The Disabled Diva
By Cynthia Covert
The Disabled DivaMar 12, 2023
BeneCane Collapsible Walking Cane Review
Do you need a cane but don't want to sacrifice style? Check out my BeneCane review.
Disclaimer: This is an unsolicited review. I chose and purchased this cane with my own funds. With that said, the product link below and within my original blog post are affiliate links meaning that I earn a few pennies when someone purchases one through my link. I am an Amazon Affiliate.
Hi, I'm Cynthia, The Disabled Diva, and in this video, I'm reviewing the BeneCane collapsible walking cane. This is a really great cane because it's stylish and functional. It's perfect for anyone who wants a collapsible cane's convenience without sacrificing style.
Product link: https://amzn.to/3T3UH2E
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2023/03/11/benecane-walking-cane-review-arthritis-friendly-mobility/
How To Adapt To Chronic Illness Life Without Losing Hope
Chronic illnesses such as fibromyalgia, lupus, and multiple sclerosis can make everyday activities very difficult. This article provides tips on how to adapt to life with a chronic illness while still holding onto hope for healing.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2023/03/02/adapt-to-chronic-illness-life/
Exercising With Arthritis And Fibromyalgia – Identifying The Challenges And Finding Solutions
Exercising with arthritis and fibromyalgia can be challenging due to the pain, stiffness, and fatigue. In this post, we explore the difficulties of following an exercise program and provide strategies to help navigate the challenges, including finding the right exercise program, coping with pain and fatigue, addressing mental health concerns, and seeking support. Discover how to identify the challenges and find solutions to stay active and manage these conditions effectively.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2023/02/18/challenges-and-solutions-to-exercising-with-arthritis-and-fibromyalgia/
Begin your journey today with The Disabled Diva's Chronic Illness Exercise Tracker!!
BetterMe Sofa Yoga Review For People With Arthritis And Fibromyalgia
The Disabled Diva reviews a revolutionary new sofa yoga program that is perfect for people with arthritis and fibromyalgia. It's designed to provide an effective and low-impact exercise solution, even from the comfort of your own home. With simple and easy-to-follow instructions, this program may help improve posture, flexibility, and strength without straining inflamed and painful joints. According to the Disabled Diva, this sofa yoga program is truly a "godsend" for those living with chronic illnesses – take a step closer to improved well-being by listening to her review today!
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2023/02/17/sofa-yoga-review/
How to Use A Chronic Illness Tracker to Optimize Your Exercise Routine
If you're living with a chronic illness, finding the balance between meeting your physical activity goals and managing your illness can be difficult. However, with the help of a chronic illness exercise tracker, you can optimize your exercise routine to achieve your health goals while still protecting your health. Learn more here!
View The Disabled Diva's Chronic Illness Exercise Tracker here!
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2023/02/02/chronic-illness-exercise-tracker/
9 Types of Ball of Foot Pain Relief Products
Suffer from ball of foot pain (metatarsalgia)? Discover what it is, the causes, and find relief without a prescription. Shop from 9 types of products that can help provide comfort and support.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2023/01/20/ball-of-foot-pain-relief-products/
Village Naturals Therapy Body Soak With Arnica And Epsom Salt For Chronic Pain and Fatigue Review
I'm a disabled individual with chronic pain and fatigue. Find out why and how this blend of bath salt helps to reduce the pain that I experience from fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis. Arnica and Epsom salt are just two of its ingredients that work together to provide relief for people with chronic pain.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2023/01/11/village-naturals-therapy-body-soak-with-arnica-and-epsom-salt-for-chronic-pain-and-fatigue-review/
How I Use Reflection to Manage My Chronic Illness Life
Chronic illness can be tough, but by reflecting on the good and bad, we can work to make things better. This episode discusses how reflection helps manage chronic illness life.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2023/01/06/manage-chronic-illness-life/
How To Let Go Of Holiday Guilt When You Have A Chronic Illness
Living with a chronic illness during the holiday season can be difficult. It's easy to feel guilty about not being able to do the things you used to, but it's important to try and let go of that guilt. These 3 simple rules can help you let go and make future holidays a little easier.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/12/24/how-to-let-go-of-holiday-guilt-when-you-have-a-chronic-illness/
5 Ways This Extra-Long Puffy Jacket Meets My Chronic Illness Life Needs
As a chronic pain patient who uses a wheelchair, this extra-long puffy jacket is an answered prayer for those cold-weather doctor appointments, Disneyland, and more!
