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.
Category Archives: Holidays with Chronic Illness
I Made it Thru the Holidays Without Catching This Common Chronic Disease
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.
Don’t travel this holiday season if……
Today I want to tell you that it is okay to not be okay with traveling during the holiday season! And here is why!
Six Ways to Dominate Christmas With a Chronic Illness
Dominate Christmas with chronic illness. How to make this holiday season merry and less painful!
The Chronic Holiday To-Do List
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!!
The Secret to a Successful Thanksgiving
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 Holidays with These Energy Saving Gift Ideas
Dominate the holiday season with these energy saving gift ideas.
Protect Yourself From Trauma Triggers This Halloween
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…….
Three Ways to Prevent an Anxiety Attack During the Holidays
This post contains affiliate links. Meaning that, at no additional cost to you, I earn a commission from sales. Guest Post Written By Abigail Covert If you’re like me and suffer from anxiety the holidays can be a pretty stressful time of year. Here’s a few tips to avoid stress this holiday season. 1. AvoidContinue reading “Three Ways to Prevent an Anxiety Attack During the Holidays”
The Year of Christmas
**UPDATE** October 31, 2016 While my friends and family are stressing over trying to figure out when they are going to have either or both the time or energy to put up their trees and decorate for Christmas, I am relaxed and ready to partake in loads of holiday fun! The year of Christmas hasContinue reading “The Year of Christmas”