How Charlie’s Angels Prepared Me to Live with a Chronic Illness

how the 1970's tv show charlie's angels prepared me to live with a chronic illness

Little did I know that a show about beautiful, strong, and intelligent women would also give me the “know-how” I would need to survive life with not just one, but multiple chronic illnesses!

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Telling me that it could be worse won’t make me feel better

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

Tips to make your Valentine’s day special, despite your chronic illness

Valentine’s day is a time for expressing love to your special someone. It is not a day to go broke or to trigger chronic pain. If your celebration depletes both your bank account and energy supply, you are defeating the purpose of the day.