• Hurricane Preparedness - Migraine Edition

    Hurricane Prep: Migraine Edition

    I am sure that the first thing you think of when you think about hurricane prep will not be migraine. But because tropical systems are so powerful, they are also a trigger for many people with Migraine. The 2018 hurricane season was very active. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration…

  • How to Survive the Summer Heat with Chronic Illness

    How to Survive the Summer Heat with Chronic Illness

    Summer is upon us and the heat has taken over. Where I live, the summer heat combined with high humidity can create havoc for me because it triggers my Chronic Migraine. But other Chronic Illnesses can be impacted due to high temperatures and high humidity as well. Here are products…

  • Medication Dispensers to Make Life Easier

    Medication Dispensers to Make Life Easier

    Gone are the days of basic medication dispensers that still require you to remember to take your medication. Now, medication dispensers are using modern technology. Let’s take a look as some of these modern marvels that will make life easier. Bluetooth Medication Dispensers and Reminders Medication Dispensers and reminders that…

  • When you need a nap after a bath. When you have a Chronic Illness, even the simplest things can become difficult. #ChronicIllness #SelfCare #Health

    When You Need a Nap After a Bath

    I used to love nothing more than soaking in a hot bubble bath. It was a way to relax and pamper myself. I enjoyed the heat and that relaxed feeling afterward. Now taking long hot baths has landed on the list of things that I used to do. Now, I…

  • Insomnia and Chronic Illness - Is There a Connection? How to beat Insomnia if you have a Chronic Illness.

    Insomnia and Chronic Illness

    Around 3 am, I can go on any one of my Chronic Illness Facebook groups and find people chatting. What is the conversations about? The inability to sleep or what is called Insomnia. Unfortunately, this symptom is prevalent in most Chronic Illnesses and it seems traditional treatments do not work…

  • Find out how to be your own Health Advocate with these easy steps. Learn ways to develop a good doctor patient relationship. #Advocacy #Advocate #MedicalAdvocate #ChronicIllness

    How to Be Your Own Health Advocate

    One thing that I am seeing as I read other Chronic Illness blogs is that most people feel like their doctors do not listen. I know that this has been an issue for me and it is why it took 20 years to get a proper diagnosis. For this reason,…

  • Walmart Grocery Delivery saves time, money and makes life easier if you have kids or an illness that prevents you from shopping. #GroceryDelivery #ProductReview #ChronicIllness #SAHM

    Walmart Grocery Delivery Review

    I enjoy sharing products and services that I enjoy or find useful. In this post, I want to share my experience with Walmart Grocery Delivery. I used to love shopping for groceries but because of my Chronic Illness and my lack of energy, I have not been able to do…

  • The Wall is that place at the end of your energy. It is something that you never want to crash in to. Here are some ways to avoid the crash! #ChronicIllness #Energy

    What Does Your Wall Look Like?

    What is a wall? It is that ugly thing at the end of your energy. You do not have to have a chronic illness to have one because no one has endless amounts of energy. Sometimes getting ready for the day (showering, brushing hair and teeth, getting dressed, etc.) slams…

  • When you have Chronic Pain, some days are just hard to get through. These are some things that I just to make my worst pain days a little better. #ProductReviews #ChronicPain #Migraine #PainRelief

    Products I Use on my Worst Pain Days

    My life with Chronic Migraine comes with many ups and downs. I have a Migraine attack almost everyday and this brings with it the need for comfort. Whether it be my favorite blanket or something soothing to listen to, there are several products that make my worst pain days seem…

  • The struggles of Chronic Illness can affect your mental health in a negative way. It is important to recognize the symptoms of depression and seek help when you need to. #MentalHealth #ChronicIllness #Depression #Anxiety

    Mental Health and Chronic Illness

    Fighting a Chronic Illness is hard work! It doesn’t matter if your battle is against Lupus, MS, ME/CFS, Chronic Migraine, fibromyalgia…the list could go on and on. The honest truth is that the battles are real, the battles are life-altering and the battles are not easy and can have long…