Mystery Blogger Award Nomination

A hugeeeeee thank you to Tasha for nominating me for the mystery blogger award! My heart is so happy to be nominated! Please take a second to check out her blog! I always enjoy reading her inspiring and absolutely amazing posts, and you will too! Go and check out Tasha M.’s blog Painwarriorcode! Well, let’s…

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What I Blog About

I had the pleasure to be featured on -what you blog about. Thank you so much for asking me to share my story on your blog! Please make sure you click on his link below! Life with an illness blog My blog is about sharing my journey with others of having several chronic illnesses. I…

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How a Chronic Illness Forces you to Grow up too Quickly

A chronic illness brings darkness to your life. It brings a cloud of sorrow over you, and everyone around you. A Chronic illness changes your life. You have to learn how to shift your life, to fit this troubling illness into your schedule. Here’s how a chronic illness forces you to grow up too early.…

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Grieving with a Chronic Illness

With a chronic illness, there is no cure. It is all about treating the symptoms and learning to live life with it. It’s like an enemy you can’t get rid of. Its hard to cope with at times. For me, I was working, in college, and training for a half marathon, and one day it…

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Inner Strength- Poem

Your world feels like it is crumbling at your feet, All you want to do is climb in bed forever, and hide under your sheet. You know you won’t ever give up, But you just pray and wish the pain will just let up. You have a little piece of light in your heart,that the…

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Migraine Remedies

Unfortunately, most people have experienced the excruciating pain of a migraine. The agonizing feeling when your head throbs, and pulses. Light and noise can cause a piercing pain. The pain is so violent that you feel sick to your stomach, and maybe even throw up. It’s absolutely horrendous, and terrifying. Due to the excessive amount…

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Never Give Up

Life will always throw trials and tribulations your way. There are times where you just want to give up, and go back to bed. It’s a lot easier to just say I’m done, I can’t do this anymore. It takes a truly strong person to pick themselves up, and continue the fight. It takes a…

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What’s in my Infusion Bag?

Infusions are used for several different illnesses.When your doctor tells you that, you will now be receiving infusions, it tends to make you feel very overwhelmed. There are also several different types of infusions. Infusions can also range in how long they will take. I had to get an IVIG infusion for lupus, and now…

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Calling Those with a Chronic Illness Lazy

Having a chronic illness, is honestly brutal. We are always faced with hard trials, and dealing with intense pain. It’s like constantly living in a nightmare, that you can’t wake up from. It’s extremely hurtful, and a huge letdown for someone to call those with a chronic illness lazy. Unfortunately, it’s common to hear. A…

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Easy Ways to Organize your Medication

With having several chronic illnesses, my medication list is extrmely long. It can often become overwhelming looking at my list and trying to organize it. It’s also very easy to forget I took a pill, or take a pill and forget I took it. Here are easy ways to organize your medication. Use a pill…

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The Power of Staying Positive

With having a chronic illness you are constantly being thrown difficult trials. Having several chronic illnesses myself, its been the hardest thing I have ever been through. Even though I struggle, I always get asked how I stay so positive and how I have a great attitude through all of this. Everyone has their bad…

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A Chronic Easter Poem

Bright colored eggs everywhere, Love and sunshine fills the air. Laughter and hugs are being exchanged, Kids sneak around switching the eggs, so the original hiding spot is being changed. You hope your chronic pain won’t ruin the day, But you hide the pain at your family gathering so you can stay. Hug your family…

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Thank You for 2,000 Followers!

Wow! I am speechless!♡ I just want to take this time to thank you. Thank you, for reading. Thank you, for your support. Thank you, for helping me spread awareness, and helping others. Two years ago, I got sick. After countless amounts of tests, doctors, trips to clinics, and hospital stays I still am fighting…

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Easter Wreath Suitable for the Chronically Ill

I decided to get into the holiday spirit with this fun and colorful wreath! Having POTS and several chronic illnesses, I always have to battle extreme fatigue, and my hands become numb after awhile. There are a lot of things I am not able to complete but I decided to get involved in the Easter…

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Versatile Blogger Award Nomination

I have been nominated for the versatile blogger award! It warms my heart to be nominated! A huge thank you to Rhapsody Bohème. Please make sure you check out her blog! She’s an amazing and inspiring writer with a huge heart! I have been a follower of hers for some time now, and I always…

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Things a Person with an Illness doesn’t want to Hear

