Guest Post: Jayshica’s story of looking to the positives through chronic illness

Guest Post: Jayshica’s story of looking to the positives through chronic illness

Note from Jamie: My friend Jayshica wrote this blog months ago and I didn’t get it added because of my own battles with chronic illness and just, life. I believe everything happens for a reason and while I am frustrated with myself for not getting this posted sooner, I believe her story must need to … Read More

Guest Post: The anniversary of when everything changed-life with fibromyalgia (Living with chronic illness series)

Guest Post: The anniversary of when everything changed-life with fibromyalgia (Living with chronic illness series)

Note from Jamie: It’s been a while since I’ve had a guest post in my Living with Chronic Illness series and I’m delighted that my friend Melissa is sharing her story about life with fibromyalgia. Also, check out Melissa’s blog When I Obey Here’s her story: The anniversary of when everything changed (life with fibromyalgia) … Read More

Guest post: My Personal Experiences as a Cancer Survivor and Widow (chronic illness series)

Guest post: My Personal Experiences as a Cancer Survivor and Widow (chronic illness series)

 Note from Jamie: Welcome my friend Leslie, who is joining the chronic illness series to talk about being both a cancer survivor and a widow. Her husband died at age 52.    My Personal Experiences as a Cancer Survivor and Widow My name is Leslie.  May 10, 2016 marks the fourth anniversary of my husband’s sudden … Read More

Tips for living with chronic illness during the holidays

Tips for living with chronic illness during the holidays

  In my previous blog, I talked about what those who have chronic illness wish our family and friends understood around the holidays. While it’s important for family and friends to understand, those of us who live with chronic illness must take responsibility for ourselves as much as humanly possible. When I asked for what … Read More