How many times have you felt the need to validate yourself and/or your condition this week? Or even this month? How many times have you found yourself explaining your health to someone who probably has no reason to know what’s really going on? Or found yourself explaining why you can or can’t do something or go somewhere? Now let me ask another question….. Why do you feel like you have to validate yourself and your condition?
Best Practice Or Medical Malpractices | You Decide
At this point, I am tired of Michigan primary care doctors treating me like a drug seeker. I did not ask for any of these diseases.
Cold or Flu? How To Know The Difference
This time of year it seems like everyone is sick. Colds and stomach bugs and even the FLU. But sometimes it’s hard to differentiate between a cold or the full blown flu especially for those of us with weakened immune systems.
Holiday Gift Guide 2018
Just like many of you I have trouble coming up with a list when asked for one by my friends or family. And just like everyone else I know, I would love to get away with giving gifts that are less than $30. But when you look at what’s available, it seems an impossible task.
So, I went through the things I love that I’ve either gotten as gifts, purchased for myself, or have in my cart at Amazon. And I put together a great list for anyone on your list who may deal with a chronic illness (and those who don’t).
Tips To Help The Chronically Ill Survive The Holidays
When a person is dealing with a chronic illness holidays can almost be more work than they are worth. That being said there are ways to make the holidays easier for spoonies and I would like to share a few ways that this can happen. This is not geared toward one condition or another and can be tailored to fit just about any condition.
Finding The Positives….
It is so easy to get stuck focusing on the bad things in life and focus solely on how things haven’t turned out the way you had in mind. It’s easy to list off the things you have missed out on or didn’t get to do because you…
No One Asked For This
Let’s just be really honest. NO ONE ever asks to live with pain. Whether it be the short term pain of an illness or Injury….
Coping With Winter When You Have an Auto-immune Disease
Well it’s winter again. Do you have what you need to handle the cold weather?…
Chronic Illness Symptom Tracker | You Need This!
I felt it really needed to have a symptom tracker divided by body systems where one can document what kind of issues they are having with each body system every week.
Roughly 3.4 million Americans have epilepsy and 1 in 10 people in the United States will have at least one seizure in their lifetime.