Sleep is important for your overall health and some people only occasionally have trouble sleeping but when you have chronic pain more often than not sleep troubles are a pretty regular thing because of your pain. People without chronic pain only have to worry about waking up in the middle of the night to pee … Continue reading How To Get Your Sleep With Chronic Pain
When you are disabled often you have to go to the doctor more than abled people because your on more medications than them and it's the only way you can continue to get your meds. When you have a good doctor you have been going to for years it's not nearly as bad because you … Continue reading Why New Doctors Can Be Stressful For Disabled People
Summertime is swimsuit season and for a lot of abled people, it can be an exciting time that we all look forward to but for many disabled people, it can be a time that we dread. Many abled people can do workouts to prepare for summer to look good in a bathing suit but for … Continue reading Body Confidence With A Disability
My hips are dislocated and I have always faced some kind of challenge because of that but when of them started to becoming painful which I will have surgery to correct it made everything twice as hard as it should be. We use our hips for almost everything like do from walking to bending over … Continue reading Things That Are Much Harder With Hip Pain
If you are expecting to have surgery and know you are going to be down for a while you may be wondering what is the point of continuing your workout routine when it's all going to go to waste after you have surgery. You are just going to lose all those gains anyway so what … Continue reading What Is The Point Of Exercising Prior To Surgery?
When you disabled or chronically ill sometimes you have to go to the doctor more than most people but not everyone does as often as they should because of the many negative experiences they have had with their physicans. . I have been fortunate to have some pretty good experiences with doctors but unfortunately, a … Continue reading How Physcian’s Can Have A Positive Impact On Disabled People
Have you have got your Christmas shopping done yet? Luckily I was able to all in one trip which was a huge relief because I shopping is not the same for me anymore and I really hate to have to take multiple shopping trips if I don't have to. I love hanging out with people … Continue reading Good And Bad Gift Ideas For Migraineurs
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 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?