Unsolicited Advice People Given Me That is Not Helpful

When you are disabled or chronically ill you often will cross paths with someone who will either just straight tell you what is causing your disability or give you suggestions on how you can cure it.  For many people, there is no cure for there disability like you are being led to believe, and unless … Continue reading Unsolicited Advice People Given Me That is Not Helpful

What Every New Migraineur Needs To Know

When you are a new migraineur it can get overwhelming with all the things you have to learn about your condition to help better manage your pain.  If you have migraines your doctor will often prescribe preventative medication to help be in better control of your migraines and although medication usually will help the lifestyle … Continue reading What Every New Migraineur Needs To Know

What disabled people want you to know about the coronavirus

The most recent coronavirus outbreak is leaving a lot of people nervous and not just people that probably won't catch it and shouldn't be worried but many disabled people with chronic conditions that couldn't fight it. Any virus can be potentially dangerous for disabled people and even the common cold can cause some disabled people … Continue reading What disabled people want you to know about the coronavirus

A Letter To My Niece

Dear Lily, I will not be able to play with you in the same way your other aunt's and uncles can.  You will see me struggle with more things than your other aunts and uncles but that is okay. I may not be able to protect you in the same way an abled person can … Continue reading A Letter To My Niece

Loving Yourself Through Pain And Disability

Happy Valentine's Day!  When you are disabled or have chronic pain it can be difficult to love yourself because how can you when you struggle with so much? You wake up and go to bed in bed so what is there to love? There are lots of things to love about yourself but if you … Continue reading Loving Yourself Through Pain And Disability

Consider Yourself Lucky: It Could Be Cancer

When you are disabled or have chronic pain people often say things to you that can sound rude or insensitive. Sometimes people don't know any better and truly do mean and other times I truly don't understand what led me, people, to think that these comments would be okay. When you say at least you … Continue reading Consider Yourself Lucky: It Could Be Cancer

Things I crave because of migraine

When you have chronic pain or migraines it is likely you will have some type of craving and during times like the holiday, it can be especially difficult to fight these cravings. Unlike your friends who can eat until their heart's content and only have weight gain to worry about people with chronic pain have … Continue reading Things I crave because of migraine

My Chronic Christmas: How To Keep Your Pain Bearable This Holiday Season

Holidays are something that most people look forward to because it's a time when we have an excuse to take some time off work and spend time with our families but not if you have chronic pain.  When you have chronic pain you will miserable no matter what time of year it is because pain … Continue reading My Chronic Christmas: How To Keep Your Pain Bearable This Holiday Season

What People Can’t See About Life With Chronic Pain

When you live with chronic pain there is always more than meets the eye! You see what chronic pain sufferers want you to see and more often than not it is nothing compared to what we actually live with on a day to day basis. The truth is most people can't handle the realities of … Continue reading What People Can’t See About Life With Chronic Pain

The Good And The Bad Gift Ideas For Migraineurs

Thanksgiving will be here is just a few short days and before you know it Christmas! Thanksgiving is late this year so some of us may have already begun our Christmas shopping so we can get it all done in time but sometimes when you have to shop for certain people it can be a … Continue reading The Good And The Bad Gift Ideas For Migraineurs