Hey all, I hope everyone is enjoying their Sunday! Today I thought I would take the time to do a little quick update on a few changes I am making on Life with Spina Bifida. A couple of weeks ago I started having more migraines so my doctor told me to double the dosage on … Continue reading Blog update
When you are disabled or chronically ill taking medication will most likely be part of your life. Medications are what you need to functions but unfortunately, most people who aren't disabled or chronically ill don't understand that. All they see is us popping pills so they will start asking us questions like have you tried … Continue reading Have you been shamed for taking medication?
It is Pain Awareness Month and since living with chronic migraines my days have never been the same. Before I get into anything let me shed some light on some statistics did you know that fifty million people in the United States have chronic pain and twenty million of those people have pain so severe … Continue reading A Day In The Life Of A Chronic Migraineur!
Take a minute to think back to a really long exhausting workday. Do you remember how exhausted you were and how much you just wanted to get into bed? Now imagine having to repeat that same exhausting shift every day for a month with minimal rest. Exhausting right? Well, that is a small fraction of … Continue reading How To Cope With Chronic Fatigue
Just before I went on vacation I deleted all my personal social media accounts and lots of people of been wondering why? Blogging can take more time than most people realize and when you have personal accounts you have to manage on time of that it can take away the little time you do have … Continue reading I deleted all my personal accounts! Why?
Next week I am leaving to go on vacation and don't get me wrong I love visiting family but I hate traveling! I don't think I know someone who hates traveling more than I do and now since living with chronic pain, I hate it even more! There are so many things that I have … Continue reading Traveling With Chronic Pain
Supporting someone with chronic pain can be difficult if you don't live in pain. Chronic pain sufferers learn how to cope with their pain and often times because we don't look like we are in pain so people assume we aren't! Friday is my birthday and although it will probably be a pretty good day … Continue reading All I want for my birthday is some pain relief!
May is mental health awareness month and since mental health is something I have been struggling with for the last couple of years I thought I would share with you what I am doing to improve it. Mental is just as important as your physical but sadly most people don't take it as seriously as … Continue reading Mental health awareness: How am I improving my mental health?
My life has changed in so many ways since living with chronic pain! To be honest I crave the life I had before I started having constant pain because the life I have now is not even remotely similar. I don't have the drive to do a lot of things I used to so there … Continue reading My chronic life: how has it changed?
Over the last month, I have been interning at an employment agency to try to get some job skills that I can put on my job resume. I have done something like this before but it was an entirely different experience because my first job training was not right the fit and, to be honest, … Continue reading Working with chronic pain
When you have chronic pain all you want is relief! Unfortunately, not everyone is able to get that relief because doctors may not be able to figure out what is causing your pain so finding an effective treatment plan may be difficult. Medical advancements are making it possible for more patients to live a pain-free … Continue reading Chronic pain myths you need to stop believing!
My blog is all about educating you about different disabilities and conditions. Chronic illnesses and disabilities are very different but very important subjects so I asked my friend Alessia to tell her story about living with a chronic illness. Being diagnosed with a chronic illness is a daunting experience. While often not fatal, it changes … Continue reading Guest post: Chronic illness as an expat: my chronic illness story