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/12/21/extra-long-puffy-jacket/
View the extra-long puffy jacket that I purchased and reviewed here. *affiliate link
Top Autoimmune Patient Regret and How To Let it Go with Journaling
We all have regrets in life. But for autoimmune patients, sometimes our biggest regret can hold us back from living our best life. In this post, we explore the top autoimmune patient regret and how to let go of it once and for all.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/12/07/autoimmune-patient-regret/
Chronic Illness Holiday Survival Guide – The Time To Start Planning Is Now!
No matter how you celebrate, the holidays can be difficult when you're living with chronic illness or pain. But don't worry - The Disabled Diva has got your back! This guide will help you plan a holiday season that meets both your physical and emotional needs. Wishing you all the happiness your heart can hold!
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/11/12/chronic-illness-holiday-survival-guide/
Which Chronic Illness Season Are You In? Use This Journal Prompt To Identify It.
In order to better cope with chronic illness, it's important to understand that different seasons will come and go. Each season requires different types of attention. Some require more assistance than others. Yet happiness and sadness can be found in all chronic illness life seasons. This week's journal prompt helps you define your current season.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/11/05/chronic-illness-season/
Bearback Back Scratcher Review – The Best Back Scratcher for Those with Arthritis or Fibromyalgia
Will the Bearback back scratcher scratch your itch? This patient with fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis finds out. Read her review to see if it will work for you too!
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/11/03/bearback-back-scratcher-review/
View the product here. (affiliate link)
The Importance of Practicing Patience With Chronic Illness
Chronic illness can be difficult to manage, but practicing patience is essential. This blog post provides helpful insights into the importance of patience and how to practice it. If you are struggling to be patient, remember that you are not alone. There are many others who understand what you're going through. Connecting with others who have a chronic illness can be a great way to find support and understanding.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/10/30/practicing-patience-with-chronic-illness/
How Sleeping Well Improves Life With Chronic Illness
If you're living with a chronic illness, getting enough sleep should be a top priority. This week's journal prompt and these tips can help make it happen.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/10/22/how-sleeping-well-improves-life-with-chronic-illness/
How Do You Deal With the Emotions That Chronic Pain Stirs Up?
Chronic pain is difficult enough to deal with, but it's important to acknowledge the emotions that come along with it. This journal prompt can help you process those negative feelings and work through them.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/10/14/emotions-chronic-pain/
How Journaling Can Help You Find Your Way With Chronic Illness
Keeping a journal is one of the best things you can do for yourself when living with chronic illness. Here are some benefits that come with journaling and how writing in your journal can help improve your daily life. Journaling is a great way to work through your feelings, track your progress, and keep all of your important information in one place!
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/10/13/how-journaling-can-help-you-find-your-way-with-chronic-illness/
Can I Travel With A Chronic Illness? How A Trip Back In Time Can Help!
Are you curious about whether or not it is possible to travel with a chronic illness? This week's journal prompt will help you recognize your limitations and what accessibility accommodations are needed. Learn how taking a trip back in time can help you plan your next adventure.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/10/07/travel-with-severe-chronic-pain/
The Frustration of Explaining Chronic Illness Life
Living with a chronic illness can be frustrating. Sometimes, it's hard to explain what it's like to people who don't understand. This journal prompt will help you come up with an easier explanation for your condition.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/09/30/frustration-of-explaining-chronic-illness-life/
11 Fun Wheelchair Halloween Costume Covers For Adults and Children
Looking for a unique way to dress up your wheelchair costume this year? Check out these amazing covers that will help you stand out from the crowd. Whether you're looking for something strong, funny, or cute, I've got you covered. So get ready to have some fun this Halloween!
This episode is also available as a blog post. All products mentioned can be found here: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/09/29/wheelchair-halloween-costume-covers/
How Much Have You Learned About Your Chronic Illness?
