time Frame Make Getting Through Your Next Chronic Pain/Illness Flare Less Frustrating?

Lack of a chronic pain/illness flare recovery time frame leads to frustration, guilt, and depression. Is having one unrealistic? It may not be!

Word of the Week * TIRED * Living with Incurable Abdominal Chronic Pain

My word of the week is TIRED! Unless someone lives with chronic pain, they have no idea how tiring it can be or how long it takes to recover from a flare.

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