Yep. Now I just need to work up the courage to use these!
''Not real, eh? You know, I used to say the same thing about foot-in-mouth disease, but then I met you.''
Happy Independence Day to our members from the USA! While you're celebrating this weekend, don't forget to #countyourspoons
It's especially hard in the summer when so many are doing so much - and we struggle to just get out of bed. Be kind to yourself. Know that you are special and that you are loved.
As the heat of summer approaches for so many of us, please take care and don't allow people to guilt you into doing too much!
Chronic illness impacts far more than just our obvious physical symptoms! It can affect every single part of your life. Pay attention to even the smallest symptoms - and let your doctor know!
Chronic, hidden illness can take so many forms. I've been AOL for months because I'm taking care of my mom who has severe rheumatoid arthritis and dementia. But she also has severe breathing problems and heart issues, none of which are apparent when you look at her. As she progresses, each day brings its own challenges. Sending you all warm hugs, love, and encouragement today. Keep fighting the good fight!
Thank God. It's about time!
These are great exercises for many different auto immune conditions. But make sure that you consult your doctor before starting ANY exercise program!!
Well-written article on cognitive disfunction in MS, but could apply to many autoimmune diseases.
Work CAN suck when you have a "hidden" illness. While these are listed for MS, they can apply to most autoimmune diseases.
As the holidays approach and people's expectations seem to increase we can all find ourselves burning out as we try to live up to what our family and friends think we should be able to do. We need to find ways to take care of ourselves, rest, and help people understand our limitations so we can have a wonderful and joyful holiday season. May you all be blessed!