For doctors and patients to have a better understanding of how the disease progressing, what could be triggering symptoms/pain, and the impact it is having on the patient’s life they both need to see the full story, not just one day or week of the patient’s life.
Let’s talk about sex!
Chronic pain from fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis will destroy your sex life unless you are willing to accept and make changes.
What needs to change?
Things that may need reevaluating are:
Our prescribed treatments aren’t going to help if we are struggling with our mental health. Reasons why therapy is important after receiving a chronic illness diagnosis.
Receiving a diagnosis of an autoimmune disease is overwhelming. There is so much to take in, especially if you have no knowledge about your diagnosed disease and weren’t expecting it.
There is nothing normal about living with multiple chronic illnesses. So why do we expect ourselves to adhere to a holiday schedule that many healthy people struggle to keep up with? Today I am sharing why holiday timelines don’t work with chronic illness/pain.
Instead of waiting until 2020 to set and reach health goals, I am doing it now with the help of a Pack Health coach!
How many times have had an appointment with a new doctor only to have them ignore, dismiss, or laugh at your symptoms and concerns? What if you could interview doctors before scheduling an appointment?
Part of my self-care practice includes recognizing what I have to be thankful for. Join me this November by giving thanks all month long!
My favorite site for natural remedies has just released some amazing new products and a discount code to save big!
Tips for dealing with brain fog caused by fibromyalgia and other chronic illnesses.
This month we are scaring up healthy habits! No tricks just a bag full of treats for your body and mind.
The pain and fatigue from fibromyalgia does more than inflict pain, it often causes people to give up their careers. Find out if it is possible to continue doing what you do or if it is time to move on.
The body isn’t the only thing fibromyalgia inflicts pain on. Find out the toll it takes on our mental health and what we can do to protect it.
Whether it be from lack of energy, muscle weakness, nerve pain, joint pain, or one of the many other life interfering symptoms, there will come a time when using a mobility aid becomes a necessity.
Respect of friends, family, and everyone in between was one the last things I thought I would lose after my diagnosis of fibromyalgia. Find out why it happened and what can be done to hang on to what you can!
Your body isn’t the only thing to suffer when living with fibromyalgia, your social life will too! Find out why and what can be done to prevent isolation.
Living with fibromyalgia is far from easy. In part two of this seven part series, I share how we pay with pain.
The trouble with doctors and fibromyalgia, from recieving a diagnosis and everything that happens after.
The cost of living with fibromyalgia goes beyond finances. Nothing I read at the time of my diagnosis could have prepared me for the high cost of living with fibromyalgia.
Living with chronic pain can be difficult, but with careful planning you can enjoy your life despite your chronic pain!