Our illnesses have the ability to make us doubt everything about us…. but could there be times when they are lying?
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Packing for your Invisible Traveling Companions
I may be able to escape my everyday life by going on vacation, but there is no escaping my chronic conditions.
Six Ways to Dominate Christmas With a Chronic Illness
Dominate Christmas with chronic illness. How to make this holiday season merry and less painful!
Ten Signs That You Need a New Pain Management Plan
Is your pain management plan working? Here are 10 signs that it is NOT!
The Chronic Holiday To-Do List
There is one list that is far more important than any other, in fact it is even more important than who is on Santa’s naughty or nice list!! Do you know what that is? It is the Chronic Holiday To-Do List!!
Dominate the Holidays with These Energy Saving Gift Ideas
Dominate the holiday season with these energy saving gift ideas.
What are you waiting for?
Before my dreams of living the life I wanted could come true, I had to stop waiting for……
Countdown to 50: How getting real with myself made my dreams come true
Before my dreams of living the life I wanted and not the one that my chronic illnesses and pain were pushing me into came true, I had to get real with myself. This meant facing realities that I had not been willing to face for 13 years. It included accepting and letting go of thingsContinue reading “Countdown to 50: How getting real with myself made my dreams come true”
Road blocks, New groove, and Spinning my wheels
For 13 years my chronic illnesses destroyed my dreams. Fibromyalgia, psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis, and endometriosis became road blocks. I just stood there, waiting for my path to be cleared. The problem was that no one was going to clear it or create a new one, that was my job!
Fighting the white coats
I feel like I have been at war with white coats (doctors) for my entire adult life. Some of the battles were minor in comparison to the ones that put my life at risk, but nonetheless, each and every one of them drained me both physically and emotionally. Oh let’s not forget about how theyContinue reading “Fighting the white coats”
Living in La La Land
Has the opportunity to make one of your dreams come true presented itself? Did you go for it? If so, how did it turn out? If not, do you regret your decision? Would you make a different decision if the opportunity to make one of your dreams come true presented itself today?
Finding the PEMF device that fits your needs
PEMF pain relief device comparison. Pros and cons of 5 different devices for chronic muscle and joint pain and inflammation.
5 Tips That Will Make Trick or Treating With Chronic Pain Less Painful
Does the thought of taking your child trick or treating send chills down your spine? Fear not! Keep your Halloween from becoming chronically crappy with these five tips!
Make Pain Your Bitch: How to Dominate Your Chronic Life
A chronic illness doesn’t have to be the end of the life you love. It is possible to live a full and pleasurable life with less pain. My chronic illnesses felt like a death sentence, until I turned the tables. I began winning my battle with chronic pain six years ago and continue to make progress. Find out how!
Baby steps are better than NO steps!
One thing I have to remind myself of daily is that I didn’t get where I am overnight. But with one baby step at a time I am getting closer to my goals! Find out how I am doing it and how you can too!
How traveling with a chronic illness went from good to bad to what the heck just happened!
Having a chronic illness changes everything, including how we vacation. Find out how my vacation experiences have changed throughout my chronic life and get tips on improving yours!
How to minimize chronic pain while on a road trip
Don’t let your chronic pain keep you experiencing the adventures of a road trip. Check out these tips from The Disabled Divas and I to make your next road trip less painful.
Spring Cleaning Doesn’t Have to be Painful
This month is often when people start thinking about doing some deep-cleaning and a purging of household junk, but when you have a chronic illness, this can be a daunting thought. Spring cleaning can be a PAIN, literally and otherwise!
Winter Wellness Woes
Depending on where you live, six more weeks of winter may mean being stuck inside for a few more weeks. Here are some suggestions to keep your body moving without having to go outside.
Retiring My Wheelchair
That’s it!! I am done!! Just because I have a chronic illness, it doesn’t mean that I have to let people push me around.