Chronic Illness

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Living with chronic illness, pain, Lyme Disease, Fibromyalgia

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Touch sensitivity with Fibromyalgia (allodynia) can make anything touching the skin painful. This is why scratch sheets and the wrong kind of clothing can cause pain. #chronicpain #fibromyalgia #allodynia #clothing #leggings

How to find pain free clothing with Fibromyalgia | Chronic Mom

Touch sensitivity with Fibromyalgia (allodynia) can make anything touching the skin painful. This is why scratch sheets and the wrong kind of clothing can cause pain. #chronicpain #fibromyalgia #allodynia #clothing #leggings

Sensory overload can cause high touch sensitivity with Fibromyalgia and chronic pain. This makes rough fabrics and clothing with seams incredibly painful. Loose and seamless clothing can help you cope with the pain. #fibromyalgia #chronicpain #allodyna

How to find pain free clothing with Fibromyalgia | Chronic Mom

Sensory overload can cause high touch sensitivity with Fibromyalgia and chronic pain. This makes rough fabrics and clothing with seams incredibly painful. Loose and seamless clothing can help you cope with the pain. #fibromyalgia #chronicpain #allodyna

How to Manage Chronic Illness Induced Nightmares

How to Manage Chronic Illness Induced Nightmares

When I first developed my chronic illness, I started having frequent nightmares. After connecting with others, I found that I was not alone.

The reality of a duvet day when you live with chronic illness and tips to help from getting bored

What a duvet day really looks like when you live with chronic illness - it's not that cute . . .

The reality of a duvet day when you live with chronic illness and tips to help from getting bored

Helpful books on chronic illness - my go-to books on migraine, fibromyalgia, POTS / dysautonomia and MCAS as well as symptom trackers and low histamine cookbooks and resources. Lots of information on symptoms, medical tests and procedures and diagnosis as well as natural treatments and lifestyle treatments to help with health symptoms.

My essential reading for chronic illness conditions and health concerns

Helpful books on chronic illness - my go-to books on migraine, fibromyalgia, POTS / dysautonomia and MCAS as well as symptom trackers and low histamine cookbooks and resources. Lots of information on symptoms, medical tests and procedures and diagnosis as well as natural treatments and lifestyle treatments to help with health symptoms.

practice care, not fighting of chronic illness

Why I am managing not fighting chronic illness - Throughthefibrofog

practice care, not fighting of chronic illness

5 tips from patient advocates on how to manage migraine and health symptoms

5 tips from patient advocates on how to manage migraine - Throughthefibrofog

5 tips from patient advocates on how to manage migraine and health symptoms

How to advocate for yourself when you live with chronic illness or health conditions for accessing medical care and finding support with conditions. Aspects of your healthcare such as tracking symptoms, finding the right doctor and finding support in the chronic illness community with others who have migraine, fibromyalgia, POTS / dysautonomia and other medical conditions.

Tips on how to advocate for yourself with chronic illness and health conditions

How to advocate for yourself when you live with chronic illness or health conditions for accessing medical care and finding support with conditions. Aspects of your healthcare such as tracking symptoms, finding the right doctor and finding support in the chronic illness community with others who have migraine, fibromyalgia, POTS / dysautonomia and other medical conditions.

It’s Invisible Disabilities Awareness Week and advocates around the world are raising awareness with new content and old! For those of you who don't know me, I am a patient leader living in Taiwan with Ankylosing Spondylitis and Fibromyalgia, among other health issues. I have participated in this awareness campaign since 2015. Please show kindness and compassion when someone says they are disabled or have an invisible illness! Learn more at MySeveralWorlds.com

Believe Us: Invisible Disabilities Awareness Week

It’s Invisible Disabilities Awareness Week and advocates around the world are raising awareness with new content and old! For those of you who don't know me, I am a patient leader living in Taiwan with Ankylosing Spondylitis and Fibromyalgia, among other health issues. I have participated in this awareness campaign since 2015. Please show kindness and compassion when someone says they are disabled or have an invisible illness! Learn more at MySeveralWorlds.com

How photography helps me heal & why hobbies are important if you are chronically ill

How photography helps me heal & why hobbies are important if you are chronically ill

How photography helps me heal & why hobbies are important if you are chronically ill

Living with POTS Part 5: Accepting My New Life - The Reluctant Spoonie Mental Health Care, Mental Health Services, Mental Health Conditions, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Illness, Long Term Illness, Graduate Jobs, Muscle Weakness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Living with POTS Part 5: Accepting My New Life - The Reluctant Spoonie

This series outlines my first five years of living with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) from initial onset to recovery.

How dating yourself can help with chronic illness – tips for spending time for yourself as a person and not a patient and how it can help with health symptoms and overall wellness.

Tips for dating yourself days with chronic illness

How dating yourself can help with chronic illness – tips for spending time for yourself as a person and not a patient and how it can help with health symptoms and overall wellness.

There are times with chronic illness and disability that we feel small and alone, but every one of us is important. Your disabled life is as important and integral to the world as a able bodied person. #chronicillness #disability #hope

How to live hopefully with a chronic illness | Chronic Mom

There are times with chronic illness and disability that we feel small and alone, but every one of us is important. Your disabled life is as important and integral to the world as a able bodied person. #chronicillness #disability #hope

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How Chronic Illness Affects Relationships | Kate the (Almost) Great

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#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 Mental Illness, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Brain Fog, Self Compassion, Mental Disorders, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Self Awareness

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#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

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

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