Tips for dealing with brain fog caused by fibromyalgia and other chronic illnesses.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Whether it is one single tear rolling down my cheek or many pouring out of my eyes, they still represent the kind of pain you secretly wish upon the wickedest of people.
Between the false hope, my doctors issued and the pressure from friends and family to get better, making changes to how I lived never crossed my mind. But it should have and here is why:
How many times have you explained your chronic illness to someone and their response was “It could be worse”? Those words, no matter what intention they were said with, cut deep into the heart of someone living with a chronic illness. And here is why saying “It could be worse” should be avoided
The Disabled Diva’s Blog Weekend Recap! Feb 18-22, 2019 Cinematic Calisthenics: An Indoor Workout Than Anyone Can Do Four ways I prevent leg cramps How to have a pleasant […]
Here is a rundown of this week’s articles! Read what you missed and share what you liked! Love is Stupid In this article, Donna […]
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I know that there are times when you don’t feel tough. I also know that there are days when you truly lack physical strength, but that doesn’t mean that you aren’t tough.
Three ways I relieve chronic pain from fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis while I am visiting Disneyland.
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.
Today I want to tell you that it is okay to not be okay with traveling during the holiday season! And here is why!
I have been diagnosed with a case of the no nos and I don’t like it one bit!!!
When my chronic illnesses first stole my ability to hit the dance floor, I didn’t really think much about what I had lost…. Then last year a burning desire to move my feet ignited……..
Three, Two, One…… and after the clock strikes midnight I will be fifty. The final three reasons is actually one reason made up of three words…. Nobody Else Could That is right! I am here […]
You might think you are comparing apples to apples when you compare your abilities with someone who has the same chronic illness, but it’s not that simple……
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!