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 […]
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?
Funny memes that perfectly describe what it is like to have a chronic illness during 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.
Instead of waiting until 2020 to set and reach health goals, I am doing it now with the help of a Pack Health coach!
For healthcare to work, we the patient, need to be heard. Find out what I am doing to give the medical community a better understanding of what is important to us.
How many times have had an appointment with a new doctor only to have them ignore, dismiss, or laugh at your symptoms and concerns? What if you could interview doctors before scheduling an appointment?
This month we are scaring up healthy habits! No tricks just a bag full of treats for your body and mind.
Everyone likes hearing that they did a good job or that their work made someone else’s life better, right? Sure, but when you have been continuously doubted, made fun of, or shamed because of your chronic illness, accepting a compliment isn’t so easy.
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!
The chronically ill need more than the basics after an earthquake, find out what you should have on hand….
Topics covered this week: PTSD and cannabis, tips to help you sleep, why we need to stop comparing our chronic illness journey to others, and the assumptions people make!