Here are 5 ways to help you not to stop being overwhelmed by chronic illness.
link to Tip 5 – Adjust to the new normal
The new ‘normal'
I cannot walk any more!!
I am in constant pain!!
These are some of the new realities for people with a chronic illness, the new ’normal'. You no longer have the luxury of...
link to Tip 4 – Get Support
It is my illness.
I can manage it on my own.
Don't interfere with my life, you don't know what it is like.
These thoughts have spun around my head so many times in the last 25 years,...
link to Tip 3 – Look after your mental health
Look after your mental health
"Look after your mental health" is really a sub-category of Tip 2 - Be Healthy. When you have a chronic illness that has no cure your life is thrown upside down. At no...
link to Tip 2 – Be Healthy
Be Healthy?? I have a chronic illness, how can I be healthy!! Seriously, it does seem like a contradiction. However, if you really think about it you will realise that of all people...
link to Tip 1 – Master your chronic illness or it will master you
link to Living with Pain – The new ‘normal’
Living with Pain - The new 'normal'
Living with pain is a huge pain in the neck. it is my new 'normal'. I have had constant pain for the last 3 years as a result of a car crash. It presented itself...