Addiction: How To Help A Family Member With Problems

How To Help A Family Member With Addiction Problems

Addiction is so difficult for the person that is suffering, but it’s also an incredibly hard situation for the family and friends of that person. Seeing a loved one going through a hard time like that can be very emotionally draining, especially if they’re going back and forth without ever Continue Reading

Pain Management Doesn’t Have To Be All About Pills

Pain Management Doesn't Have To Be All About Pills

When you are dealing with pain that is long-term, the last thing you need is yet another prescription for medications. Medicines can be expensive, and the cocktail of drugs that a doctor can put you on to manage pain can all be ineffective as they work against each other instead Continue Reading

5 tips to help stop being overwhelmed by chronic illness

5 tips to help stop being overwhelmed by chronic illness

Sometimes I look at myself in the mirror and I see normality. I don’t appear to have anything wrong with me, and occasionally I even fool myself. For a little while. When this happens, I wonder is this all happening inside my head. Is it a fiction I have immersed Continue Reading

Energy: Ways To Preserve Energy When You Have A Chronic Illness

Spoon Theory - Energy Measurement

Preserving energy when you have a chronic illness For those of us with a chronic illness, even the most basic of tasks such as showering, cooking, and cleaning is exhausting and overwhelming at times, depleting our energy. In fact, they can take up so much energy that it almost seems Continue Reading

WEGO Health Awards Nomination

WEGO Health Awards

WEGO Heath Award It is exciting to be nominated for the WEGO Health Best in Show – Blog & Rookie of the Year Awards in the 2018 WEGO Health Awards. WEGO Health is a mission-driven company connecting healthcare with the experience, skills, and insights of patient leaders. They are the world’s largest network Continue Reading

The perfect diet for multiple sclerosis

The Perfect Diet for Multiple Sclerosis

The perfect diet for multiple sclerosis It is a very strong statement to say you have the perfect diet. I am sure it has caught your attention and you are wondering what will follow. There are several diets suggested to help you live with MS, and some of these claim Continue Reading

Electric Cars – The future for disabled drivers?

Electric Cars The future for disabled drivers

Electric Cars – The future for disabled drivers? Mobility for people with disabilities is a problem. Public transit still has problems with accessibility. It has improved over the years, but the ability to get in and out of the taxi’s, buses or trains is difficult, and once inside a seat Continue Reading

Chronic illness and pain have become too much!

Chronic illness and pain have become too much!

Chronic illness and pain have become too much!   Last Saturday was a terrible day, and it was inevitable that this would happen. In 3 months life has transformed. My job had become a problem as my walk had now reduced to a hobble, with my left leg doing all the hard Continue Reading

What should I pack in my hospital bag?

Packing your bag for hospital?

Packing your bag for hospital? What should you pack in your bag if you will be going to hospital. This is a list of recommended items to bring, plus some other tips. Recently I had to go to the hospital for a course of intravenous steroids to treat my worsening Continue Reading

Living with Chronic Illness – New Treatment

Living with Chronic Illness New Treatment

New Treatment A new diagnosis has led to some new treatment. This post shares my experience of the first few days since I heard the news. As I wrote in my last post, my symptoms are getting worse. Waking up as tired as I was when I slept and seeing Continue Reading