The Flares of Our Lives – Soapy Drama for Pain Awareness: A little humor can go a long way with re-imagined soap operas and facts for Pain Awareness Month.
8 Women in Pain Health Bloggers You Should Follow Last year I started an awareness campaign to highlight women in pain health bloggers that you should follow. This is my 2021 edition. Read on to learn more about these incredible women and the work they are doing to assist and inspire chronic pain patients around […]
Severe ME Awareness Day is August 8.
I’m posting for awareness today for my fellow ME patients who are classified as ‘severe’ and ‘very severe’ MECFS patients. Many of them are completely bed bound and haven’t been able to walk, eat, talk, or get out of bed in years.
Costochondritis: Coping with chest wall pain with arthritis and fibromyalgia
What is costochondritis? Why does it happen? How is it diagnosed and treated?
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.
When IBS Attacks Strike in Public – My Story. The more we talk about life with IBS and/or IBD the less ’embarrassing & disgusting’ it becomes.
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.
Advocacy Initiatives, A Move, and More for May 2021! Ah, where to start? Today’s post is a personal update post. I rarely take the opportunity to do these types of posts, but we’ve had a lot happening and there’s no better way to update than by telling it like it is! Read on to learn more about my May initiatives – my busiest month by far in 2021.
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.
Walking for Ankylosing Spondylitis is challenging for me with fibromyalgia and MECFS to deal with as well. But May is here. Time for change!