Fibromyalgia fatigue versus pain. Both fibro symptoms are debilitating, but is one really worse than the other? The Disabled Diva shares her thoughts!
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What Does Fibro Fog Feel Like? – Get To Know This Strange Fibromyalgia Symptom
What does fibro fog aka brain fog feel like? The Disabled Diva shares how this strange fibromyalgia symptom is more than forgetfulness.
5 Scandalous Reasons People Believe Fibromyalgia is Fake
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!
Incurable Friend 101-What You Need to Know
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 You Should Follow and Support
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.
5 Confidence-Building Quotes
Confidence-building quotes to remind you of the strength that chronic illness wants to take from you.
How Mobility Aids Improve Living with Chronic Illness
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!
Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Connection
🧐 1 in 3 people with psoriasis may develop psoriatic arthritis. Learn more about it here!
Is it Fibromyalgia or Something Else?
Is it fibromyalgia or something else? Eleven symptoms that are shared with other chronic illnesses.
Living with Pain, Misunderstood and Ignored
Chronic pain is misunderstood by our family, friends, doctors, and even ourselves. If not careful those misunderstandings could lead to more pain.
Life After Pandemic, What Should Not Change?
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!
Spring Clean: Spruce up your view!
Today I am going to present you with a spring cleaning idea that you may not have thought of……. sprucing up your view!
Your Flare Will End In 5 Days! Would a Recovery Time Frame Make Getting Through Your Next Chronic Pain/Illness Flare Less Frustrating?
Lack of a chronic pain/illness flare recovery time frame leads to frustration, guilt, and depression. Is having one unrealistic? It may not be!
The Mandalorian Approach to Explaining What it is Like to Live with Fibromyalgia and Psoriatic Arthritis
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 Gifts that are Perfect for the Chronically Ill
Fun Valentine’s Day gift ideas that show your partner how much you love them while respecting the boundaries of their chronic illness.
5 Self-Care Activities to Help You Regain the Self-Love That You Did Not Realize Your Chronic Illness had Stolen
Fall back in love with yourself! Regain the self-love that your chronic illness stole with these five self-care activities and journal prompts!
My Top 19 Chronic Illness Blog and Social Media Posts of 2019
Check out my top 19 chronic illness blog and social media posts of 2019 ! Did your favorite make the list?
Download Your Free Merry Christmas Eve and Day Self-Care Checklist
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!
Eat, Speak, Move, and Act Like You Love Yourself, Even if You Have to Fake it!
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?
Memes That Describe What it is Like to Have a Chronic Illness During the Holidays
Funny memes that perfectly describe what it is like to have a chronic illness during the holidays.