Category: Printables

  • Quotes About Self Care (& Self Care Quotes About Invisible Illness)

    Quotes About Self Care (& Self Care Quotes About Invisible Illness)

    Quotes about self-care, especially self-care quotes about invisible illness, are hard to come by. Well, good ones at least– you can find sappy schlock everywhere. But there are also gems, little bits of wisdom that remind me to take time for myself, helping me through the chronic pain of my invisible illnesses. Click one in…

  • Best Inspiring Quotes About Invisible Illness

    Best Inspiring Quotes About Invisible Illness

    Quotes about invisible illness are too often filled with sappy, inspirational cliches, IMO. But that doesn’t change the need that people with chronic pain and invisible disabilities have for guidance, understanding and truth. Quotes about invisible illness– why exactly? Because it’s invisible. August is Pain Awareness Month, so I wanted to bring attention to the…

  • Chronic pain & trouble sleeping: a sleep routine may be your cure for insomnia

    Chronic pain & trouble sleeping: a sleep routine may be your cure for insomnia

    A sleep routine (aka “sleep hygiene): if you have chronic pain, anxiety, ADHD and insomnia (or any combo thereof), like I do, this simple process might just be the “cure” for insomnia you’ve been seeking. “Sleep hygiene” is the process of creating an environment that can help you fall asleep and stay asleep. Here are…

  • Best Quotes About Chronic Pain, Disability, & Mental Health

    Best Quotes About Chronic Pain, Disability, & Mental Health

    Life with a chronic illness or disability is hard– hell, life alone is hard, and those of us with chronic pain are carrying a heavier load than most. But a lot of the “inspirational’ sayings about chronic pain and mental health challenges are too sweet or too sappy to be helpful for my sarcastic, sardonic…

  • Keeping a medical log-with free printable & spreadsheet!

    Keeping a medical log-with free printable & spreadsheet!

    This free printable medical log tracking calls to doctors is the quickest and easiest way of staying on top of contact with your medical team, especially for patients with chronic pain or complex health conditions. Read on to learn why you should use one, download a free printable medical log, and learn how to customize…

  • How To Get an Urgent Refill on a Restricted Medication

    How To Get an Urgent Refill on a Restricted Medication

    So you need a refill on your pain pills or another med under heavy restrictions, and you need it now.  How do you make your doctor understand the situation? How do you make sure the pharmacy cooperates with them?