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Category Archives: Endometriosis
How to Use A Chronic Illness Tracker to Optimize Your Exercise Routine
Living with a chronic illness can be very challenging. Symptoms can be unpredictable, and the pain can be unbearable at times. This makes it difficult to exercise, as one might not know when they have reached their limit until they push too far. But that’s where journaling comes in! By tracking your symptoms and yourContinue reading “How to Use A Chronic Illness Tracker to Optimize Your Exercise Routine”
How Do You Deal With the Emotions That Chronic Pain Stirs Up?
Chronic pain can be difficult to deal with, but it’s important to acknowledge that it stirs up emotions. This journal prompt deals with negative emotions related to chronic pain.
How Journaling Can Help You Find Your Way With Chronic Illness
At the core of chronic illness is uncertainty. Having a journal can help you find your way through it. Here are some benefits that come with keeping a journal when living with chronic illness and how writing in your journal can help improve your daily life.
Chronic Illness Life Journal for Beginners
If you’re living with a chronic illness, then this journal is for you! It can help to track the highs and lows of your daily life in order to better understand your condition. This journal is perfect for newly diagnosed patients or those who find acknowledging their chronic pain and symptoms overwhelming. With enough detail, patterns of flares and triggers should become visible, helping you to modify and improve your life. Excited to start tracking your journey? Pick up a copy today!
The Frustration of Explaining Chronic Illness Life
Sometimes, explaining what it’s like to live with a chronic illness can be frustrating — especially when people don’t understand. Here is a journal prompt to help you deal with your frustration and come up with an easier explanation.
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!
Chronic Illness Journal Prompts
24 chronic illness journal prompts to inspire and guide your journaling journey.
How To Share Your Endometriosis Story
Share your endometriosis story on The Disabled Diva Blog. Sharing your experience helps the newly diagnosed and raises awareness.
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!
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.
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.
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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!
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.