Fibromyalgia fatigue versus pain. Both fibro symptoms are debilitating, but is one really worse than the other? The Disabled Diva shares her thoughts!
Do your friends and family think fibromyalgia is fake?
The Disabled Diva shares 5 reasons people think fibro is not real, why they are VERY wrong, and how to defend your diagnosis!
What you need to know about your incurable friend in order to maintain a relationship that is healthy even though their body is not. What we need in a friend and how to be a good one.
Chronic illness patient leaders that you should follow and support. Living with fibromyalgia, arthritis, and endometriosis is tough, but the support, motivation, and resources that these patient advocates provide make it a little easier.
Confidence-building quotes to remind you of the strength that chronic illness wants to take from you.
Mobility aids can and will improve living with a chronic illness if we give them a chance. Here’s a breakdown of how and why you should try one!
🧐 1 in 3 people with psoriasis may develop psoriatic arthritis. Learn more about it here!
Is it fibromyalgia or something else? Eleven symptoms that are shared with other chronic illnesses.
Chronic pain is misunderstood by our family, friends, doctors, and even ourselves. If not careful those misunderstandings could lead to more pain.
Have you thought about what life will look like after the coronavirus pandemic ends? I have! And these are some changes I want to stick around!
My desire to prevent an increase of chronic pain or triggering a flare from fibromyalgia, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and endometriosis is just as high on my list as shielding myself from COVID-19. It is not just because I do not want to deal with more pain. But because I do not want to weaken myContinue reading “What I am Doing to Prevent Chronic Pain Flares While Self-Quarantined”
My week can be summed up by the song Under Pressure from Queen and David Bowie. Feeling pressured to feel better faster, do what others want, etc.
Today I am going to present you with a spring cleaning idea that you may not have thought of……. sprucing up your view!
Lack of a chronic pain/illness flare recovery time frame leads to frustration, guilt, and depression. Is having one unrealistic? It may not be!
Have you watched The Mandalorian on Disney Plus? My family had a weekly date to watch it together. Afterward, we would discuss the episode or show in general. One thing that surprised me was how deeply I related to the Mandalorian whenever he was questioned about not removing his helmet. What does this have to do with living with fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis? Read on to find out!
Fun Valentine’s Day gift ideas that show your partner how much you love them while respecting the boundaries of their chronic illness.
Fall back in love with yourself! Regain the self-love that your chronic illness stole with these five self-care activities and journal prompts!
Check out my top 19 chronic illness blog and social media posts of 2019 ! Did your favorite make the list?
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!
Loving yourself isn’t always easy, especially when you live with a painful chronic illness. What do you do when you can’t? How about faking it until you make it?