natural disaster

What no one tells you about surviving a natural disaster with a chronic illness

For those who don’t follow my Facebook page I live in Texas on the gulf coast and we were just hit by a hurricane. It made landfall hundreds of miles away, but it caused a lot of rain and I do mean a lot. My town was on the national news for receiving the most […]

reducing stress and anxiety with liberty lixir CBD tincture

Reducing stress and anxiety with Liberty Lixir CBD tincture

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. I’ve long been interested in trying a CBD tincture but haven’t had the chance until […]

5 ways to combat your fatigue

5 ways to combat your fatigue

Fatigue is one of the most difficult symptoms people with chronic illness deal with. There’s no magic cure, no pill you can take, and no easy treatment. Fatigue is hard to understand which is why many doctors do not take it seriously and will suggest patients try harder or just get over it. Some will […]

to the person with chronic illness who feels invisible

To the person with chronic illness who feels invisible

I know it feels like no one thinks about you and that you’re invisible. I know it feels like no one cares or even notices when your illness forces you to disappear for a while. I know you carry a heavy burden that no one else sees. You carry the burden of other’s expectations and […]

taking opioids for chronic pain isn't addiction

Taking opioids for chronic pain isn’t addiction

Note: If you don’t have a sense of humor proceed at your own risk Dear chronic pain patients, In the last few years it’s come to the attention of the media, politicians, and society that people who take opioids for chronic pain are actually just a bunch of addicted junkies. You addicts whine and cry […]