All I want for my birthday is some pain relief!

Supporting someone with chronic pain can be difficult if you don't live in pain. Chronic pain sufferers learn how to cope with their pain and often times because we don't look like we are in pain so people assume we aren't! Friday is my birthday and although it will probably be a pretty good day … Continue reading All I want for my birthday is some pain relief!

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How to stay well during flu season

Noone likes to take time off of work because of something like the flu and unfornately most people don’t take time off when they are  sick because they can’t afford to and may  want to us those sick days as added vacation time.  Longer vacations are always nice but if you are sick all the […]

How to lose weight when you’re disabled

When you are abled sticking to a weight loss plan is difficult but when you have limited mobility it is even more difficult. People with limited mobility may not be able to work out the same way as an abled person can if at all so losing weight is really difficult and may take you … Continue reading How to lose weight when you’re disabled

How to get past job rejection

When you get an interview for your dream job it can be really exciting! The interview could have gone well and maybe you thought you had it in the bag but then you get that dreaded email saying we are looking into other candidates. What you thought was a potential job opportunity has now just … Continue reading How to get past job rejection

Five things you should never say to migraineurs

It is migraine and headache awareness month! Migraines are invisible and often times misunderstood as a bad headache. Migraines are debilitating and often times you cannot function and can last for up to four to seventy-two hours depending on the severity of the migraine. Headaches can be a huge inconvenience but generally don't last that … Continue reading Five things you should never say to migraineurs

When you start to lose motivation to blog

When you are a new blogger the first year of launching your blog is usually pretty easy. New bloggers have all kinds of ideas for content they want to create but as time goes on and you get into year two and three you may start to lose some of that motivation because you may … Continue reading When you start to lose motivation to blog

How to live life with guilt from a disability

When you are disabled there will be some things you will not be able to do for yourself and sometimes may have to ask for help. If you have a physical disability and are dependent on others sometimes you may start to feel bad having to ask for help all the time. Asking for help … Continue reading How to live life with guilt from a disability

Lessons I learned from three failed friendships

When you are in high school often times you think the people you hang out with every day are going to be your life-long friends. Unfortunately, that is not always the case and most of the people you hang out with in high school you will never see again after you graduate. From my high … Continue reading Lessons I learned from three failed friendships

What Google can’t tell you about disability

When you are disabled or are expecting a disabled child your first instinct is usually to do a bunch of google searches and find out as much as you can about that disability. Google searches are great if you want to learn more about a disability or are trying to find a doctor that specializes … Continue reading What Google can’t tell you about disability

Special Needs, Differently abled, Crippled? Why don’t I like these terms?

There are a lot of different terms people use to identify a disabled person but to be honest I don't like most of them. Most of the terms that are used to identify a disabled person I think are very negative and I don't prefer to identify myself in that way. People still do identify … Continue reading Special Needs, Differently abled, Crippled? Why don’t I like these terms?

Do you workout for the right reasons?

It's that time of year again when everyone is putting in extra hours at the gym to try and get that "summer body". Unfortunately, most of those people are working out for the wrong reasons and are only going to the gym to get six-pack abs or a bigger butt and will most likely stop … Continue reading Do you workout for the right reasons?

Mental health awareness: How am I improving my mental health?

May is mental health awareness month and since mental health is something I have been struggling with for the last couple of years I thought I would share with you what I am doing to improve it. Mental is just as important as your physical but sadly most people don't take it as seriously as … Continue reading Mental health awareness: How am I improving my mental health?