This reflective journal prompt is designed to help individuals with chronic illnesses reflect on all they have learned about their conditions. It can be tough to manage a chronic illness, but through the process of self-reflection, we can often find strength and hope. This prompt will help you document everything you have learned about your illness – give it a try!
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/09/24/learned-about-chronic-illness/
15 Fibromyalgia Symptom Journal Benefits and Drawbacks
There are pros and cons to keeping a fibromyalgia symptom journal. On one hand, it can be helpful in identifying patterns and triggers for your symptoms. But on the other hand, it can also be harmful because you may become obsessed with tracking every detail. Here's what you need to know about both sides of this debate.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/09/20/fibromyalgia-symptom-journal/
End of Summer Chronic Illness Journal Prompt
The end of summer can be hard for the chronically ill. Whether it's hot weather or a reduction in social activities, this journal prompt may help.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/08/27/end-of-summer-journal-prompt/
Safe Ways to Slice Strawberries with Arthritic Hands
Those who have arthritis in their hands know how difficult it is to slice up a strawberry. Learn some helpful tips on safe ways you can enjoy your favorite food.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/07/26/safe-ways-to-slice-strawberries-with-arthritic-hands/
Chronic Illness Journal Prompts August 2022
A new journal prompt is shared each week to help those living with a chronic illness document their thoughts and feelings.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/07/25/chronic-illness-journal-prompt-of-the-week/
Chronic Illness Journal Prompts
24 Chronic illness journal prompts created to help you release stress, think about things pain has distracted you from, and more!
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/07/07/chronic-illness-journal-prompts/
Chronic Illness and Memory-keeping: Why It Is Important to Describe Your Symptoms as They Happen
Chronic illness can be unpredictable and ever-changing. It's important to document your journey so that you have a record of your own experiences. Here's a memory-keeping chronic illness journal prompt to help!
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/09/16/chronic-illness-memory-keeping/
Chronic Illness Flare Amnesia: What Is It And How Can Journaling Help?
Do you ever feel like you forget what happened during your chronic illness flares? You're not alone. This is known as flare amnesia, and it can be frustrating and confusing. But don't worry, there are ways to help improve the situation. One of those ways is journaling. Find out more in this post!
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/09/15/chronic-illness-flare-amnesia/
Thank You Day Pain Relief Giveaway
Thank you for helping us celebrate national thank you day! We're giving away a pain relief salve stick to show our appreciation. This product helps with my fibromyalgia muscle pain. Enter now for your chance to win! This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/09/15/pain-relief-giveaway/
The Importance of Journaling About Things That Make You Happy When You Have a Chronic Illness
Chronic illness can be difficult to deal with, but finding things that make you happy can help. One great way to do this is through journaling. This post will explore the benefits of journaling about the things that make you happy and give you weekly prompts if you’re struggling to find something to write about!
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/09/11/journaling-about-happy-things/
No Reason Season – Why It Is Okay To Say No
This week's chronic illness journal prompts explores why it is okay to say no this holiday season and how saying no can actually improve your health.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/09/04/no-reason-season-why-it-is-okay-to-say-no/
How Robotic Vacuums Help Those With Chronic Illnesses And The Elderly
Robotic vacuums have come a long way in recent years. They are now being designed to help those who are elderly or chronically ill with their cleaning needs. Discover how robotic vacuums are changing lives for the better.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/07/18/how-robotic-vacuums-help/
Fantasmic at Disneyland How to Watch With a Mobility Aid
How to watch Fantasmic at Disneyland with a mobility aid, plus dining package reviews.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/07/14/fantasmic-at-disneyland/
Fibromyalgia Patient Lynne Said Shares Her Story Of Change
Fibromyalgia patient Lynne Said shares her story of change. How her diagnosis forced her to change careers and more.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/05/12/fibromyalgia-patient-lynn-said-shares-her-story-of-change/
What Is A Spoonie? An Explanation Of This Popular Chronic Illness Theory
What is a spoonie, and why it is such a popular way of explaining what it is like to live with a painful and debilitating chronic illness?
