#Chronicillness- Do I have #selfcompassion. It took me far too long to develop any concept of self-compassion. And I work at it now. #wellbeing #coping #chronicpain #acceptance
Issue #235: The Worsening of Symptoms with the October Slide & The Health Benefits of Expressive Wri
The impacts of October Slide and the increase in pain flares. Research has shown positive benefits of expressive writing on pain management, mood and more. #expressivewriting #octoberslide #chronicillness
Looking Back To Look Forward
The past two weeks I have been flat out recording Podcast episodes and establishing my new venture, Medical Musings With Sam. Firstly I want to thank you all so much for your support. This has…
Being sick while managing a chronic illness
Getting a cold or the flu is never fun, but with a chronic illness, identifying that you are #sick is sometimes challenging - and living with the illness doesn't mean that your other symptoms go away.
Chronic Illness Advice: Resources for the Newly-Diagnosed Patient
Long-time chronic illness patient and blogger Kate the (Almost) Great shares her chronic illness advice for newly-diagnosed patients.
Fibromyalgia questions answered: How can I start an exercise routine? | Chronic Mom
The key to exercising with Fibromyalgia is to start slowly and know your limits #fibromyalgia #exercise #chronicpain
We Can Stay Stuck Or We Can Grow
Getting to the next level always requires ending something, leaving it behind, and moving on. Growth itself demands that we move on. Without the ability to end things, people stay stuck, never beco…
4 Reasons Chronic Illness Friendships Are Complicated - The Disabled Diva's Blog
Chronic illness friendships can be difficult if the complications that arise from them are not known and accepted by both parties. Find out what they are and how they may affect your friendship.
What Your Wish List Looks Like When You Live with Chronic Illnesses - A Chronic Voice
''My wish list also probably looks a little different compared to others, based on the varying kinds of chronic pain we experience.' - Click to Read Post: What Your Wish List Looks Like When You Have Chronic Illnesses ////////// Chronic Pain Relief & Management / Spoonies / Mental Health / Wellness #ChronicPain #ChronicIllness #PainRelief #Wishlist #QualityOfLife #PainManagement #Christmas [Image: Pink flower against clear blue sky.]
Issue #134: Useful Resources for Working from Home with Chronic Illness & Validating the Existence o
In this issue: Useful resources for working from home, as a person with chronic illness. BackPack Health, an app to store & share health data, is now free. ///////// chronic illness & pain / spoonies / mental health / depression / career & working / self care & awareness / health and wellness #tophealthtweets #healthnews #chronicillness #chronicpain #healthcare
7 tips for preparing for the October slide with chronic illness and health conditions.
7 tips for preparing for the October slide with chronic illness and health conditions. My top 7 ways to help manage symptoms of my medical conditions of migraine, dysautonomia and fibromyalgia as the cold weather and shorter days come to us. Lots of ideas for self-care and health management.
Are you giving away too much of your energy?
When we live with chronic illness we are living with limited energy. We can't afford to give it away. Why do we give away our limited energy and four ways I've stopped giving away mine away.