daily life · Pain Relief

Keeping Perspective with Chronic Illness

Many days, the misery from all the pain and other difficulties associated with chronic illness can be overwhelming!  This TED talk by Dr. Amit Sood discusses simple habits that can help us keep things in perspective and find time to appreciate the good things that still happen in spite of the illness.   ❤ The… Continue reading Keeping Perspective with Chronic Illness

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Surviving Winter with Joint Instability and/or Muscle Pain

    Winter is really challenging with a connective tissue disorder.  The slipperiness of the snow and ice combines with my joint instability to make walking outside dangerous.  And the coldness, indoors and outside, causes my muscles to be even more tense and painful than usual.  So here are some things I have found that… Continue reading Surviving Winter with Joint Instability and/or Muscle Pain