Living with chronic illness deeply impacts people and doesn’t leave any area of life untouched. At times, your life may be turned upside down, and coping may seem difficult. But life with chronic illness can still be satisfying. The most effective way to manage and reduce the impact of illness is to focus on ways … Continue reading 10 Ways to Live Well Despite Chronic Illness
Losing faith—especially in the midst of a serious illness—is a scary thing.
Nope. I am not. I have no superpowers. No super speed or strength and I sure I can’t fly. I am not superhuman. I am not Superwoman, but yet, I am determined to be her. I sometimes forget I am only human and not capable of doing it all. Maybe once I did, but not anymore. I can’t … Continue reading When I Try to Convince Myself I’m the Same ‘Superwoman’ I Was Before My Illnesses
Dear Single Mom: Most of us didn’t choose to be single moms but it happened. Either because someone walked away, broke vows, and/or physically harmed us. No matter how we got here, we never dreamed of being single moms when we were little girls. I didn’t choose this. I envisioned marrying the right person and … Continue reading Letter to the Single Mom on Keeping It Together…You Don’t Have To
A giggle a day can help you cope and even reduce your pain because it promotes relaxation.