If you’re suffering from ball of foot pain or metatarsalgia, these products can help provide relief without a prescription.
As a chronic pain patient, there are few things more comforting than a warm body soak in the bath. The relaxation of Epsom salt and Arnica can provide physical and emotional relief from pain, inflammation, and stress that comes with psoriatic arthritis or fibromyalgia. In today’s review blog post on the Village Naturals Body SoakContinue reading “Village Naturals Therapy Body Soak With Arnica And Epsom Salt For Chronic Pain and Fatigue Review”
Living with a chronic illness poses many challenges. When faced with the reality of such a diagnosis, it’s easy to become overwhelmed and feel like you’ll never be able to manage them. That’s why reflection is so important. By taking time to assess where you are in your journey, you can gain perspective and hopeContinue reading “How I Use Reflection to Manage My Chronic Illness Life”
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”
On November 1, 2020, Christina Applegate announced that she had been diagnosed with MS. In a recent interview with The New York Times, the actress said that she regrets not catching her symptoms sooner and wished that she had paid attention. “If only I’d noticed sooner” is what nearly everyone with psoriatic arthritis, multiple sclerosis,Continue reading “Top Autoimmune Patient Regret and How To Let it Go with Journaling”
In order to better cope with chronic illness, it’s important to understand that different seasons will come and go. Each season requires different types of attention. Some require more assistance than others. Yet happiness and sadness can be found in all chronic illness life seasons. This week’s journal prompt helps you define your current season.
If you suffer from fibromyalgia, arthritis, or any other condition that limits your mobility, you know the constant itchiness that comes along with it. Traditional back scratchers just don’t cut it—they’re either too flimsy to reach those hard-to-reach spots, or they’re made of materials that scrape rather than scratch the itch. Many materials trigger anContinue reading “Bearback Back Scratcher Review – The Best Back Scratcher for Those with Arthritis or Fibromyalgia”
Chronic illness can be difficult to manage, but practicing patience is essential. This blog post provides helpful insights into the importance of patience and how to practice it. If you are struggling to be patient, remember that you are not alone. There are many others who understand what you’re going through. Connecting with others who have a chronic illness can be a great way to find support and understanding.
If you’re living with a chronic illness, getting enough sleep should be a top priority. This week’s journal prompt and these tips can help make it happen.
Chronic pain can be difficult to deal with, but it’s important to acknowledge that it stirs up emotions. This journal prompt deals with negative emotions related to chronic pain.
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!
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.