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!
Stay on target! Have you joined The Disabled Diva’s Fitness Buddy group on Facebook? If not, it is time you joined the fun! Current members, scroll below to read this month’s challenge rules. This group […]
What you see versus what’s really going on in my chronic life may surprise you. Take a look at the photo above. What do you see? If I was someone who wasn’t with me at […]
Extreme temperatures and heatwaves are just two reasons that those of us with chronic illnesses struggle to sleep during the summer months. Summer storms, extra activities, stress, and anxiety also play a role. Today I […]
Your chronic pain/illness journey is as unique as your fingerprint. Just like your fingerprint, no one is going to experience the exact same thing, even if they have all the same illnesses/pains. How each body […]