10 hilarious things overheard in the doctor's office waiting room

10 hilarious things overheard at the doctors office

Like many people who live with chronic illness I find myself at the doctors office more than I would like. I absolutely loath going there because it takes up all my energy and wastes an entire day. It’s also not even helpful to go, I only go to get medication refills. It’s basically just throwing […]

12 days of chronic pain christmas

12 days of chronic pain Christmas

1 Painful flare Life can be hard enough when you live with chronic pain, but getting through the holidays can be even more stressful on the body. Too many things to do, too much pain to do them.   2 Heating pads Life with chronic pain is dependent on heating pads. I currently own two […]

5 tips for faking chronic illness (because it's just that easy)

5 tips for faking chronic illness

Faking an illness is not nearly as easy as people think, it actually takes a lot of time and preparation. Before you undertake this project, here’s a few tips to keep in mind. 1.Make sure you pick a real illness Don’t pick a fake illness like Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue, or Lyme Disease. because people will […]

7 surprising ways to exercise with chronic pain

7 surprising ways to exercise with chronic pain

When you live with chronic pain or Fibromyalgia all you hear is exercise exercise exercise. Because when just getting out of bed is accomplishment, of course you should go running because it will surely be good for you. Because this advice just won’t go away, I’ve come up with a few things that I do […]

6 reasons chronic pain is the worst

Because living with chronic pain is not easy. You have to pretend to be sympathetic to other people’s pain- When someone is going on and on about how much they hurt after running ten miles it’s all you can do not to punch them. Instead you paste a sympathetic look on your face and agree that […]