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When you’re diagnosed with a chronic illness/chronic pain your life changes instantly and it’s not always easy to go with the flow. You want to hold onto things that were part of your healthy life, but your body just won’t cooperate. So here’s a few things that I’ve had to let go because of chronic […]
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A few weeks ago I was re-reading an old post of mine about loneliness with chronic illness when I read this line: And you, your life depends on how bad the weather is that day, or how long it takes you to recover from standing in line at the DMV, or whether or not the […]
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I think I’m dead inside. No really I’m sitting here trying to get in touch with my feelings so that I can write a blog post, and I can’t do it because I’ve cut off all my feelings. I’m not supposed to feel sad or frustrated, and so I’ve shut those feelings down with regard […]
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Every time I have a flare and end up stuck in my bed, my whole life collects in my room, specifically on the nightstand. So this made me think about what my favorite things are to keep on hand, right by my bed and what things that everyone in pain should have easily accessible. So […]
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Are you afraid of complaining about your illness? Are there times you hold back because you are worried about what the other person will think? I don’t talk about my health problems very often, not even to my spouse. In fact he complains about his health more than I do and he’s perfectly healthy. When […]
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Living with chronic pain isn’t easy. You lose your quality of life, you take a lot of flack from friends and family, and you have to spend tons of money on the hope that there’s something out there that will help you to function better. Oftentimes you get blamed for not functioning like a healthy […]
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I lost access to my pain medication due to the “opioid crisis” which says the people in pain are addicts. So since all people who have chronic pain are now addicts, I thought I’d share the best parts of being on opioids for chronic pain (and therefore being addicted). 1. How I get treated by […]
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Chronic Mom by Txchronicmom@gmail.com - 4M ago
Although this product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. This post contains affiliate links, please see my disclosure policy for details.  A few years ago I had a chance to try the original Quell pain relief device. For a refresher, […]
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This post contains affiliate links, meaning that at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you make a purchase. Please see my disclosure policy for more details.  In the past eight years I feel like I’ve tried every coping method out there to help me live with my chronic pain. Before […]
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Chronic Mom by Txchronicmom@gmail.com - 4M ago
I’ve been in constant agonizing pain for 8 years. Every single minute, every single second of the past 8 years my body has been screaming at me. It screams that something is wrong and that feeling this way isn’t normal. It screams that it needs help and that no one can live like this forever. […]
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