February 2017

Support System…Why They Are Important. 

February 28, 2017 Staying Healthy, Stress

Support system…… what is it? Where do we find them? Why do we need them? Who needs it?  A Support System is defined as a network of people who provide an individual with practical or emotional support. Anyone and everyone needs support this doesn’t have to be something just for people with chronic illness. People who have gone through a bad marriage, or abusive relationship or drug addiction all need a support system as well. Research has shown that thoseRead More

A Little Inspiration 

February 25, 2017 Inspiration

Periodically I receive emails of inspiration from a dear friend that really hit home. She sent me this and I just felt compelled  to share.   Hope this touches someone like it did me!!!   GOD LOVES YOU ​Sometimes when we are going through difficult times, we can think that God does not notice, or care. But there is encouragement for us in the Bible, and especially in the Psalms, that He does care for us and love us. ForRead More

PRODUCT REVIEW 

February 19, 2017 "Me" time, Product Reviews, Spoonies

So last week I received a TON of product from Tracy Wood and the Spoonique Boutique on Etsy and Instagram. She sent me everything from bath bombs to lip gloss. It will take me a LONG Time to use everything but I thought I would give a quick review of what I have used so far.  This stuff is totally amazing. Put it on your lips and rub it in for a few seconds and then wipe it off andRead More

Alternative Therapy to Treat Fibromyalgia 

Fibromyalgia……..Is defined as a widespread musculoskeletal pain disorder accompanied by fatigue, sleep disturbances and memory issues. At this time there is no cure and no definite treatment. The standard treatments right now are pain killers, antidepressants and anti-seizure medications. These help reduce the symptoms but don’t really treat the condition as a whole. So many people will turn to alternative therapies to help control the symptoms of their fibromyalgia! Let’s take a look at some of the most popular alternativeRead More

Love Yourself!

February 16, 2017 "Me" time, Staying Healthy

Love yourself first and everything else falls in line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in the world – Lucille Ball.  With everything we do, and that is going on it today’s world we have to learn to take some time for ourselves. It’s not selfish. It’s a MUST. Finding 15 min a day of uninterrupted “me” time can be challenging at best. We all know that when we do find time to do things weRead More

The Ins and Outs of Fatigue

February 14, 2017 Exercise, Sleep, Staying Healthy

Fatigue…… something everyone deals with at one point or another. The definition of fatigue is a lack of energy and motivation. This means anyone can be effected by fatigue. However, fatigue brought on by a chronic illness is like nothing a person has ever experienced. And most people don’t understand this kind of fatigue. It’s the kind of fatigue that makes daily life hard and sometimes impossible. It makes special outings a thing that is paid for for days, notRead More

You Might Be A Spoonie If…….

February 12, 2017 Spoonies

First, what is a spoonie? Basically, it is a person who lives with life altering fatigue of a chronic illness. The idea originated from Christine Miserandino, of But You Don’t Look Sick, when she wrote the “Spoon Theory,” that explains how we #spoonies allot Time and energy throughout our day by using a series of spoons. Since then thousands of people have been using “spoonie” to describe themselves. So……You may be a spoonie if: 1. You wake up tired afterRead More

Product Review

February 11, 2017 Product Reviews, Staying Healthy

Over the last few months I’ve been trying to find products that make my daily life easier or better. When you have so much pain daily anything you can find that makes your day a little better is a bonus. So I’m going to talk about a few products I’ve been using lately in hopes that they help you in some way.  The first one is MAGNESIUM LOTION by Life-Flo. This lotion contains magnesium and coconut oil so it’s helpfulRead More

What Was I Writing About???? Oh YA…. BRAIN FOG

February 10, 2017 Uncategorized

When someone mentions brain fog before you have ever experienced it you just shake your head and wonder what they are talking about. Once it hits you, you never wonder again!!! It real, and its real frustrating. It can make holding a real discussion very hard because you can’t come up with the words you want. It also can make you feel really dumb…. Not because you lack intelligence, but because you can’t say what you mean. Brain fog canRead More

What is Interstitial Cystitis?

Interstitial Cystitis….. I’ve never heard of this? What is it? How would it make me feel?? Interstitial Cystitis or IC (Bladder Pain Syndrome BPS) is defined as a chronic or long-lasting, condition that causes painful urinary symptoms. It is a feeling of pain and pressure in the bladder without having an infection or other clear causes. What are the SYMPTOMS of IC- The symptoms from this condition vary widely from person to person. That being said the symptoms may also come and go andRead More

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