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.
Fun Valentine’s Day gift ideas that show your partner how much you love them while respecting the boundaries of their chronic illness.
While I want you to enjoy your Christmas eve and day celebrations, I also want you to take care of yourself. Here is a free downloadable checklist to help you do just that!
I am not kidding when I say the chronically ill must be flexible with their plans. Between chronic pain, surprise flares, and unexpected accidents, it’s a miracle that anything ever goes as planned. Find out what threw my last minute Christmas prep plans for a loop and how I plan to deal with it!
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!
Whether it the weather has you down or a chronic illness is to blame, there’s no better time to curl up in bed or on the sofa to watch a festive holiday film or classic show. Here are my top 25 favorite Christmas movies and shows and where you can find them to watch too
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!
There is nothing normal about living with multiple chronic illnesses. So why do we expect ourselves to adhere to a holiday schedule that many healthy people struggle to keep up with? Today I am sharing why holiday timelines don’t work with chronic illness/pain.
It isn’t unusual for people (healthy or chronically ill) to push themselves to do more than they normally would throughout the holiday season. No matter how well we looked after our health the rest of the year, many of us come down with a case of holiday amnesia.
Today I want to tell you that it is okay to not be okay with traveling during the holiday season! And here is why!
Fall back in love with the season of Christmas and dominate your holiday by following these tips!
There is one list that is far more important than any other, in fact it is even more important than who is on Santa’s naughty or nice list!! Do you know what that is? It is the Chronic Holiday To-Do List!!
My definition of a successful Thanksgiving is one in which doesn’t trigger my chronic illnesses, increase my pain level, nor does it take days or weeks to recover from. Here are some tips to help you achieve the same!
Dominate the holiday season with these energy saving gift ideas.
Halloween can be a difficult time for people who have suffered a past trauma. What seems to be harmless fun for some can trigger paralyzing memories for others.
Memories of childhood abuse, rape, domestic abuse, military combat, natural disasters, and/or violent attacks may be unleashed by a number of things, many which cannot be avoided throughout the Halloween season. Some of these triggers include, but are not limited to…….
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