Living with Chronic Illness

5 Essential Steps to Understanding Chronic Illness – How I Did It & You Can Too
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5 Essential Steps to Understanding Chronic Illness – How I Did It & You Can Too

  What started as the fulfillment of my dream of becoming a mother ended with a painful and surprising chronic illness diagnosis 7 months later. It was a very scary time dealing with a newborn and a disease I did not understand. It took me 14 years to figure out how to live with Rheumatoid…

Be Our Guest Friday {42}: Fibromaylgia Awareness Month 2016 with Being Fibro Mom

Be Our Guest Friday {42}: Fibromaylgia Awareness Month 2016 with Being Fibro Mom

  Chronic PAIN. We all feel physical pain at some point in our lives but do you have chronic, unrelenting pain? How do you survive with chronic pain? How can you thrive with chronic pain? Chronic pain is a symptom of both the Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) that I have and Fibromaylgia  and often times people…

Be Our Guest Fridays {41}: 10 Tips to Save Your Sanity When Your Kids Are Sick by Crazy to Clear
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Be Our Guest Fridays {41}: 10 Tips to Save Your Sanity When Your Kids Are Sick by Crazy to Clear

“My tummy hurts.” Stomach viruses. Every parent’s nightmare. One kid brings home the dreaded stomach virus and soon the whole house is quarantined and on lockdown. It’s hard to save our sanity when our kids are sick but is there an up side to the throw up?  I’m happy to bring you Jennie from Crazy to Clear. Jennie reached…

Be Our Guest Fridays {39}: My Journey with Chronic Illness by My Fruitful Home
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Be Our Guest Fridays {39}: My Journey with Chronic Illness by My Fruitful Home

I always like to hear about fellow patients’ journeys with chronic illness. It helps us learn from each other and raise awareness about how our chronic illnesses started and how it impacts our lives.  Today I’m happy to share with you my blogging friend and name twin Tanya from My Fruitful Home. Tanya interviewed me…

Be Our Guest Fridays {38}: 5 Ways to Add Fitness to Your Life by Fit Triangle Mom
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Be Our Guest Fridays {38}: 5 Ways to Add Fitness to Your Life by Fit Triangle Mom

What are your roadblocks to daily exercise? For me, time, motivation and limited energy from Rheumatoid Arthritis prevent me from exercising every day. I’m not going to be signing up for boot camps or marathons anytime soon and need simple ways I can sneak exercise into my day until it becomes a must-do habit. So I’m happy…