Living with Pain, Misunderstood and Ignored

Chronic pain is misunderstood by our family, friends, doctors, and even ourselves. If not careful those misunderstandings could lead to more pain.

What COVID19 and Social Distancing have Returned to the Lives of the Chronically Ill

COVID19 and social distancing have taken a lot away from us, but there are a few things they have given the chronically ill that are worth celebrating!

California COVID-19 Lockdown, One Down, Three More Weeks to Go!

I am dealing with California’s coronavirus lock-down one week at time and in my own way. Sharing my thoughts, perspectives, and experiences.

How COVID-19 has Changed the Lives of the Chronically Ill

COVID-19 has changed our lives in ways we never imagined. Let’s take a look at how it has impacted life with a chronic illness.

Coping with a 30 Day Stay at Home Order in California

Living with chronic pain is messy! Find out how it has messed up my plans and home in this week’s word of the week blog post.

Spring Clean: Disinfect Your Diet

It’s time to spring clean your diet! How journaling helped me weed out the foods and ingredients that were increasing my chronic pain.

Spring Clean: Spruce up your view!

Today I am going to present you with a spring cleaning idea that you may not have thought of……. sprucing up your view!

My Word of the Week is Limited * How My Current Chronic Pain Flare is Limiting My Time, Energy, Ability, and Patience. How I am Getting By without Giving Up!

My current chronic pain flare has limited my time, energy, ability, and patience. This is how I am getting by without giving up.

Your Flare Will End In 5 Days! Would a Recovery Time Frame Make Getting Through Your Next Chronic Pain/Illness Flare Less Frustrating?

Lack of a chronic pain/illness flare recovery time frame leads to frustration, guilt, and depression. Is having one unrealistic? It may not be!

Word of the Week * TIRED * Living with Incurable Abdominal Chronic Pain

My word of the week is TIRED! Unless someone lives with chronic pain, they have no idea how tiring it can be or how long it takes to recover from a flare.

My Valentines Day Wish For All of You Chronic Pain Warriors Who Fight a Battle that NO ONE Understands

A Valentines Day wish from me to you, someone who understands and knows all too well how exhausting living with chronic pain can be!

What The Disabled Diva is Looking at, Playing, Joining, Invigorated by, and Ditching This Month. Living with Fibromyalgia and Psoriatic Arthritis

In this month’s linkup I share what I am looking at, playing, joining, invigorated by, and ditching to make living with my chronic illnesses easier, less painful, and more fun!

The Mandalorian Approach to Explaining What it is Like to Live with Fibromyalgia and Psoriatic Arthritis

Have you watched The Mandalorian on Disney Plus? My family had a weekly date to watch it together. Afterward, we would discuss the episode or show in general. One thing that surprised me was how deeply I related to the Mandalorian whenever he was questioned about not removing his helmet. What does this have to do with living with fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis? Read on to find out!

Valentine’s Gifts that Say I Love You While also Making Life with Fibromyalgia and Psoriatic Arthritis Less Painful

Choosing the perfect Valentine’s Day gifts can become quite difficult when the object of your affection has a chronic illness like fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis. But have no fear! I am here to share a few ideas that will provide your loved one with comfort and joy long after February 14th!

Fun Valentine’s Day Gifts that are Perfect for the Chronically Ill

Fun Valentine’s Day gift ideas that show your partner how much you love them while respecting the boundaries of their chronic illness.

Purging and revamping my chronic life! Out with the old and in with the new! Life with Fibromyalgia and Psoriatic Arthritis

My chronic life was in need of a good purge and revamping! Discover the changes that will make it easier, less painful, and more fun!

Living with Fibromyalgia and Psoriatic Arthritis: Starting 2020 Off With a Bang!

Living with fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis is strange. Who knew that after a rough ending to 2019 that I would enter 2020 with a bang! Find out why in my latest health update!

Four Fibromyalgia Pain Fighting Philosophies for a Fabulous New Year!

Thrive this New Year by following these fibromyalgia and chronic pain-fighting philosophies that will make your life easier, less painful, and more fun!

My Top 19 Chronic Illness Blog and Social Media Posts of 2019

Check out my top 19 chronic illness blog and social media posts of 2019 ! Did your favorite make the list?

Memes That Describe What it is Like to Have a Chronic Illness During the Holidays

Funny memes that perfectly describe what it is like to have a chronic illness during the holidays.

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