The COVID-19 pandemic has a societal impact. It is like a wave that crashed over us all and every single person has been impacted in some way. That loss in our sense of control that most people have in their lives can be extremely hard to cope with. Those of us with chronic illness are … Continue reading How is mental health affected during the COVID-19 pandemic?
The 13-14 is PRIME DAY with AMAZON. I will not post Prime Deals because that would assume you have Prime. But I will post the free offers and discounts they have, specifically to try out prime. I went with it to save money on cable when reducing my bill costs. And I am all about … Continue reading Prime Day with Amazon: some deals
When I reflect on having fibromyalgia, chronic migraine disease and Major Depressive Disorder I see this as a Perfect Storm of stress and unmanaged pain. You cannot cope because your pain isn't managed and you are not able to cope emotionally or mentally to that level of pain which then worsens your mental illness. And … Continue reading Mental health and chronic pain: pain tangled with depression
I have been given this product as part of a product review. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. Post may contain affiliate links. Mayo Clinic's Guide to Fibromyalgia https://www.amazon.com/Mayo-Clinic-Guide-Fibromyalgia-Strategies/dp/1893005496/ref=as_li_ss_tl?dchild=1&keywords=Mayo+Clinic's+Guide+to+Fibromyalgia&qid=1597163672&sr=8-1&linkCode=ll1&tag=hermit094-20&linkId=4d616be80ba68f63a82962b253075487&language=en_US First impression This book is full of all … Continue reading Review: Mayo Clinic’s Guide to Fibromyalgia
The fact is, before we began to experience a global COVID19 pandemic, there was an existing epidemic of loneliness. In that post, I mention social media as a form of connection in the replacement of social connection in the world Individuals who are lacking connection in their lives may turn to the digital realm to … Continue reading Effects of social isolation
A Chronic Voice Link Up Prompts for April: Returning Understating Distancing Stressing Celebrating Returning For me, right now, it is a case of the Eternal Return of the Same. "What, if some day or night a demon were to steal after you into your loneliest loneliness and say to you: 'This life as you now live … Continue reading A chronic Voice: April Prompts