While I want you to enjoy your Christmas eve and day celebrations, I also want you to take care of yourself. Here is a free downloadable checklist to help you do just that!
I am not kidding when I say the chronically ill must be flexible with their plans. Between chronic pain, surprise flares, and unexpected accidents, it’s a miracle that anything ever goes as planned. Find out what threw my last minute Christmas prep plans for a loop and how I plan to deal with it!
Funny memes that perfectly describe what it is like to have a chronic illness during the holidays.
Whether it the weather has you down or a chronic illness is to blame, there’s no better time to curl up in bed or on the sofa to watch a festive holiday film or classic show. Here are my top 25 favorite Christmas movies and shows and where you can find them to watch too
Life with one or more chronic illnesses is tough. Yet each year we expect our pain riddled bodies to keep up with the ghosts of Christmas or holiday past. Here are a few suggestions to help you survive the holidays!
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.
It isn’t unusual for people (healthy or chronically ill) to push themselves to do more than they normally would throughout the holiday season. No matter how well we looked after our health the rest of the year, many of us come down with a case of holiday amnesia.
Fall back in love with the season of Christmas and dominate your holiday by following these tips!
Dominate the holiday season with these energy saving gift ideas.
So many articles about the holidays talk about surviving the holidays. My wish for you (and myself) is thriving, not just surviving, throughout the holiday season. The holidays create perfect conditions for a……..
Once upon a time there was a chronically ill woman who struggled to smile or find joy during the Christmas season. Each year she wished to be healed. Instead of enjoying the merriment of the season, she was only able to focus on all the things that she wasn’t able to do.
**UPDATE** October, 31, 2016 While my friends and family are stressing over trying to figure out when they are going to have either or both the time or energy to put up their trees and […]
Wouldn’t it be great if we knew when a flare was going to hit and how long it was going to last? But that’s not the reality that my chronically ill friends and I live […]
What is the best gift you can give yourself this holiday season? Try the gift of simplicity. Long ago I would transform my home decor from one holiday to the next. Each room went through […]