Here are six reasons that I have been using cannabis to combat psoriatic arthritis pain since 2013 and have no plans of stopping.
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Top Fibromyalgia Recommendations From Fifteen Experienced Patients
Top fibromyalgia recommendations from fifteen experienced patients. Great advice for the newly diagnosed and those who have struggled for decades!
Why We Shouldn’t Compare Fibromyalgia Pain Levels
The pain scales used in hospitals and doctor’s offices may be a useful tool for people of average health, but they are utterly useless when it comes to conveying the pain experienced by those of us with fibromyalgia.
The Cost of Living with Fibromyalgia: Jobs
The pain and fatigue from fibromyalgia does more than inflict pain, it often causes people to give up their careers. Find out if it is possible to continue doing what you do or if it is time to move on.
The Cost of Living with Fibromyalgia – Mental Health
The body isn’t the only thing fibromyalgia inflicts pain on. Find out the toll it takes on our mental health and what we can do to protect it.
The Cost of Living with Fibromyalgia: Mobility
Whether it be from lack of energy, muscle weakness, nerve pain, joint pain, or one of the many other life interfering symptoms, there will come a time when using a mobility aid becomes a necessity.
The Cost of Living with Fibromyalgia: RESPECT
Respect of friends, family, and everyone in between was one the last things I thought I would lose after my diagnosis of fibromyalgia. Find out why it happened and what can be done to hang on to what you can!
The Cost of Living with Fibromyalgia: Social Life
Your body isn’t the only thing to suffer when living with fibromyalgia, your social life will too! Find out why and what can be done to prevent isolation.
The Cost of Living with Fibromyalgia: Pain, Pain, and More Pain
Living with fibromyalgia is far from easy. In part two of this seven part series, I share how we pay with pain.
The Cost of Living with Fibromyalgia: Doctor Trouble
The trouble with doctors and fibromyalgia, from recieving a diagnosis and everything that happens after.
The Cost of Living with Fibromyalgia
The cost of living with fibromyalgia goes beyond finances. Nothing I read at the time of my diagnosis could have prepared me for the high cost of living with fibromyalgia.
5 Ways to Reduce Fibromyalgia Pain
Five ways to reduce chronic pain from fibromyalgia.
Chronic Life: What You See Versus What Is Real
What you see versus what’s really going on in my chronic life may surprise you. Take a look at the photo above. What do you see? If I was someone who wasn’t with me at the time I might assume that she: is not using a mobility aid has full mobility has the energy toContinue reading “Chronic Life: What You See Versus What Is Real”
I am a fighter!
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.
How The Disabled Diva Manages Chronic Pain
For twelve years I followed my doctors pain management plan only to end up in a wheelchair and in horrific pain. Fed up, I created my own pain management plan and have been improving ever since.
Chronic Life: Does the waiting ever end?
Living with one or multiple chronic illnesses involves a LOT of waiting. We wait for doctor appointments, test results, pain relief, cures, diagnoses, people to understand, and so much more. But does it ever end? There is no simple answer to this question.
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 11-15, 2019
The Disabled Diva Blog Recap February 11, 2019. Make your Valentine’s day a great one despite your chronic illness and tips for a good night’s sleep!
The Disabled Diva’s Review of Earthley Soothing Skin Balm
My review of Earthley’s soothing skin balm for eczema.
Give your love the best Valentine’s day gift ever!
Want to give your Valentine a gift they will cherish and use forever?! Forget lingerie or jewelry! This year purchase something that you and they can appreciate and benefit from. Give them and yourself the gift of pain relief!