Every year I see hundreds if not thousands of posts on social media from people with chronic illnesses wishing for a better new year. Their wishes for less pain, more energy, and for an easier life are not unreasonable. The problem is that they are just that, wishes. Today I am going to share 12 ways to make them a reality.
Our illnesses have the ability to make us doubt everything about us…. but could there be times when they are lying?
Walking is a great form of exercise if you follow my 5 practices for staying safe.
Join my November step challenge!
The most important part of creating, remaining within, and pushing my boundaries is tracking my steps. Not having my steps accurately counted is a problem. Find out how I solved it and how you can too!
Join us for ongoing step challenges! Be held accountable and feel better! Did I mention that there are prizes?!?!?!
Self-care may look different from one person to the next, but we should have the same end goal of improving our physical and/or mental health. Ways to do this are ….
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!
I may be able to lie to myself, but I can’t lie to others. Having fitness accountability partners makes sticking with my exercise goals easier and I am less apt to create excuses for not following through. Check out my new group and join us today!
We took the drinking game where everyone drinks when certain words are spoken during a movie and turned it into a healthy game that the entire family, even the chronically ill, can play!
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.
Everyone has limitations and roadblocks for exercising, but they can loom large when you’re struggling with a chronic illness. Don’t throw in the towel, though…. You’re going to need it after you conquer your exercise goals!
This week Abigail shares why she exercises even though she isn’t a huge fan of it
Does Exercising Feel Like Torture? By: Cynthia In this vlog post I talk about exercising. Why was I torturing myself? Was there a better way? Click here to read about my home gym […]
I have been living with multiple chronic illnesses for over 17 years. Throughout this time I have learned to expect my body to fail my expectations. Some of those failures were due to my own unrealistic expectations of what I wanted to do and others were the result of my conditions progressing making it impossible for my body to do what it had been. If I have learned anything throughout my chronic life it is that I should always expect the unexpected…..
Before becoming chronically ill I used to love exercising. Outside of making time to do it, I never had to put much thought into it. Other than changing my shoes or clothing, I never had to prepare my body for a workout. Afterwards I could go on with my day and do whatever I wanted. Since becoming chronically ill I have struggled with working out regularly because of how unpredictable my diseases are
Forget exercising, the pain I experience from Fibromyalgia, Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, and Endometriosis makes just getting to the gym an exhausting workout. Yet, I needed to do something, so I created a home gym