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.
Tag Archives: invisible disabilities
How and why I am continuing to use straws despite California’s straw law.
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.
How to Plan the Best Summer Vacation Despite Your Chronic Illness
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.
Tears: I hold them back until pain pushes them out
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.
The Disabled Diva’s Blog Weekend Recap Feb 18-22, 2019
The Disabled Diva Blog Feb 18, 2019 Recap. Cinematic Calisthenics. leg cramps from fibromyalgia, and two product reviews!
Weekend Recap February 4-8, 2019
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 helps us overcome our insecurities and to recognize that we are worthy of being loved. Click here to read. *Disclosure: This post includes affiliate links. Meaning that at no additional costContinue reading “Weekend Recap February 4-8, 2019”
Weekend Recap Jan 27- Feb 1, 2019
The Disabled Diva Blog weekly recap for the week of Jan 27 – Feb 1, 2019. How to use CBD isolate and why you need a rest day!
Life may be tough, but so are you!
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 at Disneyland
Three ways I relieve chronic pain from fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis while I am visiting Disneyland.
Twelve Ways to Improve Your Chronic Life
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.
Don’t travel this holiday season if……
Today I want to tell you that it is okay to not be okay with traveling during the holiday season! And here is why!
Diagnosed with a case of the no nos!
I have been diagnosed with a case of the no nos and I don’t like it one bit!!!
I feel like dancing!
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……..
Countdown to 50: Nobody Else Could
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 today and my dreams of living a life that isn’t ruled by my chronic illnesses because I made it happen. Continue reading “Countdown to 50: Nobody Else Could”
Gala & Granny Smith
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……
Cinematic Calisthenics: An Indoor Workout Than Anyone Can Do
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!
*This post contains affiliate links In part two of our series on Chronic Attitudes on Dish’n with The Disabled Diva Podcast, my co-host Shane and I discuss a destructive chronic attitude that can be overcome after we accept what it is we are really seeking….. Click here to find out what that attitude is andContinue reading “Chronic Attitude”
Start the New Year with a New Attitude Towards Yourself
Dish’n with The Disabled Diva Podcast season 2 kicked off on Jan. 13, 2018. Listen in as my co-host Shane and I discuss negative thoughts, the destructive impact they have on your life, and why we think you are a WINNER! You will also find out how you can enter to win a copy ofContinue reading “Start the New Year with a New Attitude Towards Yourself”
A day at the beach revealed an awesome surprise
In my latest Oska Pulse Journey update, I am sharing what this drug-free pain relief device has done for me in four months that my doctors haven’t been able to do in seventeen years.
Taking care of me
Over the weekend I shared on Instagram how I was suffering from a summer cold. Leave it to me to get a summer cold!! Ugh… My purse looks like Walgreens threw up in there. Haha