February is the month of love! It’s time to express your love to someone special. A time to spoil them or give them a gift that will make them feel all warm and fuzzy inside. But what about you? Shouldn’t you show yourself some love? I think so and that is why I have themed my Fitness Buddy February Challenge around loving ourselves.
Let’s get real, even life without a painful chronic illness can be difficult, but throw in an incurable injury or illness and it can be enough to make anyone want to throw in the towel.
As we bid this year farewell to 2018, I want to share a little exercise to help you enter the new year with a can do attitude!
“You are so much fun.” My friend said that to me…….my brain processed her words slowly. I heard them, but I didn’t truly digest them until later. Ever since they’ve regularly echoed in my mind and heart and made me smile.
When you shimmy into that swimsuit to play with your kids, think, “We’re going to have so much fun today!”, instead of, “Ugh, my huge thighs are so ugly!!”. This is a struggle for me every time I put on my swimsuit…..
Fighting a Chronic Nightmare Nightmares often trigger unwanted emotions. They may startle us, make us anxious, or terrify us. Our first instinct may be to distract ourselves by thinking about something else. However, through the […]
Has your chronic illness taken over your life? Find out how you can get back into the driver’s seat and start dominating your chronic life!
How often do you utter the words or think “I just want my old life back” or “I wish I could do what I used to”? Do those thoughts comfort you? They didn’t comfort me; in fact they did the opposite.