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You See Her and Think……

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You See Her and Think……

I have a serious question and I want you to answer honestly……

You see this young girl lying on a park bench, what is your first thought?

Don’t tell me what you think I want to hear or what you know would be most acceptable to be said, but tell me what your true first thought was………

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Healing takes time, don’t rush it!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Healing takes time, don’t rush it!

I will be the first to admit that I don’t have the patience of a saint. Truth is that I am quite impatient, especially when it comes to allowing my body time to heal from an injury or flare.

You’d think that after living with multiple chronic illnesses for as long as I have that I would have this waiting game down pat.  I’m improving, but boy is it tough!

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I am a fighter!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

**The aim of this site is to tell my experiences with honesty. Therefore, some blog posts may trigger an adverse reaction. If a post is beginning to upset you, I advise that you please stop reading it immediately and talk to your support team.

I am a fighter!

I have been a fighter for my entire life.  What and who I have fought has changed throughout my lifetime, but my nonetheless I continue to fight.

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.

I spent my childhood, teen years, and twenties fighting to protect myself from my abuser.  When I reached my thirties, I had finally broken the chains that had held me back for my entire life.  I thought that would be the end of my fight, that from that point on life would become easier. But I was wrong.  In fact, not only did the battle that I thought was over take on a whole new life, but I also found myself at war with multiple chronic illnesses.

I will never be grateful to my abuser.  I will never thank him for the horrendous things he has done to me or my family.  I will never consider myself lucky to have been through what I have, but I will admit that the fight I wish I had never fought is what taught me how to fight for my life after my chronic illnesses hijacked my body.

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The Disabled Diva’s Blog Weekly Recap April 29-May 3, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Disabled Diva Blog Weekend Recap April 29 – May 3, 2019

Tips that will make going to the movies with chronic pain enjoyable again

Bed Rest Just Got Better

The Disabled Diva’s Pain Management Plan

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Bed Rest Just Got Better

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bed Rest Just Got Better

If I have learned anything in my 20 years of living with multiple chronic illnesses such as psoriatic disease, fibromyalgia, endometriosis, and degenerative disc disease to name a few it is that comfort is a necessity when riding out a flare. Not just flares, but also when prescribed bed rest after an injury or surgery.

After being diagnosed with multiple broken ribs and being prescribed six weeks of bed rest, I wasted no time finding and purchasing products that would provide comfort during my recovery period.

The product I am reviewing today has taken my bed rest experience to a new level.

Check it out!

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Tips that will make going to the movies with chronic pain enjoyable again

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tips that will make going to the movies with chronic pain enjoyable again!

Before chronic pain from fibromyalgia, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, degenerative disc disease, coccydynia, and endometriosis took over my life, I used to go to the movie theater at least once a week.

As my pain increased and other painful health issues were added to my collection of diagnoses, my love for spending the afternoon watching movies at a theater turned into loathing.

I gave up.

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. The proceeds earned fund the giveaways I host in my Facebook groups.

Instead of getting excited for the release of a new movie, I dreaded having to avoid spoilers while waiting for it to stream on Netflix or Hulu.

Then a few years ago, I realized that although going to the theater every weekend might not be possible, I could still go and enjoy the movies I was most passionate about.  All I had to do was let go of my pride, get creative, and find solutions to what was making it such a torturous event.

I may have broken ribs, but I was NOT about to allow them to keep me from seeing Avengers: Endgame in theaters.

I could have tried avoiding spoilers and waited a few weeks until I felt better, but I didn’t want to.

Instead, I assessed my needs and came up with a plan that allowed me to go and make it through the movie without too much additional pain.

Here is what I did and how it can help you!

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The Disabled Diva’s Blog Weekly Recap April 22-26, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Disabled Diva Blog Weekend Recap

April 22-26, 2019

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

Being put on bedrest has put some kinks in my life… A little online shopping is smoothing them out…. Join The Disabled Diva’s Product Picks group on Facebook to find out what I purchased, why I purchased those items, and how they can help you too!

Want to learn more about cannabis and chronic pain? Join Making Pain My Bitch with The Disabled Diva

Looking for daily encouragement and accountability in your fitness quest? Join Fitness Buddies!

Love Disneyland and want to learn and share more tips about visiting the park? Join Disneyability

Need a laugh or want to hang out with others who understand what it is like to live with chronic pain and illness? Join Spoon Rest.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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