7 simple ways to distract yourself from pain

7 simple ways to distract yourself from pain

This post contains affiliate links, please see my disclosure for more details.  With the constant hysteria about the “opioid epidemic” getting treatment for chronic pain is getting more and more difficult. Often people in pain are accused of being drug seekers and told they just need to get over their pain. Of course those of us […]

What it’s like when pain never goes away

Some people are under the impression that pain is something that be conquered. That if you just try hard enough you can beat it and live a normal life. So I  thought I’d share a few snapshots from my life with chronic pain. After all, life with chronic pain is absolutely the best, and I […]

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 […]

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 […]