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”
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!”
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A list of chronic illness community support groups. Includes general and specific diseases such as fibromyalgia, autoimmune, arthritis, etc.
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Join The Disabled Diva for 30 Days of Chronic Thankfulness. It is gratitude with a chronic attitude! Learn more here!
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Pain management modifications to help you keep up with your most important holiday traditions while preventing and limiting fibromyalgia and arthritis flares from ruining your entire holiday season.
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Funny memes that perfectly describe what it is like to have a chronic illness during the holidays.
Allergy friendly cookies to serve your gluten, dairy, and nut free friends and family!
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Life with one or more chronic illnesses is tough. Yet each year we expect our pain riddled bodies to keep up with the ghosts of Christmas or holiday past. Here are a few suggestions to help you survive the holidays!