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5 Celebrities Living with Autoimmune Disease

We sometimes forget that celebrities are just everyday people as well. They fight some of the same issues we do, including autoimmune disease. With over 100 types of autoimmune disease out there, it’s not too much of a surprise that there are several celebrities living with these type of chronic conditions. Here are just a few of the celebrities living with

Living With An Autoimmune Condition And Staying Young At Heart

They say the key to living a long and happy life is to always stay young at heart. I’m not 100% sure who “they” is, but someone said that once and I’m rolling with it. But what exactly does staying young at heart mean? It’s having a joyous (which is different from happy, mind you), fulfilling life – no matter

Rainy Or Not: You Can Play With Your Kids Inside While Dealing With Your Chronic Disease

There’s something so special about a rainy day. It’s beautiful and peaceful outside. And your kids get to stay inside with you (which may not be as peaceful). But it’s always an exciting time to have everyone home on a rainy, Saturday afternoon. When you have a chronic disease, chances are that they aren’t too many days where you can

Living With An Autoimmune Disease: Find Some Time To Laugh Every Day

There’s so much about having an autoimmune disease that’s serious. It’s sad and disheartening and heavy. So we have just one question for you today: Have you taken some time to laugh today? Have you at least cracked a smile? It is so incredibly important to take some time to enjoy yourself every single day. This is even true for

When Chronic Pain Takes Over, Choose To Focus On Your Mind

Mind over matter is a term that means to overcome physical trials through mental willpower. It’s probably an idea you learned about in elementary school. It’s an idea that is likely more meaningful to those of us who are dealing with chronic pain than most people. Choosing to mentally overcome your physical struggles is a reality for those of us

Navigating The World Of Change After A Chronic Pain Diagnosis

Receiving a chronic pain diagnosis is a life-changing experience. Suddenly, you’re reconsidering all of your life plans. You’re wondering what this means for your future, your family and your lifestyle. You don’t know what’s next. Everything you thought you knew about your body and your health is changing completely. It can be a scary time. Everything will start to change