General, Wellness

30 Day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 30

And finally...starting at your toes and working up to your head, name each part of your body and how your illness has affected it, followed by something you like about that part of your body. Megan- Toes, Feet, Ankles: firbomyalgia makes them always sore and wearing shoes extremely hard at times. Legs, Knees: always sore… Continue reading 30 Day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 30

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Coping, General, Wellness

30 Day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 29

What has helped you cope with the stress of this lifestyle? Megan- For me journaling plays a big role in my coping. I don't enjoy talking much so being able to write things out helps a ton! Music also is a huge part of my life. Whether it's listening to happy music to cheer me up… Continue reading 30 Day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 29

Family, General

30 Day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 26 

What impact has this had on your friends, family, partner, parents, etc? Brooke- There has been a lot of impact. I think people are dealing with it in their own way, but it has made the people in my life more concerned and aware around me for sure! I think that as a whole is the… Continue reading 30 Day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 26 

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30 Day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 25 

Name 5 activities you managed to pursue while being ill, and 5 activities you wouldn't have pursued if you hadn't been ill. Brooke- 5 managed activities 1. Yoga 2. Blogging 3. Reading 4. School 5. Internet- Netflix/Music/Facetime  Activities Because I am Sick 1. Appointments 2. Listening to Music 3. Cleaning😂 4. Sleeping (have to) 5. Writing in general… Continue reading 30 Day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 25 

General, Motivation/Inspo

30 Day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 24 

How have you managed to juggle your social life through your illness?  Brooke- At the moment, I don't really have an "active" social life. It is really hard to keep up with friends when how I am feeling on a given day is pretty much up in the air. Mostly now, when I feel well… Continue reading 30 Day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 24 

Coping, General

30 day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 28

Name 5 things you have achieved despite your illness. Megan- 1.) graduating high school 2.) getting into college 3.) swallowing multiple pills at a time-i think like 7 😉 4.) this blog 5.) never giving up! Brooke- 1. Graduating high school for sure! Was told by so many it wasn't going to happen on time.  2.… Continue reading 30 day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 28

General, Motivation/Inspo

30 Day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 23 

What do you say to yourself when you need a pep talk?  Brooke- I try to keep it simple. I don't say too much, really. I have a hard time giving myself pep talks. But mostly, I just have to tell myself "I will be okay" or "This too shall pass". The most important thing… Continue reading 30 Day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 23