I Wish That I Had Tried This Before Having a Hysterectomy

I regret my hysterectomy, but not for the reasons one would assume….. I was done having kids and I didn’t care about being thrown into early menopause.

Fighting the white coats

I feel like I have been at war with white coats (doctors) for my entire adult life. Some of the battles were minor in comparison to the ones that put my life at risk, but nonetheless, each and every one of them drained me both physically and emotionally. Oh let’s not forget about how theyContinue reading “Fighting the white coats”

Addressing my symptoms one at a time

To begin winning my battle with chronic pain I had to start with one symptom at a time and problem at a time. It didn’t occur overnight, but with patience and perseverance, I am closer to where I was before becoming chronically ill.

PEMF Therapy is Freaking Fantastic and a Few Other “F” Words!

PEMF therapy with Oska Pulse is freaking fantastic and a few other “F” words too. Find out what they are and what they mean to me.

Say Goodbye to Yesterday

How often do you utter the words or think “I just want my old life back” or “I wish I could do what I used to”? Do those thoughts comfort you? They didn’t comfort me; in fact they did the opposite.

Five Steps Forward, Ten Steps Back

Setbacks are inevitable, even when your chronic illnesses are well managed.

Could PEMF therapy have prevented the long term damage I sustained from endometriosis?

Could PEMF therapy prevented the damage my abdominal muscles sustained from endometriosis?

Breaking Down the Cost of PEMF therapy

There is nothing cheap about living with one or more chronic illnesses. Doctor appointments, tests, medications, dietary changes, and often a decreased ability to work drain our bank accounts faster than we can fill them.  Today I am breaking down the cost of using PEMF therapy

Tips For Treating Your Chronic Pain With PEMF Therapy on The Go and at Home

With PEMF therapy you can treat your chronic pain and illnesses on the go and at home. In this article I share tips to help you get the most out of your therapy!

Mystery Pain Clues

If there is one thing the chronically ill CAN expect from their unpredictable diseases is that a new pain or symptom is always waiting around the corner.  Some are caused by the medications we take, others appear as our conditions progress, and then there is the fallout from the damage our illnesses have inflicted on our bodies.  The latter is what I am dealing with in regards to abdominal adhesions from endometriosis and internal scarring.

Why taking a post trip vacation is necessary for my chronic body

Many of us are exhausted before we hop in the car or board our flights.  The time spent doing laundry, packing, and planning our excursions decreases and sometimes depletes our already limited energy supply. Then there is the trip itself.  No matter how relaxing of a getaway I plan, it is always tiring

Five Reasons My Latest Road Trip Exceeded My Expectations

A few days ago I returned home from the best road trip ever!  I got to spend time with friends and family, see many historic and silly sites, and so much more! I feel so blessed and lucky to have had such a fantastic experience.  But it wasn’t luck that made this trip memorable, there were five things I did that made it possible.

The Disabled Diva’s Four Month Oska Pulse Anniversary

Today marks my 4 month anniversary of treating my chronic pain with Oska Pulse. Discover how it has improved my chronic life.

A day at the beach revealed an awesome surprise

In my latest Oska Pulse Journey update, I am sharing what this drug-free pain relief device has done for me in four months that my doctors haven’t been able to do in seventeen years.

Flexible Expectations

My mommy has several chronic illnesses.  A few of them are psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, fibromyalgia, and abdominal adhesions.  However it doesn’t matter if a chronically ill person has one or more incurable illnesses, what they can expect to do on a daily basis is always changing.

The sound of silence

When we think about pollution we often envision brown skies and soot covered mountains. But how often do we think about noise pollution when looking for a new home?
Until I moved to California I never considered how much of an impact noise might have on my chronic body

My body failed to meet my expectations

I have been living with multiple chronic illnesses for over 17 years. Throughout this time I have learned to expect my body to fail my expectations. Some of those failures were due to my own unrealistic expectations of what I wanted to do and others were the result of my conditions progressing making it impossible for my body to do what it had been. If I have learned anything throughout my chronic life it is that I should always expect the unexpected…..

Moving Mayhem

Stress is my enemy.  I do my best to plan and schedule appointments and outings in a manner that won’t increase my stress/pain level or spark an anxiety attack.  However, some times life throws some unexpected curve balls and I have to push through pain, anxiety, and fatigue to deal with them. A month ago we were given notice

Podcast Debut of Dishin’ with The Disabled Diva

Welcome to the podcast debut of Dishin’ with The Disabled Diva! Click here to listen in!        

The Disabled Diva Fights Endometriosis with Alternative Treatments

The Disabled Diva talks about how she combats endometriosis with alternative treatments.

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