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/05/04/what-is-a-spoonie/
Zeen Mobility Aid Review – What It Does And Who Can Benefit From It
Meet the Zeen mobility aid! An innovative and unique mobility device that does the job of several but with perks that others do not offer! Is it the right one for you? Let's find out!
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/03/24/zeen-mobility-aid-review/
How A Passive Exercise Machine Reduces My Worst Chronic Pain
Who would have thought that a passive exercise machine could relieve chronic pain? Here is one device that should be considered!
View original blog post and product links: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/03/14/passive-exercise-machine-chronic-pain/
How Disneyland And My Chronic Illness Life Fit Together
The Disabled Diva shares how Disneyland and her chronic illness life fit together and why it has become an integral part of her care plan. Living with fibromyalgia, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and endometriosis. Disabled from her chronic illnesses, she needed a place to call home. And that place just happened to be her favorite southern Californian vacation destination.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/03/02/disneyland-chronic-illness-life/
Top 5 Ways A Weighted Blanket Helps Reduce Fibromyalgia Symptoms
The Disabled Diva shares the top five ways a weighted blanket helped reduce her fibromyalgia symptoms. Discover if one could help you too!
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2022/01/02/weighted-blanket-fibromyalgia-symptoms/
Top 10 Realistic New Year Goals For People With Chronic Illness
Ten realistic New Year Goals for people living with chronic illness.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2021/12/25/realistic-goals-chronic-illness/
My Chronic Life November 2021 Update
The Disabled Diva shares her chronic life update for November 2021. What life was like with fibromyalgia, psoriatic arthritis, and endometriosis.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2021/12/07/chronic-life-november-2021/
Five Pro Tips for Dealing With Fibro Fog As A Freelance Writer
Five pro tips for dealing with fibro fog to help chronically ill freelance writers get the job done!
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2021/11/27/dealing-with-fibro-fog/
5 Best Podiatrist Nail Clippers For Psoriatic Arthritis Toenail Care
Psoriatic arthritis toenail care is made easy with at-home pedicures using these podiatrist-toenail clippers. Click here to view products. https://thedisableddivablog.com/2021/11/21/psoriatic-arthritis-toenail-care-podiatrist-nail-clippers/
5 Ways The Alike Health App Benefits Patients and Their Doctors
Living with multiple chronic illnesses can make it difficult to find people who really get your health journey. That’s where Alike comes in! In this blog post, I share my experience using the Alike Health App and how it benefits both patients and doctors! Listen to it here!
Psoriasis Symptoms That Led To My Diagnosis
Psoriasis symptoms that led The Disabled Diva's doctor to a diagnosis. Learn more about the beginning of her chronic life. Read the original blog post here.
My Chronic Life October 2021 Update
The Disabled Diva shares her chronic life update for October 2021. What life was like with fibromyalgia, psoriatic arthritis, and endometriosis. View the original blog post here.
Why I Am Afraid Of Making Holiday Plans With A Chronic Illness
Making holiday plans with chronic illness is no easy task and impossible for some. Here is why I am afraid to commit to any celebrations this year. View the original blog post here.
3 Ways Stormy Weather Triggers Fibromyalgia And Autoimmune Arthritis
The Disabled Diva shares three painful ways stormy weather triggers fibromyalgia and autoimmune arthritis flares. View the original blog post here.
Inflatable Neck Traction Device Product Review For Fibromyalgia And Arthritis Chronic Pain
Inflatable neck traction device product review for muscle and joint pain from fibromyalgia and spondylitis. View the original blog post here.
National Disability Employment Awareness Month: Finding A Job As A Disabled Person
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Discover resources to help you find a job and raise awareness.
Fibromyalgia Treatment Lyrica Patient Review Of Side Effects And Benefits
The Disabled Diva shares her patient experience with the fibromyalgia-approved prescription medication Lyrica. Listen to her review here and view the original blog post here.
My Chronic Life September 2021 Update
The Disabled Diva shares her chronic life update for September 2021. Life with chronic pain from fibromyalgia, psoriasis, autoimmune arthritis, endometriosis, and surgical errors is anything but boring. View the original blog post here.
What My Worst Fibromyalgia Flare Symptoms Feel Like
The Disabled Diva shares what her worst fibromyalgia flare symptoms feel like.
