California COVID-19 Lockdown, One Down, Three More Weeks to Go!

I am dealing with California’s coronavirus lock-down one week at time and in my own way. Sharing my thoughts, perspectives, and experiences.

Coping with a 30 Day Stay at Home Order in California

Living with chronic pain is messy! Find out how it has messed up my plans and home in this week’s word of the week blog post.

All of Your Accessibility Information for the Brand New Magic Happens Parade at the Disneyland Resort California

Disneyland’s new parade Magic Happens is here! Get your accessible information and take a sneak peek of this magical parade!

The Disabled Diva’s Tips and Tricks for Visiting Disneyland with Chronic Back Pain

Visiting Disneyland with chronic back pain without increasing it can be done if you follow a few self-care rules and plan ahead.

Rise of the Resistance Tips and Accessibility Information for Your Next Visit to Star Wars Galaxy Edge Disneyland

Accessible information plus tips for riding Rise of the Resistance at Star Wars Galaxy Edge on your next visit to Disneyland

Everything You Need to Know about Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run at Star Wars Galaxy Edge Disneyland

What everyone should know about Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s run before visiting Star Wars Galaxy Edge Disneyland. Accessibility information and more.

Wheelchair Accessibility: Disneyland Versus Knott’s Berry Farm. Discover Which Theme Park Gives More Bang for Your Buck!

Wheelchair accessibility has the ability to make or break a visit to a theme park. See how two popular southern California parks rate!

Alternative Experience Attractions at Disneyland

Disneyland offers guests who use a mobility aid, are unable to climb stairs, have a fear of heights, suffer from claustrophobia, or have sensory issues three alternative experience options to several of their attractions. Discover which attractions and how to access them!

Earthquake 101: What You Should and Shouldn’t Do!

Whether you live in California or are planning to vacation here, everyone should know what to do in case of an earthquake. The first thing is to forget everything Hollywood has shown you in movies and on TV!

I am a fighter!

Not everyone understands why I fight. In fact, some people will never know the demons I have battled and I am happy that they will never be able to comprehend the torment that I have survived.

How and why I am continuing to use straws despite California’s straw law.

This post is not an environmental or political debate. Instead, its purpose is to showcase why some people need plastic straws and to share some options for those who live in or plan to visit California.

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!

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”

Riding out the storm: How I deal with rain pain

When dealing with multiple storm fronts, I have to make changes to how I live, work, and play in order to keep my world from falling apart. Today I am sharing my secrets to surviving a week of rain without losing my mind and body to pain.

Three ways I relieve chronic pain at Disneyland

Three ways I relieve chronic pain from fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis while I am visiting Disneyland.

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.

I feel like dancing!

When my chronic illnesses first stole my ability to hit the dance floor, I didn’t really think much about what I had lost…. Then last year a burning desire to move my feet ignited……..

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.

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

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