This week’s journal prompt is to help make you aware of how much you have learned about your chronic illness since you were diagnosed. Whether you knew much about your condition before diagnosis or not, you most definitely know more about it now. Think back to what you knew at the time of diagnosis, thenContinue reading “How Much Have You Learned About Your Chronic Illness?”
If you’re living with fibromyalgia, then you know just how frustrating and unpredictable the symptoms can be. Keeping track of everything – from your daily pain levels to what seems to aggravate your symptoms – is critical for managing your condition, but it can also be a lot of work. Luckily, there are many benefitsContinue reading “15 Fibromyalgia Symptom Journal Benefits and Drawbacks”
What is chronic illness flare amnesia? Why does it happen? And how journaling can help improve the lives of the chronically ill!
Enter to win one of my favorite fibromyalgia pain relief products! Today is National Thank You Day, and that means it’s time for some self-care.
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”
The end of summer can be hard for the chronically ill. Whether it’s hot weather or a reduction in social activities, this journal prompt may help.
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.
A fun way to keep your brain active when you’re struggling with chronic illness! New word games are added every week.
A new journal prompt is shared each week to help those living with a chronic illness document their thoughts and feelings.
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.
24 chronic illness journal prompts to inspire and guide your journaling journey.
Debating whether to purchase an adjustable bed? This chronic illness patient review breaks down the cost, need, and benefits.
How many times has somebody judged the severity of your chronic illness by your appearance? What about observing you perform one activity or task without issue? These unfair judgments can lead to loss or denial of disability benefits. They can also be the reason your health insurance refuses to pay towards accessibility aids needed toContinue reading “Why It Is Wrong to Judge Someone with Chronic Illness by How They Look”
Who would have thought that a passive exercise machine could relieve chronic pain? Here is one device that should be considered!
The Disabled Diva defines what chronic illness stress-related flares are and shares how she copes with each type.
I should be doing more and other lies I tell myself. Life with chronic illness is filled with lies that do us more harm than good.
Valentine’s day is a time for expressing love to your special someone. It is not a day to go broke or to trigger chronic pain. If your celebration depletes both your bank account and energy supply, you are defeating the purpose of the day.
The Disabled Diva shares her top 3 favorite alternative fibromyalgia treatments. And the favorites of her fellow bloggers too!
Home shower safety tips for the chronically ill and seniors. Bathe safely with one of these home safety products.
The Disabled Diva shares her most popular blog posts of 2021. Fibromyalgia, autoimmune arthritis, and pain relief.