Chronic pain: Do but also Don’t do

Chronic pain is just one of those things that is a bit tricky to manage. I know this. You know this. Our doctors know this. And that is why advice seems so... contrary. Exercise.... but stay within your Limits Pace... But make sure you Do things Rest and recover- but Not Too much What the … Continue reading Chronic pain: Do but also Don’t do

Fibromyalgia: high pain, coping and mental illness

I want to mention this study because it makes a very good point about the need for acceptance and resiliency that comes from acceptance in coping with fibromyalgia. And also the complications mental illness puts on acceptance. The study: Patients With Fibromyalgia Reporting Severe Pain but Low Impact of the Syndrome: Clinical and Pain-Related Cognitive … Continue reading Fibromyalgia: high pain, coping and mental illness

Christmas gift ideas from people with chronic illnesses

These are some Christmas gift ideas made by people with chronic illnesses. I decided to make the list because, well, we make some fine things and also we often need some side income. So beneficial for both parties really! And I thought it a great idea to bring some attention to their art. 1-CascadingWoodDesigns- is … Continue reading Christmas gift ideas from people with chronic illnesses

Chronic illness: Your comfort zone and the sameness of it all

I always worry about our comfort zone. How comfortable it gets. I'm not sure I like the idea of being comfortable at all. I want to strive. There are some things I think about when it comes to chronic illness: We have to pace We have to stay within our limits or we will regret … Continue reading Chronic illness: Your comfort zone and the sameness of it all

14 Chronic illness books to check out

So sometimes us chronic illnesses bloggers write books because bloggers are writers. And we have things to say, man. Lots of things that cannot always be stuffed into a blog post. Anyway, this post if for you guys all to check out some of those books by those bloggers who have. Other times people with … Continue reading 14 Chronic illness books to check out