Is your chronic life lacking color? Does it feel gray and gloomy? Here are some simple ways to make your life more colorful and enjoyable.
February is the perfect month to declare how much you love every move your body makes despite the challenges your chronic illness creates. Learn to forgive your body when fibromyalgia, arthritis, endometriosis, or another debilitating disease places limitations on your physical abilities.
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 many years of my life I have found dissecting and analyzing them to be more helpful and to my surpriseContinue reading “Fighting a Chronic Nightmare”
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.