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How using this device is like watching paint dry and an update on my improvement. *Disclosure: This post includes affiliate links. Meaning that at no additional cost to you, I receive a commission when you make a purchase through my links. The code for $55 off one device has changed since this post was published.Continue reading “The Disabled Diva’s Oska Pulse Journey Week 4”
Find out how the Oska Pulse is more than a pain relief device and how it is actually preventing pain in my latest update. In addition, I share other conditions and illnesses that this type of therapy has shown been proven to help with. Still not convinced? See the research for yourself. List of allContinue reading “My Oska Pulse Journey Week Three: More than a pain relief device”
I enjoyed a little over two months without having my stomach bloated and was able to eat without pain. During that time I experienced a lot of ripping from my sidewall. While painful, it was welcome as it meant that the adhesions were loosening. Because my belly wasn’t in a constant state of turmoil I was able to start an exercise routine. Unfortunately, I knew that it would be only a matter of time until the pulling, bloating, nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting would return.
Last year one doctor after another told me that there was nothing they could do about my abdominal pain that is caused from adhesions due to endometriosis and surgical scarring. Out of all of my conditions this was the hardest to accept as nothing decreased my discomfort.
With my body unwilling to give me more than a 5 minute warning that my rear end is about to blow, I must know where the nearest restroom is at all times. I know, I know, I could just do all of my shopping online while sitting on my porcelain throne, but it is not the same. There is something about
My bowels have been set free!! Interesting thing is that my doctors had nothing do with it. Instead I have a combination of natural, old fashioned, and self created therapies to thank. Late in the month of November I began
Thanks to Yolonda Hadid sharing her chronic illness on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, the world got to see the unfair judgements that people make against the chronically ill everyday.
With doctors passing me around like a hot potato, I realize that finding a solution may be up to me.
Not sure if I am in limbo or free falling This post is part of an ongoing series chronicling my battle with abdominal adhesions. Click here to read from the beginning. Previous post< > Next post I haven’t updated this series for almost a month for a couple of reasons. The first is that IContinue reading “Not sure if I am in limbo or free falling”
Five ways to keep friends and family informed about your chronic illness. Communication is hard! Memory and cognitive issues make it even harder. Here are five low stress ways to communicate your health issues, your way!
It seems like everyone I know is into essential oils. That is everyone except me until now. When offered to try out Organic Aromas Essential Oil Diffuser, I figured it would be the perfect opportunity to experience them for myself. I have been given this product as part of a product review through the Chronic IllnessContinue reading “Organic Aromas Essential Oil Diffuser Review”
Even though I have a history of abdominal adhesions and am experiencing the same symptoms as before, my surgeons must rule out all digestive issues AGAIN before they will agree to surgery. On one hand, I understand their reasoning. But considering this isn’t my first rodeo, I feel it is a waste of time and money for myContinue reading “Small bowel test, otherwise known as Poopoopalooza”
You know the phrase “It’s all relative”? Well, that is how I explain my ever-changing tolerance to higher pain levels and how my definition of relief continues to change. Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links. I may earn a small commission to fund my Disney obsession if you use these links to make a purchase.Continue reading “Pain Acclimation and Relief Relativity”
I was skeptical about trying out Mo’s Dream Cream and Pain Stick. While I have tried many natural products in the past that provided little or no relief. I have had allergic reactions to many as well. In this review, I share my experience with this product. This post is sponsored by Mo’s Dream Cream.Continue reading “My Review of Mo’s Dream Cream and Pain Stick”
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: