Today, I want to share a bit of my journey with chronic fatigue. It’s a tough road, but through the ups and downs, I’ve found some strategies that really make a difference in my chronic life. Let’s dive in together. Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links. I am an Amazon and Walmart affiliate. I mayContinue reading “My Journey with Chronic Fatigue: Finding Energy and Joy in Daily Life”
Today, I am thrilled to introduce a valuable resource that has the power to transform your career and redefine your professional journey. My new eBook, “Navigating Remote Careers with Chronic Illness,” is a comprehensive guide designed to illuminate the path toward fulfilling and flexible employment. Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links. I am an AmazonContinue reading “Navigating Remote Work with Chronic Illness eBook”
Welcome back to The Disabled Diva Podcast! I’m Cynthia Covert, your host, and today’s episode is particularly close to my heart. As we approach the holiday season, I wanted to delve into a topic that resonates with many of us navigating life with chronic illness. In S3 E23, we explore the intricate dance between Thanksgiving,Continue reading “Thanksgiving and Holiday Traditions with Chronic Illness – Podcast S3 E23”
Welcome to July’s chronic illness live chats, where the power of conversation and connection takes center stage! This month, I am thrilled to announce two engaging events that aim to bring together individuals facing unique challenges and provide them with a supportive platform. Join me for an insightful discussion in WebMD’s Psoriatic Arthritis Community asContinue reading “July’s Chronic Illness Live Chats: Join the Conversation and Connect!”
When it comes to choosing mobility aids for chronic pain, there should be no judgments or predetermined hierarchy. The key is to find the right mobility aid that enhances your life, reduces pain, and allows you to maintain your independence. Every individual’s needs are unique, and what matters most is finding a solution that catersContinue reading “Mobility Aids for Chronic Pain: Empowering Independence and Pain Relief”
Welcome to an exciting month of connection and empowerment! I am thrilled to announce two upcoming live chat sessions that I will be hosting in June. In these engaging discussions, we will dive into essential topics for those living with chronic illness. First, we will explore psoriatic arthritis summer travel tips, equipping you with invaluableContinue reading “Chronic Illness Live Chats June 2023”
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”
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”
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.
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”
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”
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 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.
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”
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”
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”
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.
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!
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!
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”