Issue #239: The Incredible Loneliness You Feel with Painsomnia in the Middle of the Night & Inspirat
In this issue: That ‘aloneness’ you feel with painsomnia in the middle of the night is extra isolating, as nobody knows what you’re going through. Motivational and inspirational books for the chronically ill. #chronicillness #painsomnia #chronicpain
A myth, not chronic pain, is at the roots of the opioid crisis | Chronic Mom
People with chronic pain have nothing to do with the opioid crisis. The addiction rate of people on high dose opioids for chronic pain is less than 1%. #addiction #chronicpain #dontpunishpain #painisreal #opioidcrisis #opioidepidemic #opioidhysteria
Keeping Up with the World: Why it's Important Despite Pain
Anyone with a chronic illness spends a lot of time resting at home. Here's why it's important to be aware of what's going on beyond our own pains.
5 kitchen and cooking tips for fibromyalgia | Chronic Mom
When you have Fibromyalgia or chronic illness it's important to eat healthy, but cooking from scratch can feel like daunting task. #fibromyalgia #cooking
How to benefit from decluttering when you have no energy | Chronic Mom
Clutter can cause anxiety and stress. It makes it more difficult to relax, both physically and mentally because it bombards our minds with extra stimuli. When you have a chronic illness you're supposed to pace, but the clutter piles up. #chronicillness #chronicfatigue #fatigue #chronicpain
Staying warm outside with chronic pain
When you live with chronic pain the temperature often affects you differently. The cold feels colder and the hot may feel hotter. Tips & Tricks from those who live with chronic pain on how to stay warm when it's cold outside.
How to be a Caregiver While Having a Chronic Illness - All Things Endometriosis & More
What is it like for two people with chronic conditions to live together? How do we manage it all? I have multiple chronic conditions and so does my mum. We are each other’s primary caregivers. Many people I know wonder how we manage together, so I thought it would make sense to write about it in the hope it’ll help someone else out there. #ChronicPain #ChronicIllness #Caregiver #endometriosis #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #ThalamicPainSyndrome
What is painsomnia? Tips for helping manage this aspect of chronic illness
Painsomnia often comes along with chronic pain and chronic illness conditions, but can be far more than pain alone. This post talks about physical and mental health symptoms and gives some suggestions to help manage symptoms.
How to find pain free clothing with Fibromyalgia | Chronic Mom
Sensory overload can cause high touch sensitivity with Fibromyalgia and chronic pain. This makes rough fabrics and clothing with seams incredibly painful. Loose and seamless clothing can help you cope with the pain. #fibromyalgia #chronicpain #allodyna
#Chronicpain and an #antifragile system. This is about #coping and #acceptance with chronic pain based on thoughts I read from the book 'Everything is F*cked' - taking the themes and applying them to chronic pain.
Coping Better on Painful Days by Enjoying Good Memories - Despite Pain
Picture of a green tree of life illustration. Words - Coping better on painful days by enjoying good memories.