It is has been a prevailing idea that maintaining a health journal can lead to improved outcomes. But is that really the case and how is it possible? The basic premise is that what gets measured gets improved. This means that the simple act of recording your symptoms when you have taken your medication and […]
What do Orthopedists do?
I have so many things wrong with me that I should be seeing several types of doctors. Sadly, I am still not insured or on disability, even though I am considered permanently disabled. Sometimes I make mental lists of who I need to see to take care of each thing I deal with or at […]
Continue Living Life, Even Life with a Chronic Illness
I know, it’s hard being sick. It’s hard living life with a chronic illness, but life is precious still. You just have to find that light. There will be people that come and go. Some people will slowly back away as you continue to be sick. They don’t understand and really, that is ok. How […]
PillSuite, Personal Pill Pack System
The PillSuite I take a lot of natural things as well as RX meds to help treat and manage my chronic illnesses. Most of the botanicals and herbs I take, I put in capsules myself. I prefer to do it this way so I know exactly what is in what I am taking. It is […]
I’m SO Excited for Makeup that I Can Wear! Habitually Awesome!
Makeup is something that I struggle with. I used to wear a little consisting of foundation, powder, eyeliner and lipstick. I’ve been on the search for makeup that I can wear! Over the last few years my RSD has affected my skin more and my body’s responses to things I put on it. I Could No […]
Permission to Cry, Chronic Illness
I often get embarrassed by myself when I cry. I think I have to be some bad-ass trooper that has it under control. Sucking it up and dealing with it. Wearing some goofy mask hiding. The truth is, most of the time I am just a really good faker. I fake it. I fake being […]