Interruption in Care of Chronic and Terminal Health Conditions Survey

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.

Building Healthy Habits with Pack Health

Instead of waiting until 2020 to set and reach health goals, I am doing it now with the help of a Pack Health coach!

The Disabled Diva Blog Weekend Recap May 27-31, 2019

The Disabled Diva Blog recap May 27, 2020. Take a peek into my on the go chronic pain relief bag and get tips to improve your summer vacation.

The Disabled Diva Blog Weekend Recap May 20-24, 2019

This week’s blog recap includes skin cancer prevention tips, how to have a great vacation despite your chronic illness, and more!

5 Ways to keep friends and family informed

Do you have a chronic or terminal illness? Sick of having the same conversation with each of your friends or family members? These tips will help you enjoy talking with others while keeping everyone informed.

The Disabled Diva’s Unofficial Disneyland Vacation Planning Guide

Are chronic conditions or disability keeping you from planning a Disneyland vacation? Guests of Disneyland should enter the gates ready to have fun, not fretting over trying to figure out what they will be able to do or how to navigate Disneyland’s handicapped system. Disneyland’s handicapped system was frustrating even before they made it moreContinue reading “The Disabled Diva’s Unofficial Disneyland Vacation Planning Guide”

Tips for staying warm when the weather outside is not

As my mobility decreased over the years I had to find new ways to stay warm, whether I was inside and outside. Because I am physically moving less than I did before I find myself feeling cold more often, even in temperatures that never bothered me in the past.  Because I am unable to walk brisklyContinue reading “Tips for staying warm when the weather outside is not”

Goodbye dear friend

My sweet friend’s battle with cancer ended last night.  Today she is dancing in heaven without pain or worry.  Pam was a fighter.  From the beginning she defied every time limit that her doctors gave her.  Most notably was the one given approximately two months ago.  At that time her doctors told her family she wouldContinue reading “Goodbye dear friend”

Reasons to give Thanks

This Thanksgiving I am reminded of all that I have to be thankful for.  My dear friend Pam has reached her final days and for all I know today may be the last time I see her on earth.  I will be away for two days this week to celebrate Thanksgiving with my family atContinue reading “Reasons to give Thanks”

Recognizing when to speak and when to be silent.

Those of you that follow me know that I have been spending most of my energy and time with my dear friend that is nearing the end of her battle with cancer.  Read Beating the Odds to learn more about Pam, my miracle friend.  Since my last post, my friend has suffered a seizure thatContinue reading “Recognizing when to speak and when to be silent.”

Beating the odds

I have been busier than usual for the past five weeks.  Because of this I haven’t had the time or energy to post as often as I would like.  My dear friend is dying from cancer.  I will be sharing Pam’s story with you in the future because there is so much we can allContinue reading “Beating the odds”

Finding myself in his shoes

It has been a crazy week for my family.  It all started on Friday evening when my husband hurt his back while loading my wheelchair into our SUV.  Thankfully I have been feeling relatively better than normal and was able to care for him over the weekend.  Thankfully his back was feeling better by Monday,Continue reading “Finding myself in his shoes”

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