Chronic Illness to Creativity

You went from being a healthy, active, participating member of society to being house or even bedbound. Now what? Well, first you’ll likely need to shake the dust off because that’s a lot to sift through emotionally, but then hopefully you’ll be off to figure out what you can still do to contribute to your …

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Making Positive Memories Despite Chronic Illness

When it all boils down to it, life is mostly about memories, right? If you’re fortunate, they are what’s left when all is said and done. You may be thinking, I don’t exactly sit around and hyper-analyze memories, or the making of them. I didn’t either, like most people I was too busy making them. …

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20 Entertaining Activities For Us Housebound And Bedridden Folk

In the beginning of your illness you may have been just trying to survive each day, while simultaneously trying to tackle as much as possible to keep life normal. Eventually you reached a point where acceptance settled in, specifically an acceptance that pacing is absolutely vital to feeling as well as possible with chronic illness, …

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Social Media To The Rescue

It’s that time of year…love ‘em or hate ‘em, the holidays are upon us! Personally, I love the holidays, I love the lights, the Christmas carols, the family time, all of it! I’m a big fan, but this holiday fandom has become one of the biggest challenges adjustments for my chronic illness life. For me, …

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5 Tips for Coping With Chronic Illness

Disclaimer - The following opinions are based off my own experiences. I am not a healthcare professional. Please consult a qualified, licensed, healthcare professional before making any adjustments to your health care regimen. Chronic illness leaves most of us feverishly searching for solutions to ease our symptoms. We comb the internet: read blogs, read posts, …

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