What is Costochondritis?

Costochondritis: Chest Wall Pain with Arthritis and Fibromyalgia

Costochondritis: Coping with chest wall pain with arthritis and fibromyalgia

What is costochondritis? Why does it happen? How is it diagnosed and treated?

WEGO HEALTH AWARDS Nominee Carrie Kellenberger

WEGO Health Awards 2021 – Carrie Kellenberger

It’s that time of year again! It’s time to celebrate fellow patient leaders with the WEGO Health Awards. I’m thrilled to say that I’ve been nominated for the 10th Annual WEGO Health Awards in a number of categories. This post tells you what the awards are about and how you can help by endorsing me, especially if I’ve made a difference in your own health journey.

How Do I Describe Chronic Pain To My Doctor?

How Do I Describe Chronic Pain to My Doctor?

How do I describe my chronic pain to my doctor? As a veteran patient who has been living with pain for 12+ years, this question comes up a lot! I’ve done my best to answer this for you from my perspective as a patient in Taiwan coping with a healthcare system that is not in my native language.

Best Tips for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia Bloggers Reveal Best Tips for Life with Fibromyalgia

In honor of May being Fibromyalgia Awareness Month and May 12 as Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, fibromyalgia bloggers reveal their best tips for living your best life with fibromyalgia. This is a collaboration with the Fibromyalgia Blogger Directory Community in honor of World Fibromyalgia Day.

Coping Tips for Living with Fibro

My Top Tips for Living With Fibromyalgia

As someone who has been living with fibromyalgia officially since 2014 and unofficially for many years before that, I’ve discovered some great tips for living with fibromyalgia. I’d like to share my tips with you today since they have proved to be helpful to patients who are new to fibro and for veteran patients who […]

Art Therapy and Migraine

Art and Migraine: An Interview with Amanda Ingrassia

MSW Interviews: Art Therapy Series for Migraine

In our latest chronic illness art interview, we learn about artist Amanda Ingrassia and how she uses art to cope with Hemiplegic Migraine and what she recommends to new chronic illness warriors who are interested in using art to cope with pain.

Describing Chronic Pain - Quotes from Pain Patients

Chronic Pain Quotes That Pain Patients Can Relate To

Chronic pain quotes that pain patients can relate to – When life has you down and you’re not sure if you have words to describe your pain, you can trust that someone somewhere has helped. Chronic pain quotes like these let chronic pain patients know they’re not alone.