Tears poured down my face as he outlined a diet plan and told me to return if the pain became worse. When he asked if there was anything else, I said yes, find what is wrong with me.
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Hospital Horrors: Leaving in more pain than I arrived in
In last week’s blog post Why I fear hospitals, doctors, and test results I shared some of the ways that the medical profession has failed me and in some cases almost cost me my life. Who knew when I scheduled that post that I would once again be mistreated and misdiagnosed just a few days later.
Why I Fear Doctors, Hospitals, and Test Results
I know my body well. In fact, I know better than any test or doctor. Not to sound conceited, but not one test or scan has ever shown the destruction that has been taking place in my abdomen since 2003. NOT ONE!! However, my theories have been validated in surgery and each surgery was proved necessary.
Spring Clean Your Chronic Life: Scour Your Social Media Feed
It is time to apply some good old fashioned spring cleaning to our social media accounts.
Chronic Life: Does the waiting ever end?
Living with one or multiple chronic illnesses involves a LOT of waiting. We wait for doctor appointments, test results, pain relief, cures, diagnoses, people to understand, and so much more. But does it ever end? There is no simple answer to this question.
Tears: I hold them back until pain pushes them out
Whether it is one single tear rolling down my cheek or many pouring out of my eyes, they still represent the kind of pain you secretly wish upon the wickedest of people.
The Disabled Diva’s Blog Weekend Recap Feb 18-22, 2019
The Disabled Diva Blog Feb 18, 2019 Recap. Cinematic Calisthenics. leg cramps from fibromyalgia, and two product reviews!
The Disabled Diva’s Review of Earthley Good Night Lotion
If you suffer from leg cramps or restless leg syndrome you need to read my review of Good Night Lotion. Are you ready for a good night’s sleep?
Weekend Recap February 11-15, 2019
The Disabled Diva Blog Recap February 11, 2019. Make your Valentine’s day a great one despite your chronic illness and tips for a good night’s sleep!
Weekend Recap February 4-8, 2019
Here is a rundown of this week’s articles! Read what you missed and share what you liked! Love is Stupid In this article, Donna helps us overcome our insecurities and to recognize that we are worthy of being loved. Click here to read. *Disclosure: This post includes affiliate links. Meaning that at no additional costContinue reading “Weekend Recap February 4-8, 2019”
Life may be tough, but so are you!
I know that there are times when you don’t feel tough. I also know that there are days when you truly lack physical strength, but that doesn’t mean that you aren’t tough.
5 Benefits of Walking Indoors
Before greatly reducing my daily chronic pain level, I worried about how far or long I could be away from home. Then I learned the benefits of walking indoors! *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.Continue reading “5 Benefits of Walking Indoors”
Twelve Ways to Improve Your Chronic Life
Every year I see hundreds if not thousands of posts on social media from people with chronic illnesses wishing for a better new year. Their wishes for less pain, more energy, and for an easier life are not unreasonable. The problem is that they are just that, wishes. Today I am going to share 12 ways to make them a reality.
Are you underestimating your ability?
Our illnesses have the ability to make us doubt everything about us…. but could there be times when they are lying?
Don’t travel this holiday season if……
Today I want to tell you that it is okay to not be okay with traveling during the holiday season! And here is why!
Communication is key whether you have chronic pain, a mental illness, or both
Do you or someone you love live with a mental illness? Do you struggle to communicate with your friends and family? You are NOT alone!
Spring Cleaning Doesn’t Have to be Painful
This month is often when people start thinking about doing some deep-cleaning and a purging of household junk, but when you have a chronic illness, this can be a daunting thought. Spring cleaning can be a PAIN, literally and otherwise!
Three Ways to Prevent an Anxiety Attack During the Holidays
This post contains affiliate links. Meaning that, at no additional cost to you, I earn a commission from sales. Guest Post Written By Abigail Covert If you’re like me and suffer from anxiety the holidays can be a pretty stressful time of year. Here’s a few tips to avoid stress this holiday season. 1. AvoidContinue reading “Three Ways to Prevent an Anxiety Attack During the Holidays”
Finding a Chronically Comfortable Halloween Costume
Choosing a Halloween costume can be difficult when living with a painful chronic illness. Today Abi shares how she solved her dress up dilemma.
Defeated by the Daily Grind
I’m a list maker. My husband thinks it’s hilarious that I’ll add something to my to-do list or grocery shopping list AFTER I’ve done the task or already put the item in the cart, just so I can cross it off