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?
Part of my self-care practice includes recognizing what I have to be thankful for. Join me this November by giving thanks all month long!
This month we are scaring up healthy habits! No tricks just a bag full of treats for your body and mind.
What’s the big deal about elderberries? That’s exactly what I wondered when I first heard about them. Today I am sharing why they are part of my daily wellness plan.
Get ready for autumn by stocking up on the select health products!
Through the years I have not only made changes to how I address and relieve my chronic pain, but I have made changes to how I vacation too!
Here are a few tips to help you better enjoy your summer vacation!
You see this young girl lying on a park bench, what is your first thought?
Don’t tell me what you think I want to hear or what you know would be most acceptable to be said, but tell me what your true first thought was………
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Not everyone understands why I fight. In fact, some people will never know the demons I have battled and I am happy that they will never be able to comprehend the torment that I have survived.
The Disabled Diva Blog Weekend Recap April 29 – May 3, 2019 Tips that will make going to the movies with chronic pain enjoyable again Bed Rest […]
When chronic pain made going to the movies difficult my first inclination was to stop going. Later, I found ways to make going to the cinema enjoyable and today I am sharing those tips with you!
The Disabled Diva Blog Weekend Recap April 22-26, 2019 How and why I am continuing to use straws despite California’s straw law. Being put on bedrest has […]
This post is not an environmental or political debate. Instead, its purpose is to showcase why some people need plastic straws and to share some options for those who live in or plan to visit California.
The Disabled Diva Blog Weekend Recap April 15-19, 2019 Hospital Horrors: Leaving in more pain than I arrived in Hospital Horrors Part 2: Desperate to be heard! […]
Tears poured down my face as he outlined a diet plan and told me to return if the pain became worse. When he asked if there was anything else, I said yes, find what is wrong with me.
In last week’s blog post Why I fear hospitals, doctors, and test results I shared some of the ways that the medical profession has failed me and in some cases almost cost me my life. Who knew when I scheduled that post that I would once again be mistreated and misdiagnosed just a few days later.
The Disabled Diva Blog Weekend Recap April 8-12, 2019 Why PEMF therapy is a part of my daily pain management plan Why I fear doctors, hospitals, and test […]
I know my body well. In fact, I know better than any test or doctor. Not to sound conceited, but not one test or scan has ever shown the destruction that has been taking place in my abdomen since 2003. NOT ONE!! However, my theories have been validated in surgery and each surgery was proved necessary.
Does the thought of taking a summer vacation get you excited or does it send chills down your spine? I loved traveling before I became chronically ill. In addition to yearly Disneyland vacations, I loved exploring new areas in other states or within the ones that I lived in. Weekend road trips without a destination were my favorites.
Soon after chronic pain became a part of my daily life I began to loathe traveling.
Are the people who spend your time with wearing you down or affecting your attitude? You may need to sanitize your social circle.