6 Things An Octopus Can Teach Us About Life With Chronic Illness
Everywhere we look we can find lessons to help us through our lives. In this article I share 6 things I learned from a two minute octopus video. These six things can help you too!
When The New Year Isn't Promising To Be Too Happy
6 Things you can do when the New Year seems more weighed down by scary unknowns than ripe with new possibilities. #chroniclife #chronicillness #chronicpain
Do You Have A Chronic Illness? Are You Bummed Out By A Dirty, Cluttered House? Here's Help!
Life with a chronic illness drains our physical energy, our mental capacity, and demands quite a bit of our time. Do we really want to use our limited resources on cleaning and maintaining stuff that we don’t love or use? So what should we do? Start Here!
5 Reasons Why Sleep Is Critical When You're Chronically Ill
For a person with a chronic illness getting sick can be so discouraging. You already function at a slower pace and feel the need to get more done. Add sickness on top of all that and you just feel like a wasted lump. Despite our desire to shake it off and get on with life we need to allow time for sleep and healing.
How to make your morning with chronic pain easier
When you're in pain sometimes it's just too hard to shower, get dressed, do my hair and makeup etc. When I'm really not feeling well, getting ready can seem like an insurmountable task.
Can You Choose Joy When You're Chronically Ill?
You might be wondering why I would choose a book written by someone who succumbed to her illness at the age of 38. Simple. Her writing is open and honest. She doesn't sugarcoat the details (ankylosing spondylitis, leukopenia, and steroid-induced Cushings). She tells about the pain and loneliness of being totally homebound. But through the struggles, she chose joy. To say I admire that would be an understatement. I desire joy, I long for it, and I fall so short.
How to prioritize your health with a chronic illness | Chronic Mom
Having a chronic illness or living with chronic pain can quickly become overwhelming and it gets even more complicated when it's an invisible chronic illness. When your illness is invisible people assume that you are okay and they have no problem asking things of you. Because of this one of the most important things to remember is that it is okay to tell people no. Here are four things to keep in mind when it comes to saying no
How to have a successful Covid19 Christmas with chronic illness | Chronic Mom
We're all wondering how to thread the needle of safety and seeing family this year. It's been a long hard year and everyone wants to kick back and relax. So what does this mean for those of us with chronic illness and disability who are more susceptible to Covid-19? #chronicillness #Covid19 #disability #immunocompromised #chronicpain #christmas #holidays
Surviving Covid-19 when you have a chronic illness | Chronic Mom
Hurt is hurt, and every time by responding we honor we honor our own struggle and the struggles of others by responding with empathy the healing that results heal us all #covid19 #chronicillness