After Hysterectomy Endometriosis Symptoms And Problems, My Never-Ending Nightmare
After hysterectomy endometriosis symptoms and problems - The Disabled Diva's never ending nightmare
Chronic Pain Awareness Month – How To Use Social Media To Educate
Chronic pain awareness begins with you! Learn how you can use social media to raise awareness about your chronic illness.
View the original blog post here.
Why This Chronically Ill Wheelchair User Stopped Attending Church In Person
Attending church as a chronically ill wheelchair user is difficult for many reasons. Accessibility is just one of the challenges, here are more!
My Chronic Pain Management Reboot Recap For August 2021 - Fibromyalgia And Psoriatic Arthritis - The Disabled Diva Talks Season 1 Episode 6
The Disabled Diva shares her chronic pain management reboot recap. Did her pain and fatigue increase or decrease during August 2021? Listen to find out!
Links to products mentioned in the recording can be found here.
10 Best Stretches To Do In A Hot Tub For Fibromyalgia Pain Relief
The Disabled Diva shares 10 of the best stretches that can be done in a hot tub to reduce fibromyalgia muscle and joint pain! Discover the benefits of warm water therapy and how it can contribute to continual pain relief. View the original blog post here.
Assistance is Necessary: Nine Things I Wished I had Been Told When Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Psoriatic Arthritis Part 7
Assistance is necessary when living with fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis. What type do you ask? Find out here!
How To Spot Someone With A Chronic Illness
Grab your binoculars, looking glasses, and detective kits, because today I am going to share how to spot someone who has a chronic illness!
3 Ways A Fibromyalgia Diagnosis Made My Life A Chronic Illness Nightmare
The Disabled Diva shares three ways her fibromyalgia diagnosis made her life a chronic illness nightmare. How it interfered with other health issues and put her life in danger. View the original post here.
Fibromyalgia Diagnosis Checklist: 30 Things You Need To Know About This Chronic Illness
The Disabled Diva shares a fibromyalgia diagnosis checklist filled with 30 things you need to know to help you have a better understanding of what to expect as your fibro life begins. View the original post here!
6 Impressive Benefits of Using Cannabis for Psoriatic Arthritis
The Disabled Diva shares six impressive benefits of using cannabis for psoriatic arthritis. View the post in its original format here.
My Chronic Pain Management Reboot Recap For July 2021 – Fibromyalgia And Psoriatic Arthritis
The Disabled Diva shares her pain management July recap. Find out what setback took the joy out of her improvements. View original post here.
One Psoriatic Arthritis Diagnosis Should Have Been Enough, Why It Was Not
One psoriatic arthritis diagnosis should have been enough. How and why I was diagnosed three times!
5 Best Electric Power Folding Wheelchairs For Indoor and Outdoor Use
The Disabled Diva shares 5 of the best electric power folding wheelchairs that can be used indoors and outdoors to help you maintain mobility and reclaim your independence. See which one is right for you!
View photos and access links here.
Invasion of the Brain Snatcher! Tips for Dealing with Fibro Fog
Fibro fog is like a thief who sneaks into your head and robs you of your most precious possessions. Here are some tips for dealing with brain fog.
5 Best Outdoor Use Rollator Walkers With Seats For Balance Issues
Not ready for a wheelchair but need something better than a basic walker? The Disabled Diva shares 5 of the best outdoor use rollator walkers with seats to help keep people with balance issues on the move! View the original blog post and images here.
45 Disneyland Wheelchair Accessible Attractions – Vacation Planning Made Easy
Visiting Disneyland or Disney's California Adventure with a wheelchair can be a stressful experience for someone who has never been there. Heck, there are times it is difficult for wheelchair users who frequent the park often.
This list of wheelchair-accessible rides will make planning your next visit to the happiest place on earth a little easier!
My Chronic Pain Management Reboot Recap For June 2021 – Fibromyalgia And Psoriatic Arthritis
In this month's chronic pain management reboot recap, I share what did and did not relieve fibromyalgia and autoimmune arthritis pain.
Handicap Restrooms – What Really Makes Them Accessible And Why Most Fail
Imagine being in a store, movie theater, entertainment venue, restaurant, or a medical or government building and suddenly needing to use the restroom really bad....
