2017 chronic illness guide

2017 Chronic Illness Holiday Gift Guide

This post includes affiliate links, please see my disclosure policy for more details.  We’re heading into the holiday season, and as someone who can never remember when people ask me what I want for Christmas I figured I would make a list (but not check it twice). This is a collection of my favorite chronic […]

4 weird ways my life changed because of chronic illness

4 weird ways my life changed because of chronic illness

Chronic illness has changed my life in many ways, there is no doubt about that. Most of the changes were fairly obvious, but recently I noticed a few changes I made without even knowing. Some of these changes are funny, some of them are not, but as usual I try to look at all of […]

5 questions to ask yourself before you say yes

5 questions to ask yourself before you say yes

Learning to say no is one of the most difficult parts of living with a chronic illness. No one wants to be considered selfish and uncaring because they never help out a friend or a family member, but when your body has limitations you cannot do everything that is asked of you. It’s especially difficult […]

the 4 biggest lies you hear about living with chronic illness

The 4 biggest lies you’ll hear about living with a chronic illness

When you have a chronic illness you are constantly being hit with all this information, and not all of it is accurate. You’ll hear things from doctors, friends and family, and even other people with chronic illness that just aren’t true. Here’s the lies I’ve heard the most. You can cure your illness by taking […]

what to wear when your clothing causes pain

What to wear when your clothing causes pain

This post includes affiliate links, please see my disclosure policy for details.  One of the hallmarks of Fibromyalgia and chronic pain is skin so sensitive that even the slightest touch causes pain. Many people can develop such hypersensitive skin that it’s difficult to find the right clothing to wear. While ideally we could all accommodate our […]