• 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…

  • Julie Davis shares her story in a series called My Migraine Life. Her story of Chronic Migraine will inspire you!

    Migraine Explained: My Migraine Life with Julie Davis

    As part of the Migraine Explained series, I wanted to share some stories of the people that struggle with Migraines. I tell my story on this blog but I want to give other perspectives of the disease as well. So, Occasionally, I will be having a guest writer that will…

  • What is Functional Neurological Disorder? Find out with today's Chronic Illness Spotlight featuring Alison Hayes of Thriving While Disabled. #ChronicIllness #FunctionalNeurologicalDisorder #FND #ConversionDisorder

    Chronic Illness Spotlight: Functional Neurological Disorder

    Chronic Illness Spotlight is a series in which different illnesses are highlighted and a Chronic Illness Warrior that lives with the illness is featured. In the last edition of Chronic Illness Spotlight, we learned about Familial Adenomatous Polyposis. In today’s edition we will learn about Functional Neurological Disorder and will feature…

  • 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,…

  • A Silent Migraine is a type of Migraine with Aura in which the person does not enter a Headache phase of the attack. #SilentMigraine #Migraine

    Migraine Explained: Silent Migraine

    Did you know that it is possible to have a Migraine without pain? You might be scratching your head because you thought that a Migraine is a headache. Well, if I do nothing else with this blog, I hope to educate some people about how untrue that assumption is. A…

  • And herein lies the danger of comparing yourself to others. #mentalhealth #depression #positivity #selfcare #chronicillness

    The Dangers of Comparing Yourself to Others

    The truth is, I have always been comparing myself to other people. I don’t know if that makes me different or if everyone else does the same thing. It has just always seemed like everyone had the things that I didn’t have and those things seemed to make them special.…

  • Migrainous Stroke is an Ischemic Stroke that occurs in conjunction with a Migraine with Aura. It is important to seek medical treatment immediately if you notice these symptoms! #Stroke #MigrainousStroke #IschemicStroke

    Migraine Explained: Migrainous Stroke

    One of the stigmas most people that battle Migraines have to endure is that it is “just a bad headache”. Nothing could be further from the truth as I discussed in the four-part series, The Phases of Migraine. There are also some serious complications that can occur due to Migraine…

  • Finding the other side of Depression takes a lot of hard work but it is work it! By making a plan, utilizing medications and learning what works for you, you can find the other side of depression! Here is how I found it! #Depression #MentalHealth

    Finding the Other Side of Depression

    For over 15 years, I allowed depression to slowly eat away at my life. I focused on the negative things that happened to me. Those hurts were my excuse to be a victim and my reason for not trying. After all of those years of pain, I found that finding…

  • 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…

  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis is a rare disorder in which many polyps form in the colon and will turn to cancer if not treated. #FamilialAdenomatousPolyposis #FAP #Polyp #ColonCancer

    Chronic Illness Spotlight: Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

    Chronic Illness Spotlight is a series in which different illnesses are highlighted and a Chronic Illness Warrior that lives with the illness is featured. In the last edition of Chronic Illness Spotlight, we learned about Arnold Chiari Malformation. In today’s edition we will learn about Familial Adenomatous Polyposis and will…