But, the pathway is not wide enough for your wheelchair or is blocked by equipment.....
Maybe the path was clear, but the entrance to the restroom was not wide enough to turn into it....
Inside is a huge stall, but it is of no use because you could not access it.
In this episode, I share what really makes a restroom accessible, how most fail, and what they need to do to improve accessibility.
Cute Plus Size Loungewear From Amazon For The Chronically Ill
Living with multiple chronic illnesses means spending a lot of time in pajamas and loungewear. My chronic wardrobe needs to be comfortable, yet something that I am not embarrassed to answer the door in. Today I am sharing my favorite loungewear picks from Amazon.
View products and the original post here.
Or shop here:
My favorite kimono and more options.
The Disabled Diva Talks Podcast S1 E5 The New Disneyland Spiderman Web Slinger Ride
Is it Fibromyalgia or Something Else?
Is it fibromyalgia or something else that is the cause of your symptoms? Find out what other conditions share the same symptoms.
View the original article here.
How Mobility Aids Improve Living with Chronic Illness
Mobility aids can and will improve living with a chronic illness if we give them a chance. Here's a breakdown of how and why you should try one!
6 Types Of Cooling Products To Help You Stay Cool In The Heat This Summer
Cooling products to help you stay cool in the heat this summer. Wearable technology and budget-friendly options for day or night.
View the original article along with product images and links here.
Heat-Related Illness Prevention Accessories
Heatstroke is no joke! These heat-related illness prevention accessories will keep you comfortable and cool while outdoors all summer long!
Can Cats Detect Illness In Humans? This One Detected Mine Better Than Any Doctor!
Can cats detect illness in humans? Meet one that not only detected illness in his human but understood her pain better than any doctor.
View the original article and photos here.
Hemp, What is it Good For?
Hemp is good for many things. Today we are taking a look at the big impact this little bud can make on our lives and health. plant
Blogger Linkup, My Chronic Life Adventures
This month's blogger linkup is all about my chronic life adventures because chronic pain and a pandemic won't stop me from living!
View original post for images and links to the rest of this linkup here.
Incurable Friend 101-What You Need to Know
The lives of people with chronic illnesses like fibromyalgia, autoimmune arthritis, MS, and more are different than our healthy friends. In this podcast, The Disabled Diva shares what you need to know about your incurable friend to maintain a healthy relationship even though their body is not.
View the original article here.
My Chronic Pain Relief Update May 2021 – Living With Fibromyalgia And Psoriatic Arthritis
In my chronic pain relief update for May 2021, I share how my fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis reboot are going and the changes I have made.
Cannabis Relieves Fibromyalgia Pain Better Than Opioids In 4 Fascinating Ways
Cannabis relieves fibromyalgia pain. Four ways it relieved my chronic pain after a decade of failed prescriptions. Plus beginner tips!
Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Connection
One in three people with psoriasis may develop psoriatic arthritis. Without the right resources, the latter may go undiagnosed causing permanent damage.
Self-Defense Suggestions for the Chronically Ill
Self-defense product suggestions for the chronically ill. Devices and classes that will help them stay safe at home and on the go.
Compare PEMF Pain Relief Devices
PEMF pain relief device comparison. Pros and cons of 5 different devices for chronic muscle and joint pain and inflammation.
View the original article and products mentioned in the recording here.
PEMF Therapy for Pain Relief
PEMF therapy for chronic pain relief from fibromyalgia, arthritis, and other inflammatory chronic illnesses. How it works, my experience, and more.
Thank you for listening to this accessible post that was originally in print only. View the original article here.
How to Reduce Chronic Pain with Magnesium
Magnesium has many health benefits. But did you know that magnesium is useful for reducing chronic pain from fibromyalgia?
View the original article and items mentioned in the recording here.
The Disabled Diva Talks - Air Hawk Power Wheelchair Review And Tips For Finding One That Meets Your Needs
Season 1, Episode 4.
In this episode, I review my foldable and portable Air Hawk power wheelchair and its accessories.
Find out what I liked, disliked, and replaced!
View show notes and links here.
