Chronic Compromises – “A Large Mocha Iced Capp No Whip, Please!”

I spent several years cooking for my Dad and his diabetes, so I knew the basics from the outside when my diagnosis came. What surprised, even shocked me, was the internal turmoil of sugar highs and lows. I have had a binging disorder most of my life. I don’t purge; I gorge on foods behind …

Self-Care: “Stand By Me”

Lately, I have had more lightheadedness and vertigo. As a result, I have been more prone to falls and unsure of my sitting, standing, and walking. While an overall diagnosis and treatment are needed, I have found some support in (for me) a surprising source. There have been endless commercials for something called a “Hurrycane.” …

Reblog: How The Attitude Of Gratitude Benefits Your Health!

By Tasha (Pain Warrior Code) / 18 Comments / chronic illness, Chronic Illness Tips Gratitude is a MUST! Koffee was on to something when she wrote that song. We are surrounded by blessings, but it requires effort and reflection to recognize them during difficult times. The good news is – such a habit can benefit us in more ways than one! …

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