Every year I see hundreds if not thousands of posts on social media from people with chronic illnesses wishing for a better new year. Their wishes for less pain, more energy, and for an easier life are not unreasonable. The problem is that they are just that, wishes. Today I am going to share 12 ways to make them a reality.
Today I want to tell you that it is okay to not be okay with traveling during the holiday season! And here is why!
I may be able to escape my everyday life by going on vacation, but there is no escaping my chronic conditions.
Having a chronic illness changes everything, including how we vacation. Find out how my vacation experiences have changed throughout my chronic life and get tips on improving yours!
Don’t let your chronic pain keep you experiencing the adventures of a road trip. Check out these tips from The Disabled Divas and I to make your next road trip less painful.
Need a mental health break? Henry Moore from FitWellTraveler.com shares how a vacation can improve your mental health.
Many of us are exhausted before we hop in the car or board our flights. The time spent doing laundry, packing, and planning our excursions decreases and sometimes depletes our already limited energy supply. Then there is the trip itself. No matter how relaxing of a getaway I plan, it is always tiring
A few days ago I returned home from the best road trip ever! I got to spend time with friends and family, see many historic and silly sites, and so much more! I feel so blessed and lucky to have had such a fantastic experience. But it wasn’t luck that made this trip memorable, there were five things I did that made it possible.
This week I am sharing 15 things I like to bring on a road trip!
I am giving away a free downloadable emergency medical information wallet card. Whether you are going on vacation or going grocery shopping, it is important for those of us who have one or more chronic health issues to have important information on us at all times.
The Disabled Diva’s Top Ten Travel Tips
Choosing how you will get there is just as important as picking your destination
Today I am going to help you choose a destination that will increase your chances of having a fabulous vacation.
Living with multiple chronic conditions has changed many things in my life, including what I expect from a vacation. Psoriatic arthritis, fibromyalgia, and endometriosis often create havoc before, during, and after each trip. I may not be able to escape my conditions for a week, but I can still have a fabulous getaway by having realistic expectations. Here are five unrealistic vacation expectations and how I turned them around.
If you are planning a trip with your service dog to Disneyland or Disney World, you need to be aware that not all attractions permit a service animal.
When making plans it is important to keep our conditions and limitations in mind at all times. It took me close to 10 years to accept my conditions and to begin planning my daily life around them and a few more years until I began planning outings and vacations with them in mind. Here are a few tips to help you plan your next getaway:
In the past, I was on the go from the moment I left home to go on vacation until the moment I arrived home. After chronic illnesses entered my life, I began scheduling downtime prior to and following my trips. However, this was not enough after my conditions progressed. In the past year, I haveContinue reading “Vacation Downtime”