living with chronic illness

Instagram These friends are perfect when I need a pick me up, a laugh, or just someone who understands exactly what it's
For those of you that are going through this, first and foremost, I am here for you.
I do everything I can to encourage my husband to go out and be social but understandably, it's hard for him. He sees his
Face it. Put your brave intentions somewhere you will see them often. Maybe a mirror or the fridge so it's staring you in
Disclaimer: I am not a doctor. All information presented should be regarded as friendly advice and opinions based on my own
These types of yearly emergency visits have become the norm over the past eight years. (My husband and I actually have a
We can literally think more pain into reality. "What you think about your pain and how you anticipate pain in the future
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Feeling super sensitive? One cool thing about Fibromyalgia is that once diagnosed, you're officially part Superhero! Part
What are your tips for a successful sleep? I would love to see them shared in the comments below. Keep it cold I'm talking
When is the right time to tell someone you have a chronic illness?
To keep loose, Marshall goes to a massage therapist every two weeks. Even though he feels worse initially, the warrior in
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I gave up tennis. I wouldn't give up fishing. And I do a lot of fishing, I'm a Flycaster. I have all kinds of gadgets I use
You can find Priya's full piece on Model Behaviors here. Before I truly understood her pain, I would get bothered when she
I will always be grateful to my former husband for keeping his word about having a child and allowing me to make the decision to give up this dream. Quietly and repeatedly, he asked how I could raise a child when I struggled to take care of myself. Eventually I realized he was right.
So one year ago, when my husband brought up becoming vegan (even though my body involuntarily recoiled in horror), I knew
Involve other family members in the conversation. Your partner will be happy to know they have a team of warriors supporting
Whether I'm getting a helping hand from a neighbor, taking pills to ease the symptoms of my condition, accepting an arm of support from a mother, or receiving a grace period from a meter maid, I believe, all the little acts make each day bearable, brighter, and better than the day before; these are my miracles.