Learn how to support my podcast and accessible audio versions of written blog posts here.
How Arnica Can Help Your Sore Muscles And More
Arnica is a wonderful flower that makes sore muscles feel better! But its benefits do not end there! Learn more about it here!
View show notes here and my favorite arnica product here.
Learn how to support my podcast and accessible audio versions of written blog posts here.
6 Fibromyalgia Triggers and How to Avoid Them
Six fibromyalgia triggers that increase pain and severity of fibro symptoms. The Disabled Diva shares what they are and how to avoid them.
View the original post and any link mentioned in the recording here.
Learn how to support my podcast and accessible audio versions of written blog posts here.
How to Prevent Fibromyalgia Flare Stank
Fibromyalgia flare stank is embarrassing, but with some planning ahead it can be reduced or avoided with the following hygiene products. The Disabled Diva shares her favorite tips and products with you!
View products and access links mentioned in the recording here.
Support my podcast and accessible audio versions of written blog posts here.
Fibromyalgia And Autoimmune Arthritis – 2 Ways They Are Alike – But Not!
Fibromyalgia and autoimmune arthritis share many similar symptoms. Find out what they are and why knowing the difference is important.
Fibromyalgia and Mobility Problems – How to Keep Moving
Fibromyalgia and the mobility problems it creates are real. The Disabled Diva shares how to keep moving even when your body can't keep up.
View the original blog post and items mentioned in the recording.
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4 Reasons Chronic Illness Friendships Are Complicated
Chronic illness friendships can be difficult if the complications that arise from them are not known and accepted by both parties. Find out what they are and how to protect your friendships. See show notes and view products here.
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Top Fibromyalgia Recommendations From Fifteen Experienced Patients
Top fibromyalgia recommendations from fifteen experienced patients. Great advice for the newly diagnosed and those who have struggled for decades!
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What You Need To Know About Fibromyalgia Leg Muscle Weakness
Fibromyalgia leg muscle weakness can be painful and debilitating. What you need to know about this fibro symptom to live better now!
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My Chronic Pain Relief Update April 2021 – Living With Fibromyalgia And Psoriatic Arthritis
The Disabled Diva shares her chronic pain relief update for April. Was her pain level lower or higher? What worked and what failed? Find out now!
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5 Epic Reasons Water Jogging Is Perfect For Fibromyalgia and Arthritis
Water jogging is an amazing form of exercise for people with fibromyalgia, arthritis, and other types of chronic pain. Here are five benefits!
The Disabled Diva Talks About 2 Dangerous Examples Of Chronic Pain Amnesia And How To Avoid Them
The Disabled Diva talks about 2 dangerous examples of chronic pain amnesia and shares a couple of tips to avoid them!
Fibromyalgia Morning Foot Pain – 4 Inexpensive and Easy Ways To Reduce It
Nobody wants to start their day with Fibromyalgia morning foot pain. The Disabled Diva shares 4 inexpensive and easy ways to reduce it!
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6 Easy Home Modifications For The Elderly And Disabled
The Disabled Diva shares six easy home modifications for the elderly and disabled to stay safe at home. Perfect for homeowners and renters, as each assistive device can be easily removed when needed without damage to the home.
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Chronic Illness Hairstyles -How To Find One That Makes Your Life Easier
Chronic illness hairstyles should make living with fibromyalgia, autoimmune diseases, etc., easier not harder. Four chronically ill women share theirs!
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Silicone Straws Versus Metal Straws – Which Is Better For The Chronically Ill?
Silicone straws versus metal straws. Weigh the pros and cons of each and decide which you feel is the best option for the chronically ill.
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50 Best Series To Watch When Sick And Bored – Life With Chronic Illness
If your current chronic illness flare has you longing for some new entertainment, look no further! The Disable Diva shares 50 of her favorite series to watch when she is flaring from fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis!
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10 Must-Have Assistive Dog Care Products For The Elderly And Disabled
It is no secret that dogs can provide comfort and assistance to those with disabilities, chronic illnesses, and mental health issues. But caring for a dog can be difficult. In this episode, The Disabled Diva shares 10 assistive and useful dog care products.
