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.
The after hysterectomy endometriosis symptoms and problems that have made my life a living nightmare.
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 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!”
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 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. One in ten women suffers from this painful and debilitating illness. Here’s what else you need to know!
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.
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 current chronic pain flare has limited my time, energy, ability, and patience. This is how I am getting by without giving up.
Lack of a chronic pain/illness flare recovery time frame leads to frustration, guilt, and depression. Is having one unrealistic? It may not be!
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.
Get this powerful, 20-page eBook and learn how to incorporate essential oils, botanicals, Epsom salt, CBD and other skin nourishing ingredients to elevate your bath and body routine!
Funny memes that perfectly describe what it is like to have a chronic illness during the holidays.
How many times have had an appointment with a new doctor only to have them ignore, dismiss, or laugh at your symptoms and concerns? What if you could interview doctors before scheduling an appointment?
Wearable pain relief devices to keep your chronic pain on the down low and you on the go!
This month we are scaring up healthy habits! No tricks just a bag full of treats for your body and mind.
Living with chronic pain can be difficult, but with careful planning you can enjoy your life despite your chronic pain!
20 years of living with chronic pain have taught me that no plan is complete without a backup plan! Today was the perfect example. Wanting to spend the 4th of July at Disneyland but not wanting to exhaust myself with a full day visit, my husband and I decided we’d enjoy 4-5 evening hours thereContinue reading “The Importance of a Backup Plan”
Your chronic pain/illness journey is as unique as your fingerprint. Just like your fingerprint, no one is going to experience the exact same thing, even if they have all the same illnesses/pains. How each body reacts to treatment, allergies, access to different types of treatments, nutritional intake, climate, support, mental health, and so many otherContinue reading “Your Chronic Illness/Pain Journey is as Unique as Your Fingerprint!”