Are you tired of shouldering the weight of self-blame for those chronic pain flares that seemingly come out of nowhere? It’s a common struggle, but today, I am here to tell you that it’s time to release that burden and embrace your beautiful reality. In this episode, titled “Embrace Reality: Letting Go of Self-Blame forContinue reading “Letting Go of Self-Blame for Flares in Chronic Pain – Podcast S3 E21”
Welcome to my latest podcast episode, a candid exploration of a topic that resonates deeply with many living with chronic illness – “Breaking Free from Chronic Illness Guilt.” I’m Cynthia, your host, and in today’s episode, we’re going to embark on a journey through the complex emotions of guilt that often accompany chronic health conditions.Continue reading “Breaking Free from Chronic Illness Guilt – Podcast S3 E20”
How to use social media for chronic pain awareness easily and for free, all year long, no matter how many followers you may have.
Greetings, dear listeners, and welcome to another insightful episode of The Disabled Diva Podcast! I’m your host, Cynthia, and I’m thrilled to have you join me once again. In today’s episode, we’re diving headfirst into a topic that’s incredibly close to my heart – the importance of trusting your instincts and individuality when it comesContinue reading “Your Chronic Illness Treatment Plan and the Only Opinion That Matters – Podcast S3 E19”
Welcome aboard The Disabled Diva podcast! I’m your host, Cynthia, and I’m thrilled to have you join me on this journey of exploration and conversation. Together, we’ll dive into the intriguing topics that have been sparking discussions within my vibrant online communities: The Disabled Diva’s Chronic Pain community and the Psoriatic Arthritis community, hosted byContinue reading “What I Had to Accept to Move Forward in My Chronic Life – Podcast S3 E18”
Each month I present a topic relating to life with psoriatic arthritis and lead a discussion in WebMD’s Psoriatic Arthritis Community on Facebook. This month’s presentation was about the grief cycle and how it applies to life with psoriatic arthritis. Watch or read the presentation, listen to my discussion answers, then keep the conversation goingContinue reading “Navigating the Emotional Rollercoaster: The Grief Cycle and Psoriatic Arthritis”
Communication discussion points for creating effective communication strategies for chronic illness patients and their loved ones.
Did you miss this month’s live chat in The Disabled Diva’s Chronic Pain Community on Facebook? No problem! You can watch my presentation on the power of connection through effective communication in the context of chronic illness here. In this insightful presentation, we delve into the challenges faced by those of us living with chronicContinue reading “The Power of Connection: Exploring Communication Strategies for Chronic Illness”
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!”
Forty fibromyalgia flare fighting products for reducing pain, providing comfort, and helping you get back to having fun!
If you’re someone who struggles with night sweats or is a hot sleeper, finding the right bedding can make a significant difference in your sleep quality. The Guohaoi Cooling Blanket for Hot Sleepers claims to offer a revolutionary solution to keep you cool and dry throughout the night. In this review, we’ll explore the featuresContinue reading “Guohaoi Cooling Blanket Review: Stay Cool and Comfortable All Night”
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”
Living with chronic pain can be an overwhelming and challenging experience. Conditions like fibromyalgia, psoriatic arthritis, endometriosis, lupus, MS, rheumatoid arthritis, and others can significantly impact our physical and emotional well-being. In the midst of this daily struggle, it becomes crucial to find solace, encouragement, and a renewed sense of hope. That’s where journaling withContinue reading “Embracing Inner Strength: 5 Inspiring Journal Prompts for Finding Peace Amidst Chronic Pain”
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”
Looking for a reliable and effective solution to alleviate neck and shoulder pain? Check out our review of the Comfytech weighted heating pad.
Living with a chronic illness is not an easy feat. It can be frustrating, overwhelming, and sometimes downright unbearable. It can be lonely and isolating, with people often not understanding what you’re going through. But amidst this struggle, there is something that can help you remember the strength that lies within you. Enter Strength inContinue reading “Strength in Struggle: How Affirmation Cards Can Help People with Chronic Illness”
Vital differences between coping and adapting to life with a chronic illness you need to know to live better today and tomorrow.
Welcome to my BeneCane Walking Cane review! Walking canes are often seen as a necessary evil, but what if they could be practical, affordable, and even fun? The BeneCane walking cane is a type of walking cane that offers convenience, portability, and stability. Let’s take a closer look at the features of this unique product.Continue reading “BeneCane Collapsible Walking Cane Review”
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.