Pain Management with CBD

I have been using PainPass cream for three weeks now and I am so impressed. Not only has it been relieving my muscle and joint pain but it instantly relieves my nerve pain which is my biggest problem. The best part is that there is no odor, no burning or no cooling. It’s just an…

Quote of the Week

I let this become me for a while. I let my disease define me. But that’s not who I am! Living with chronic illness makes every day a little harder, but it also makes every day a little sweeter. Though I don’t know what my future holds, I’m overwhelmed with a gratitude I didn’t have…

Dysautonomia Awareness Month

October is Dysautonomia Awareness Month. The purpose of this occasion is to increase the support that people with this condition receive in their communities, as well as lowering diagnostic delays. Dysautonomia is a term that is used to describe a number of different conditions that have an impact on the autonomic nervous symptom. It can…

Chronic Warrior

I had this strong urge to post something positive today. I think because there’s this constant uncertainty with chronic illness that we deal with daily. The focus is getting through each day as gracefully and pain-free as possible. We are all amazingly resilient and we each find our own ways of coping with whatever stressors…

Attention Doctors: An EDS Patient’s Bill of Rights

Many EDS patients are struggling to get their doctors to understand their condition.  This “Bill of Rights” is a tool that may help EDSers communicate with doctors. By an_angel_with_wings “The purpose of this Bill of Rights is not to be combative or argumentative. I have experienced all of these things during the time that my EDS…

Strength Amidst Pain

The last several weeks have been rough for me. I am in excruciating shoulder pain from a torn rotator cuff. My insurance is holding up getting more imaging and I’m dealing with more Medical Gaslighting. That’s a story for another day. I am dealing with all of this opiate free. Mostly because I want to…

Quote of the Week

“Passion is the bridge that takes you from pain to change.” Frida Kahlo

Hydration

My Review of Liquid IV I don’t typically make a habit of doing reviews. However, I have been on a mission of finding ways to make life easier and I definitely love that Liquid IV claims to multiply hydration 2 to 3 times more than water alone. It has 3 times the electrolytes than traditional…

I Waited For You

How you can support your friend with chronic illness. Did you know how much your chronically ill friend was looking forward to that visit you promised her? Did you know how much she missed you? That all she needs is a phone call or a text. Just a little message to let her know she…