Holiday throwdown! Are you in?

It’s a holiday throwdown! How healthy will you choose to eat this season?  For me, because of a health condition called dystonia where sugar, flour products, and processed foods...

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Stop beating yourself up!

Dystonia and chronic pain remind me of bullies that pick on kids in the schoolyard every day. Like the bully, dystonia and chronic pain do not follow any rules and after...

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Self-Care Tools for Relieving Pain and Muscle Spasms

The products in this blog are for informational purposes only. Please consult a physician before using any of these products. The reader accepts full responsibility for the use of...

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Quell Wearable Pain Relief- Product Review

I have been given this product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review...

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Painless Pain Relieving Lotion – Product Review

I have been given this product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review...

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Managing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Happy October! This is one of my favorite times of the year with the clean, crisp air and the leaves changing color. However, I am not a fan of the...

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What is dystonia and what does it feel like?

It is often very difficult to explain to others what life with dystonia is like, so I want to provide some information about what it is and how it feels. Please...

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The value of a support group

I know many people who would love to go to a local support group, but there either isn’t one in your area or you are not well enough to...

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Water soluble CBD review

I have been given this product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my...

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Post Traumatic Growth

We often hear the term Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), a mental health condition triggered by a traumatic event. PTSD is commonly used in context of military personnel returning...

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Relax while you work

For many of us with health issues that involve pain, muscle spasms/contractions, fatigue, etc., sitting at a desk and working at the computer is very difficult. You may recall a recent...

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How one looks is not a measure for how one feels

Human beings are visual creatures, so we often associate how one feels based on how they look and act. Sadly, this is very short sighted. Many people live with...

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Attitude determines altitude

People often tell me how positive I am, and that is true most of the time. Having lived over 15 years with a painful, life changing neurological disorder called...

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Tips to save your neck and back working on the computer

The way we perform activities throughout the day can greatly impact how we feel. Our body learns by repetition, so our daily habits are critical. I find them so...

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My experience using CBD oil for chronic pain and anxiety

I have been given this product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my...

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