I'm back! Technically I'm still recovering from surgery but I am healing a lot faster than expected and can definitely get back into blogging fulltime! Since surgery, I not only have had some of my bladder problems corrected but by some miracle, it has cured my chronic pain! I have been struggling with chronic pain … Continue reading What Chronic Pain Took From Me That I Now Have Back
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
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
If you have chronic pain you probably have been prescribed medication to hopefully manage your pain so that it's easier to function. For the most part, the medication your doctor prescribed will be reliable and prevent any bad pain flares but it is not perfect and sometimes it fails and you can't figure out why. … Continue reading How to manage pain without medication
When you are disabled or chronically ill people often expect you to be positive all the time and the moment you show any signs of negativity your Facebook wall will start blowing up with inspiration! Positivity is something we can all work on but there is such a thing as being too positive and when … Continue reading Can you be too positive?
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
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