I am dealing with California’s coronavirus lock-down one week at time and in my own way. Sharing my thoughts, perspectives, and experiences.
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.
Living with chronic pain is messy! Find out how it has messed up my plans and home in this week’s word of the week blog post.
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.
Pain-filled days can lead to emotionally dark moments. That is why counting the various ways I was lifted up during my current flare is so important.
In this month’s linkup I share what I am looking at, playing, joining, invigorated by, and ditching to make living with my chronic illnesses easier, less painful, and more fun!
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?
It is time to apply some good old fashioned spring cleaning to our social media accounts.
Grab your binoculars, looking glasses, and detective kits, because today I am going to share how to spot someone who has a chronic illness!
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.
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!