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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]