With a life changing illness comes an emotional rollercoaster. Often illnesses are accompanied with depression or anxiety. With emotional health and physical health you will have your good days, your bad days, and your really bad days. It’s always nice to see family and friends but we all hear things that we don’t want to…

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Feeling Confident After Hair Loss

Having several chronic illnesses, I unfortunately had to cut my long hair, due to hair loss. My hair started to come out in handfuls. I was devastated to cut it, because it was my security blanket. After my haircutI felt extremely insecure once I cut it, but in the long run I’m glad I did.…

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An Open Letter to my Caregivers

To my caregivers, Having a chronic illness, a lot of people have vanished in my life, but you have never left my side. You have seen me through the good times and you haven’t left my side through the dark times. With all of the bad in my life, you bring the light back into…

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Ways to Reduce Stress Successfully

Stress is something we all face. It’s unavoidable at times, and causes more weight on top of your shoulders. Prolonged stress is found to be linked to several health conditions such as: anxiety, depression, heart disease, strokes, and etc.. It’s important to keep your stress under control. Here are ways to reduce stress successfully. Keep…

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Valentine’s Day Wreath Suitable for the Chronically Ill

This wreath is the perfect holiday craft for anyone, but it is suitable for those with a chronic illness. A chronic illness brings joint pain and hand numbing, so it’s hard to find fun things to enjoy when you’re hurting. This is the perfect craft to complete that will give you a sense of accomplishment…

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Valentine’s Day Candle Suitable for the Chronically Ill

Anyone can do this craft, however, it is suitable for those with a chronic illness. With a chronic illness, after moving my hands for a long period of time, they tend to go numb and tingly. They also become very sore, after a while. This candle took me about 30 mins to complete. I did…

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Hair Loss Due to Chronic Illness

A chronic illness changes your life in all aspects. When my journey began 2 years ago, I had long thick hair. My hair was my best feature. Due to stress, the lupus, and medication I started losing it. Whenever I would shower, I had handfuls of clumps come out. One day, I knew I had…

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Ways Animals Touch Our Lives when we are Ill

Animals have amazing sense abilities. Way more than most people give them credit for. It’s amazing how well an animal can tell if a person is ill. When you picture family pets you think of playing fetch, giving them a bath when they play in the mud, and teaching them tricks. My family has received…

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Self Hosting!

After a lot of thinking, Praying, and researching, I have decided Lifewithanillness is making the transformation to self hosting. My blogs have really flourished, and I truly cannot thank you all enough for all of the love and support I have received. Not only am I trying to help others but in turn you all […]

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Mystery Blogger Award Nomination!

I’m so excited and just honored to be nominated for this award! Thank you so much for thinking of me for this award, Kate! Please make sure you check out her blogs, here! She’s a great writer and I always love reading her material and I think you will too! Mystery Blogger Award: “It’s an award for […]

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New Year’s Resolution Ideas Suitable for the Chronically Ill

Having a chronic illness not only abuses your body, but really slows you down in all aspects. You are constantly hurting and dragging your feet to get things done in your life. The world runs on goals. Whether your goal is to accomplish a marathon, or for some people their goal is to just […]

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A Chronic Christmas Poem

Through all of the dark times, Christmas brings a cheery light that shines. Remember the ones who held your hand when you needed it the most, On this holiday, give them a big hug and hold them very close. Even though you may be in a lot of pain, Remember to live in the moment […]

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Tips for a Better Sleep with Pain Insomnia

With a chronic illness, comes joint pain, body pain, and migraines. It becomes a marathon just to be able to sleep, due to the pain. It can get stressful when your body craves sleep, however, your body won’t let you catch some Z’s. With a chronic illness, your body needs the time to repair and […]

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An Open Letter to the Doctor who Gave up on Me

Dear Doctor, Before I start, I want you to know I’m not even mad. You’re not the first or probably the last to turn over my case. The moment that you gave me the pity look, and said “you will never get better, you will have a feeding tube the rest of your life, and […]

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Easy Christmas Wreath Suitable for the Chronically Ill

This easy Santa wreath is the perfect wreath for everyone, however, it’s more suitable for the chronically ill. Having several chronic illnesses, my hands become numb after moving my hands for a long period of time. I also have extreme fatigue that severely limits me. This is a craft to get you into the Christmas […]

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Awesome Blogger Award Nomination!

My heart is full and happy that you considered me to be nominated! Thank you for nominating me for the awesome blogger award, Ella! I truly appreciate it and I appreciate you! Please make sure you check out her blog, here! She writes about crafts and fashion! I always enjoy reading her posts and you will too! Thank […]

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