5 tips for finding motivation

5 tips for finding motivation, even with chronic illness

It’s one of those high pain, low energy days and you just can’t motivate yourself to do much of anything. You feel the weight of your illness crashing down on you and you just want to hide from everything and everyone, so what do you do? If you’re like me sometimes you let the weight […]

the 10 best ideas for those living with chronic illness

10 best gifts for those living with chronic illness

This post may contain affiliate links. See my disclosure for more details. A few weeks ago I shared my favorite spoonie items that I can’t live without. After hearing from other spoonies about what products they rely on I’ve added several new items to my wish list and created a gift guide for spoonies this […]

what self care means when you have a chronic illness

What self care means when you have a chronic illness

This is a sponsored post for Self Care Catalysts. I have been compensated through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. All opinions remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. One of the most important lessons I’ve learned because of chronic illness is the necessity of self care. Self care is vital […]

when doctors don't listen to their patients

When doctors don’t want to listen to their patients

It’s no secret that I dislike doctors and don’t trust them. I have a whole category on my blog entitled “doctors suck” after all. A lot of people wonder how I can dislike doctors when they are thoughtful, educated, and selfless human beings who are just trying to use their knowledge to bless humanity. When I hear […]

when people think your chronic illness makes you useless

When people think your illness means you’re useless

I’m a very capable person, my parents even joke that I have responsibility stamped on my DNA. I couldn’t be irresponsible if I tried because I’d be too overcome by guilt. Which is why I hate that people see me as being less capable because I have a chronic illness. People see me as being unreliable […]