At Least You Don’t Have….

Has anyone attempted to comfort you by saying “At least you don’t have…”? Have you comforted yourself with the same thought? he thing is, no matter how you end this phrase, it is never okay to say, not even to yourself! And here is why!

TIME IS NOTHING BUT NUMBERS ON A CLOCK WHEN RIDING OUT A FLARE

To this day I struggle with the notion that I need to be awake and working during a particular set of hours. But I am getting better at not allowing this way of thinking to prolong my flares. Because that is exactly what happens when I do fight.

The Disabled Diva Blog Weekend Recap May 27-31, 2019

The Disabled Diva Blog recap May 27, 2020. Take a peek into my on the go chronic pain relief bag and get tips to improve your summer vacation.

SAVE YOUR VACATION WITH THESE TIPS!

Don’t let your chronic pain or an injury be the reason you end your vacation early. Here are some tips to keep the good times rolling!

A PEEK INTO MY “ON THE GO” PAIN RELIEF BAG

Before you plan your next vacation or outing, take a peek into my on the go chronic pain relief bag. These items allow me to stay out longer!

The Disabled Diva Blog Weekend Recap May 20-24, 2019

This week’s blog recap includes skin cancer prevention tips, how to have a great vacation despite your chronic illness, and more!

Did your chronic illness insist that you spend your vacation in bed?

Through the years I have not only made changes to how I address and relieve my chronic pain, but I have made changes to how I vacation too!
Here are a few tips to help you better enjoy your summer vacation!

You See Her and Think……

You see this young girl lying on a park bench, what is your first thought?
Don’t tell me what you think I want to hear or what you know would be most acceptable to be said, but tell me what your true first thought was………

Healing takes time, don’t rush it!

You’d think that after living with multiple chronic illnesses for as long as I have that I would have this waiting game down pat. I’m improving, but boy is it tough!

Why I Fear Doctors, Hospitals, and Test Results

I know my body well. In fact, I know better than any test or doctor. Not to sound conceited, but not one test or scan has ever shown the destruction that has been taking place in my abdomen since 2003. NOT ONE!! However, my theories have been validated in surgery and each surgery was proved necessary.

Make Your Bed More Comfortable for Under $50

It wasn’t until I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis, endometriosis, degenerative disc disease, and coccydynia that I learned to value and appreciate a comfortable bed.

Spring Clean Your Chronic Life: Scour Your Social Media Feed

It is time to apply some good old fashioned spring cleaning to our social media accounts.

HOW TO SPOT SOMEONE WITH A CHRONIC ILLNESS

Grab your binoculars, looking glasses, and detective kits, because today I am going to share how to spot someone who has a chronic illness!

Chronic Life: Does the waiting ever end?

Living with one or multiple chronic illnesses involves a LOT of waiting. We wait for doctor appointments, test results, pain relief, cures, diagnoses, people to understand, and so much more. But does it ever end? There is no simple answer to this question.

How Charlie’s Angels Prepared Me to Live with a Chronic Illness

Little did I know that a show about beautiful, strong, and intelligent women would also give me the “know-how” I would need to survive life with not just one, but multiple chronic illnesses!

Spring Clean Your Chronic Life

Living with multiple chronic illnesses such as fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis can be messy and the following tips will make cleaning up that mess less painful!

What Happens When I Live My Old Life

Between the false hope, my doctors issued and the pressure from friends and family to get better, making changes to how I lived never crossed my mind. But it should have and here is why:

Telling me that it could be worse won’t make me feel better

The words “it could be worse” are often shared as a way to offer comfort to someone going through a painful time, but they could do more harm than good. Discover alternative phrases that offer encouragement and compassion.

One PEMF Device, Two Years, Tons of Pain Relief!

How two years of pemf therapy with Oska Pulse improved my daily pain levels from fibromyalgia, arthritis, and inflammation.

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