• There are many traits that indicate someone may be a toxic person, so let’s take a look at some of the them. - #ToxicPerson #MentalHealth

    8 Traits of a Toxic Person

    Most of us have come in contact with a person that just sucks the life out of a room. This person may act like the life of the party and “joke” at other peoples expense. There are many traits that indicate someone may be a toxic person, so let’s take…

  • The Prodrome of a Migraine Attack is the "pre-headache" phase. It is the warning sign that a migraine is coming. #Prodrome #Migraine

    Migraine Explained: Prodrome

    One of the things that makes a migraine different than an ordinary headache is that a migraine has phases. Over the next few weeks, I want to take an indepth look at each phase of a migraine. Today we will be looking at the Prodrome. What is Prodrome? Prodrome is…

  • Today’s post will spotlight a Chronic Illness called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and Dysautonomia featuring Fern Adams. #EDS #EhlersDanlos #Dysautonomia #ChronicIllness

    Chronic Illness Spotlight: Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

    Chronic Illness Spotlight is a series in which different illnesses are highlighted and a Chronic Illness Warrior that lives with the illness is featured. Today’s post will spotlight a Chronic Illness called Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and Dysautonomia. Ehlers Danlos Syndrome causes hypermobility of joints as well as other problems.…

  • Now that the action plan is set, it is time to get started! I like this different approach to the normal New Year resolution. It allows room for improvement for many facets of my life. #Goals #ActionPlan

    Making an Action Plan for 2019

    As 2019 gets started, I decided not to make a resolution for the year. For some reason it just seems that I never keep them. I decided instead to set the standard for my year. These are not really goals but it is more like an action plan. Developing an…

  • Migraine Explained: The Stress Connection

    Stress is a controversial topic because there is a misconception that all stress is bad or comes from bad things. The truth is that some of the happiest moments in life are stressful. Our bodies were also made to use stress to keep us safe from harm. Not all stress…

  • My main goal when I started the blog was to be a part of the solution by putting valuable information about chronic illness out there. As I review the year, I think that I met this goal. This will continue to be a part of the mission of The Frozen Mind.

    2018 – A Year in Review

    This is my last blog post for 2018! This year has been an amazing year and I want to thank all of my readers. With this post, I want to review my first year of blogging. This blog will be 1 year old in January and that is so hard…

  • Chronic Illness Spotlight on rare Bone Disease featuring Sam Moss at My Medical Musings. #BoneDisease #ChronicIllnes

    Chronic Illness Spotlight: Rare Bone Disease & More

    Chronic Illness Spotlight is a series in which different illnesses are highlighted and a person that lives with the illness is featured. Today’s post will spotlight a rare Bone Disease. It is so rare that it hasn’t been given a name! Meet Sam Moss of My Medical Musings, Sam has…

  • Using the energy you do have in strategic ways will allow you to get more accomplished. #ChronicIllness #Exhaustion

    Getting the Most of the Energy You Have

    Most people can relate to there being too many days left at the end of a paycheck. When you are in that situation, you have to pinch every penny to make it to the next payday. It is very similar when you have a chronic illness and you have too…

  • Chronic Illness Spotlight is a blog series focused on highlighting different Chronic Illnesses and featuring those who battle them. #ChronicIllnessSpotlight #ChronicIllness

    Chronic Illness Spotlight: Familial Mediterranean Fever

    Chronic Illness Spotlight is a new series in which different illnesses are highlighted and a patient that lives with the illness is featured. Today’s post will spotlight a rare Chronic Illness called Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF). Familial Mediterranean Fever Meet Ashley Marie, she is recently engaged so congratulations are definitely…

  • These five signs can help determine if someone you love is hiding depression. -#Depression #MentalHealth #MentalIllness

    5 Signs Someone May Be Hiding Depression

    Some people have been dealing with depression for so long that they have become extremely good at hiding it from others. They go about their lives like nothing is wrong, in fact, many of them have a seemingly productive life. They have gotten so good at masking their true feeling…