Exercising with arthritis and fibromyalgia can be challenging due to the pain, stiffness, and fatigue. In this post, we explore the difficulties of following an exercise program and provide strategies to help navigate the challenges, including finding the right exercise program, coping with pain and fatigue, addressing mental health concerns, and seeking support. Discover how to identify the challenges and find solutions to stay active and manage these conditions effectively.
Are you living with arthritis or fibromyalgia and looking for exercises you can do at home? Look no further than Sofa Yoga! Designed to help people with chronic illness practice yoga from their own sofa, this program offers a variety of routines tailored to your specific needs. Learn more about the benefits of this form of exercise and discover how it can help improve your quality of life.
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”
If you’re suffering from ball of foot pain or metatarsalgia, these products can help provide relief without a prescription.
As a chronic pain patient, there are few things more comforting than a warm body soak in the bath. The relaxation of Epsom salt and Arnica can provide physical and emotional relief from pain, inflammation, and stress that comes with psoriatic arthritis or fibromyalgia. In today’s review blog post on the Village Naturals Body SoakContinue reading “Village Naturals Therapy Body Soak With Arnica And Epsom Salt For Chronic Pain and Fatigue Review”
Living with a chronic illness poses many challenges. When faced with the reality of such a diagnosis, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and feel like you’ll never be able to manage them. That’s why reflection is so important. By taking time to assess where you are in your journey, you can gain perspective and hopeContinue reading “How I Use Reflection to Manage My Chronic Illness Life”
For many, the holiday season is filled with joy, but for those living with a chronic illness, it can be difficult to enjoy. The hustle and bustle of preparing for the holidays and the pressure to keep up with family traditions can lead to feelings of guilt and overwhelm. However, it’s important to remember thatContinue reading “How To Let Go Of Holiday Guilt When You Have A Chronic Illness”
For those of us managing chronic pain, staying warm and comfortable is a top priority. But when you’re in a wheelchair, it can be difficult to find the right clothing that meets your needs. That’s why an extra-long puffy jacket is a perfect solution for people with chronic pain. Let’s take a look at whyContinue reading “5 Ways This Extra-Long Puffy Jacket Meets My Chronic Illness Life Needs”
On November 1, 2020, Christina Applegate announced that she had been diagnosed with MS. In a recent interview with The New York Times, the actress said that she regrets not catching her symptoms sooner and wished that she had paid attention. “If only I’d noticed sooner” is what nearly everyone with psoriatic arthritis, multiple sclerosis,Continue reading “Top Autoimmune Patient Regret and How To Let it Go with Journaling”
The holidays are a time for family, friends, and festivities. But if you’re living with a chronic illness, the holiday season can also be a time of increased stress and anxiety. There’s pressure to attend parties and gatherings, to meet expectations, and to make the season “perfect.” On top of all that, chronic pain andContinue reading “Chronic Illness Holiday Survival Guide – The Time To Start Planning Is Now!”
In order to better cope with chronic illness, it’s important to understand that different seasons will come and go. Each season requires different types of attention. Some require more assistance than others. Yet happiness and sadness can be found in all chronic illness life seasons. This week’s journal prompt helps you define your current season.
If you suffer from fibromyalgia, arthritis, or any other condition that limits your mobility, you know the constant itchiness that comes along with it. Traditional back scratchers just don’t cut it—they’re either too flimsy to reach those hard-to-reach spots, or they’re made of materials that scrape rather than scratch the itch. Many materials trigger anContinue reading “Bearback Back Scratcher Review – The Best Back Scratcher for Those with Arthritis or Fibromyalgia”
Chronic illness can be difficult to manage, but practicing patience is essential. This blog post provides helpful insights into the importance of patience and how to practice it. If you are struggling to be patient, remember that you are not alone. There are many others who understand what you’re going through. Connecting with others who have a chronic illness can be a great way to find support and understanding.
If you’re living with a chronic illness, getting enough sleep should be a top priority. This week’s journal prompt and these tips can help make it happen.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Looking for a cute and comfortable Thanksgiving t-shirt? Check out these designs that are perfect for people with chronic illnesses like fibromyalgia and arthritis. These shirts are made to be soft, stretchy, and breathable, so you’ll stay comfortable all day long.
If you’re living with fibromyalgia, then you know just how frustrating and unpredictable the symptoms can be. Keeping track of everything – from your daily pain levels to what seems to aggravate your symptoms – is critical for managing your condition, but it can also be a lot of work. Luckily, there are many benefitsContinue reading “15 Fibromyalgia Symptom Journal Benefits and Drawbacks”