A positive attitude does not necessarily mean positive thinking, although that can be a factor. More, a positive attitude suggests a mental attitude can see the good things in your life and your accomplishments, instead of focusing on the the negative aspects and the failures. It is a mindset can help you see and pursue … Continue reading Can your positive attitude help you achieve lifestyle goals with chronic illness?
Time for A Chronic Voice Writing Prompts Prompt words BeginningSymbolizingEnduringRevealingGracing Beginning- Year 2021 I'm not one for a new year, new me sort of deal. Especially not this year. Really, just glad I got through last year. I made no New Year's resolutions either... I think this will be a rough enough ride without any … Continue reading Pandemic 2020- When the world stood still
Okay, this year sucks. A lot. For everyone. Usually I can say it was a bad year, for me, and that would be that. But in this case, it was pretty much a year that impacted every single person in some way. It is going to take a little time for the world to recover … Continue reading Top posts of 2020 and end of year remarks
Help me, it's like the walls are caving inSometimes I feel like giving upBut I just can'tIt isn't in my bloodLaying on the bathroom floor, feeling nothingI'm overwhelmed and insecure, give me somethingI could take to ease my mind slowlyJust have a drink and you'll feel betterJust take her home and you'll feel betterKeep telling … Continue reading Chronic pain: The indestructible within
The less functional I became over time with chronic pain and the more I struggled at work the more useless I felt. The more of a failure as a Person I felt. The more worthless I felt. This got worse as my life shrunk because I had less usable hours to be able to function … Continue reading Disability: Fulfillment without traditional work
It is time for A Chronic Voice's December Linkup! This months prompts are: ExhaustingExcitingSocializingIndulgingCutting I wrote a post some years back called Avoiding Stress During the Holiday Season with Fibromyalgia. And any given year those tips still apply but during a worldwide pandemic it is a little bit different. Many of us are not seeing … Continue reading A pandemic Christmas