Summer is here, and for many, that often equates to many sleepless nights due to chronic illness and pain. Catch some zzz’s with these sleep tips! Extreme temperatures and heat waves are just two reasons that those of us with chronic illnesses struggle to sleep during the summer months. Summer storms, extra activities, stress, andContinue reading “Summer Sleep Tips”
Category Archives: Chronic Lifestyle Tips
Sleep Soundly: LC-dolida Sleep Headphones Bluetooth Headband for Side Sleepers – A Comprehensive Review
Welcome to The Disabled Diva’s comprehensive review of the LC-dolida Sleep Headphones Bluetooth Headband for Side Sleepers. In today’s fast-paced world, quality sleep has become a rare and precious commodity. We often find ourselves struggling to relax, unwind, and achieve the restorative rest our bodies and minds desperately need. That’s where innovative sleep-enhancing products likeContinue reading “Sleep Soundly: LC-dolida Sleep Headphones Bluetooth Headband for Side Sleepers – A Comprehensive Review”
Yana Cooling Body Pillow Review – A Chronic Pain Dream Come True?
Learn why the Yana cooling body pillow with cool gel is ideal for people living with chronic pain from fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis in this full review.
Elviros Cervical Memory Foam Pillow For Neck Pain – Product Review
Neck pain can be extremely debilitating, taking away from your quality of life and preventing you from sleeping soundly at night. If you suffer from chronic neck pain, you’re probably constantly on the lookout for ways to get relief. One solution that’s worth trying is the Elviros Cervical Memory Foam Pillow. In this product review,Continue reading “Elviros Cervical Memory Foam Pillow For Neck Pain – Product Review”
Why Spring Cleaning is the Ultimate Fibromyalgia and Psoriatic Arthritis Form of Self-Care
Spring cleaning can be daunting for anyone, but for those with chronic pain conditions like fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis, the mere thought of tackling the task can be overwhelming. However, what if I told you that decluttering your living space can actually improve your physical and mental well-being? In this article, we’ll explore the therapeuticContinue reading “Why Spring Cleaning is the Ultimate Fibromyalgia and Psoriatic Arthritis Form of Self-Care”
How To Adapt To Chronic Illness Life Without Losing Hope
Learn how to adapt to your chronic illness life with pain without giving up hope of healing. Get tips on adapting to your body’s needs and using adaptive tools to make life easier. Show your body compassion by listening and taking action!
Exercising With Arthritis And Fibromyalgia – Identifying The Challenges And Finding Solutions
Exercising with arthritis and fibromyalgia can be challenging due to the pain, stiffness, and fatigue. In this post, we explore the difficulties of following an exercise program and provide strategies to help navigate the challenges, including finding the right exercise program, coping with pain and fatigue, addressing mental health concerns, and seeking support. Discover how to identify the challenges and find solutions to stay active and manage these conditions effectively.
How to Use A Chronic Illness Tracker to Optimize Your Exercise Routine
Living with a chronic illness can be very challenging. Symptoms can be unpredictable, and the pain can be unbearable at times. This makes it difficult to exercise, as one might not know when they have reached their limit until they push too far. But that’s where journaling comes in! By tracking your symptoms and yourContinue reading “How to Use A Chronic Illness Tracker to Optimize Your Exercise Routine”
How To Let Go Of Holiday Guilt When You Have A Chronic Illness
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”
5 Ways This Extra-Long Puffy Jacket Meets My Chronic Illness Life Needs
For those of us managing chronic pain, staying warm and comfortable is a top priority. But when you’re in a wheelchair, it can be difficult to find the right clothing that meets your needs. That’s why an extra-long puffy jacket is a perfect solution for people with chronic pain. Let’s take a look at whyContinue reading “5 Ways This Extra-Long Puffy Jacket Meets My Chronic Illness Life Needs”
How Journaling Can Help You Find Your Way With Chronic Illness
At the core of chronic illness is uncertainty. Having a journal can help you find your way through it. Here are some benefits that come with keeping a journal when living with chronic illness and how writing in your journal can help improve your daily life.
Chronic Illness Life Journal for Beginners
If you’re living with a chronic illness, then this journal is for you! It can help to track the highs and lows of your daily life in order to better understand your condition. This journal is perfect for newly diagnosed patients or those who find acknowledging their chronic pain and symptoms overwhelming. With enough detail, patterns of flares and triggers should become visible, helping you to modify and improve your life. Excited to start tracking your journey? Pick up a copy today!
Can I Travel With A Chronic Illness? How A Trip Back In Time Can Help!
Planning your next big adventure can be super exciting, but it’s important to know how to travel with a chronic illness. This week’s journal prompt will help you assess what accommodations you need before hitting the road. Happy traveling!
The Importance of Journaling About Things That Make You Happy When You Have a Chronic Illness
Many people with chronic illnesses find it helpful to journal about their experiences. This can be a great way to track your symptoms, document your progress, and vent about the frustrations of living with a chronic illness. But did you know that journaling about things that make you happy is just as important? Journaling aboutContinue reading “The Importance of Journaling About Things That Make You Happy When You Have a Chronic Illness”
Safe Ways to Slice Strawberries with Arthritic Hands
Those who have arthritis in their hands know how difficult it is to slice up a strawberry. Learn some helpful tips on safe ways you can enjoy your favorite food.
How Robotic Vacuums Help Those With Chronic Illnesses And The Elderly
Robotic vacuum cleaners can help those in chronic pain be more independent. Here are 7 ways that they can benefit those with disabilities and/or illnesses.
Chronic Illness Journal Prompts
24 chronic illness journal prompts to inspire and guide your journaling journey.
Is An Adjustable Bed Worth It? A Chronic Illness Patient Review
Debating whether to purchase an adjustable bed? This chronic illness patient review breaks down the cost, need, and benefits.
A Peek Into My “On-The-Go” Chronic 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!
How To Improve Home Shower Safety
Home shower safety tips for the chronically ill and seniors. Bathe safely with one of these home safety products.