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.
There is much to think about when choosing whether to rent a wheelchair from Disneyland or an outside vendor. For guests that don’t use a wheelchair on a regular basis yet need one for extended outings, choosing where to rent a wheelchair can be confusing. To help you decide, I compiled this list of prosContinue reading “Renting a Wheelchair From Disneyland Versus an Outside Vendor”
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 condition progressed. In the past year, I haveContinue reading “Vacation Downtime”
My first visit to a California water park with chronic pain! See if Wet’n Wild in Palm Springs was worth the visit! I must admit my experience with water parks is extremely limited. As a teen, I frequented Big Surf in Tempe, AZ. At that time all they had was the large wave pool andContinue reading “Wet’N’Wild Palm Springs”