7 ways to win at chronic illness

Having a chronic illness is a learning process, there’s a lot of mistakes you make along the way. Sometimes you even make the same mistakes over and over again. Get a little bit of energy and use it all up cleaning the house. It’s so nice when you start to feel good, and even though you […]

pinterest parenting fails

Okayist parent alert- this isn’t a Pinterest household

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links I’ve never been the Pinterest parent and my house has never been a Pinterest house, but since the advent of chronic illness things may have slid…a little. Not that we live in filth or anything, things just aren’t as perfect as I would like them to be. Then again, […]

self healing at the source of pain, a painkare review

Self healing at the source of pain- PainKare review

I have been given this product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company.  PainKare is a FDA approved device aiming to use microcurrent biostimulation to promote self-healing at […]

6 things to look for in a fibromyalgia doctor

6 things to look for in a Fibromyalgia doctor

Finding a doctor willing to consider a fibromyalgia diagnosis can be a long and difficult process. On average it takes about five years to get diagnosed partly because some doctors don’t believe in fibromyalgia and others aren’t willing to treat a condition with no cure. My personal experience fits into this narrative as it took me […]

my spoonie essentials: what i need to survive living in pain

5 essentials in my spoonie survival kit

This post contains affiliate links Living with chronic pain and fatigue is draining on the body and mind. What makes it even more tiresome is finding the right things to ease your pain. It’s a long experimental process, and it’s usually an expensive one. What works for you might not work for someone else, but with […]