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How To Find The Perfect Cup Holder For Your Wheelchair Or Rollator
There is more to finding the perfect cup holder for your wheelchair than searching for one on Amazon. In this episode, The Disabled Diva shares what to look for and how to purchase a cup holder that meets your needs and fits your manual or power wheelchair or rollator!
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Managing Chronic Illness Through Trial And Error – Why My Mistakes Give Hope
With no cures on the horizon, the only way to manage my chronic illnesses is through trial and error. To say I made a lot of errors in 2020 would be an understatement, find out what they were and how they give me hope!
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10 Helpful Cooking Utensils For Arthritic and Weak Hands
13 Useful Chronic Illness Blogging Tools To Help You Blog Smarter Not Harder
11 Effective Neck Tension Relief Tools That Are Available Without A Prescription
How To Take Your Chronic Illness Advocacy To The Next Level
This episode is also available as a blog post: Read it here!
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Solis 1100 Pain Relief System Review For Relieving Fibromyalgia And Muscle Pain
5 Scandalous Reasons People Believe Fibromyalgia is Fake
The Disabled Diva Talks About - Accepting Her Abdominal Pain
As I wait for my next scan, I have had time for the events of my last doctor appointment to really sink in. In this episode, I discuss why and how I have come to accept my abdominal pain and what that acceptance looks like. Living with chronic pain is hard, but accepting it is even harder.
Learn more about my life with chronic pain from fibromyalgia, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, endometriosis, and a botched hysterectomy at TheDisabledDivaBlog.com
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Endometriosis Myths I Wish Were True
The Mandalorian Approach to Explaining What it is Like to Live with Fibromyalgia and Psoriatic Arthritis
Spring Clean Your Chronic Life: Scour Your Social Media Feed
My Chronic Pain Relief Update March 2021 – Living With Fibromyalgia And Psoriatic Arthritis
My Chronic Life – January 2021 Update – Living With Fibromyalgia And Psoriatic Arthritis
3 Wonderful Ways A Power Wheelchair Restored What Chronic Illness Rudely Stole From Me
How To Find Your New Normal After A Chronic Illness Diagnosis
15 Fibromyalgia Pain Management Products And Hacks You Need to Know About
This episode is also available as a blog post where you can view and visit the products mentioned: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2021/02/02/15-fibromyalgia-pain-management-products-and-hacks-you-need-to-know-about/
Fibromyalgia Flare-Ups – Four Different Types And How To Get Through Them
This episode is also available as a blog post with links to products mentioned: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2021/02/16/fibromyalgia-flare-ups-four-different-types-and-how-to-get-through-them/
My Chronic Life – February 2021 Update – Living With Fibromyalgia And Psoriatic Arthritis
This episode is also available as a blog post, where you can find links to the products mentioned: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2021/02/24/my-chronic-life-february-2021-update-living-with-fibromyalgia-and-psoriatic-arthritis/
What Does Fibro Fog Feel Like? – Get To Know This Strange Fibromyalgia Symptom
What does fibro fog feel like? Get to know this strange fibromyalgia symptom in this Disabled Diva audio version.
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2021/02/20/what-does-fibro-fog-feel-like-get-to-know-this-strange-fibromyalgia-symptom/
The Disabled Diva Talks About - Chronic Illness Commercials
Not typically a fan of pharmaceutical commercials for chronic illness, I suddenly found myself with a case of chronic illness commercial envy! Find out what I am talking about in my first episode!
The Disabled Diva Talks About series are informal chats with Cynthia regarding life with chronic illness.
How Strong Is Your Psoriatic Arthritis Team? Audio Version
Who you put on your psoriatic arthritis team makes a world of difference. Find out if your PsA team is strong enough to meet your needs!
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2021/02/26/how-strong-is-your-psoriatic-arthritis-team/
Fibromyalgia Fatigue Versus Pain. Which Is Worse And Tips For Coping With Each
Which is worse? Fibromyalgia fatigue or pain? The Disabled Diva shares how each affects our lives, her answer, plus tips for coping with both!
This episode is also available as a blog post: https://thedisableddivablog.com/2021/03/06/fibromyalgia-fatigue-versus-pain-which-is-worse-and-tips-for-coping-with-each/