As some of you know, I have a disease or disorder called hypermobility that causes severe joint stiffness and joint pain. Every now and then, no matter how much exercise I get, or how much sleep I get, or how healthy I eat - a flare up will happen and it renders me useless. But … Continue reading Selfcare Sunday: hypermobility and joint pain flare ups
Today's been a lousy day to quote my mother as she used to say. I slept the entire day. I've had a migraine pretty much non stop since early December. The insomnia has been bad and I guess I needed to sleep to catch up. I had several articles saved in draft for the week … Continue reading Living Well: Self-care – practicing what I preach
It's Thursday. The last few days have flown by. I've had nothing but phone calls, emails to send, letters to write - and not even for good stuff. When you have chronic medical conditions, this has a huge impact on your overall quality of life. A lot of time is spent writing medical reports, sending … Continue reading Thursday mood: wallowing in self pity, care to join me?
If you've been following my blog, you know that I suffer from a few chronic conditions - one of those conditions is chronic insomnia. Insomnia is something I've lived with for more than thirty years. There's nothing worse than feeling tired and wanting to sleep - but not being able to sleep at all once … Continue reading Living Well: how to cope with chronic insomnia