How Mobility Aids Improve Living with Chronic Illness

Mobility aids can and will improve living with a chronic illness if we give them a chance. Here’s a breakdown of how and why you should try one!

Relax, Reduce Pain and Anxiety, Detox, and Save Big

My favorite site for natural remedies has just released some amazing new products and a discount code to save big!

F words that describe what it is like to live with Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is one F word after another! It is felonious, ferocious, freaky, frightening, and so much more!

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.

SAVE YOUR VACATION WITH THESE TIPS!

Don’t let your chronic pain or an injury be the reason you end your vacation early. Here are some tips to keep the good times rolling!

A PEEK INTO MY “ON THE GO” PAIN RELIEF BAG

Before you plan your next vacation or outing, take a peek into my on the go chronic pain relief bag. These items allow me to stay out longer!

Did your chronic illness insist that you spend your vacation in bed?

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!

Healing takes time, don’t rush it!

You’d think that after living with multiple chronic illnesses for as long as I have that I would have this waiting game down pat. I’m improving, but boy is it tough!

Bed Rest Just Got Better

If I have learned anything in my 20 years of living with multiple chronic illnesses such as psoriatic disease, fibromyalgia, endometriosis, and degenerative disc disease to name a few it is that comfort is a necessity when riding out a flare. Not just flares, but also when prescribed bed rest after an injury or surgery.Continue reading “Bed Rest Just Got Better”

Tips That Will Make Going to the Movies with Chronic Pain Enjoyable Again

When chronic pain made going to the movies difficult my first inclination was to stop going. Later, I found ways to make going to the cinema enjoyable and today I am sharing those tips with you!

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.

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