When you have chronic pain you will have good days when you feel like you can do everything and bad days where you feel like you have no energy and just want to take a nap. Sometimes if you don't really have much going on that day you just accept it's not a good day and sleep it off but other days you just have to push through because you have a full day ahead of you. Pain can suck any little energy you may have had right out of you and there is nothing more frustrating than thinking you're going to be super productive and out of nowhere plans change because you don't have energy since your pain is too high. There is nothing you can do to get your energy back on high pain days but there are some things that may help improve your energy just a little bit. In this post I am going to talk about things I do to slightly improve my energy on high pain days so I am not totally unproductive.
Staying consistent with exercise can be hard for a lot of people but for those with chronic migraines or any type of chronic pain it can be more difficult and many people avoid it because of the fear of physical activity triggering pain. For years I was that way and avoided exercise it was to … Continue reading How I Finally Became Consistent With Exercise Despite My Chronic Pain
When you are disabled sometimes you hang out with your friends not because you know that activity is going to be incredibly but just to see your friends and hang out. A lot of activities are hard for disabled people and not the same experience as they are for abled people but if we are … Continue reading Activities That Are Not The Same For Disabled People
Everyone has faced some kind of bullying at some point in their life and if you haven't you are lucky but when you have a stoma you may have to deal with it more than most people. A lot of people just don't understand the struggles of living with a stoma and all they see … Continue reading When You Bully Someone With A Someone With A Stoma
When you have a chronic condition like I do you rely on bowel routines to work and they usually do but nothing is perfect and sometimes it fails us. It's no secret that it takes me some time to have a bowel movement and requires some equipment for that to happen but usually, within an … Continue reading What Can You Do When You’re Stuck In The Bathroom For A Really Long Time?
My blog is all about educating you about different disabilities and conditions. Chronic illnesses and disabilities are very different but very important subjects so I asked my friend Alessia to tell her story about living with a chronic illness. Being diagnosed with a chronic illness is a daunting experience. While often not fatal, it changes … Continue reading Guest Post: Chronic Illness As An Expat: My Chronic Illness Story
There are some things an abled person will never understand about living with a physical disability! That is okay if you don’t completely understand their situation but being rude to a person with a disability because they are inconveniencing you is not okay. There are some things that just happen that are out of our … Continue reading Things An Abled Person Will Never Understand
Happy Mothers’ Day! Raising a disabled child is more difficult than raising an abled child. There are more responsibilities that go into taking care of a disabled child than most people realize. After having a disabled child it can be a lot to take in because you cannot raise them the same way you would … Continue reading The Life Of My Mom
I will be hosting my first blog party on Tuesday, June 5th and if you blog about disability or chronic illness you’re invited! If you work very hard on your blog and aren’t getting as many views as you would like or have been trying to get more followers this is the perfect opportunity! What do … Continue reading You’re Invited: Blog Party
When you are disabled you can expect people to say things that are rude and uncalled for. What you shouldn’t have to expect is being discriminated against but unfortunately, it happens to a lot of disabled people. Most people who are abled never have the problem of being discriminated against but that may not be … Continue reading What To Do When You’re Discriminated Against