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 […]

I’m not faking being sick, I’m faking being well

I got the strangest compliment the other day. I was told that I am a professional organizer when it comes to my illness. It was pointed out to me that I put a lot of mental effort into making my illness look like it’s no big deal, and most people, even my husband who I live […]

celebrating small victories when you have a chronic illness

Celebrating the small victories with chronic illness

The past few months have been physically miserable for me. A bout with bronchitis, turned into another one, and another one, and another one, and then strep throat, and then a sinus infection which has so far lasted 3 months (no end in sight, I’m once again a medical marvel). So I’m seriously understating things when I […]

Self care with ChronicAlly Box

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. ChronicAlly Box is the first health and beauty subscription box tailored for women […]

what self care means when you have a chronic illness

What self care means when you have a chronic illness

This is a sponsored post for Self Care Catalysts. I have been compensated through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. All opinions remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. One of the most important lessons I’ve learned because of chronic illness is the necessity of self care. Self care is vital […]