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Chronic Illness Support: How to Parent Your Child with Medical Illness

Launching Your Daughter Podcast Managing Chronic Pain in Families – Episode 47   When becoming a parent the last thing that comes to mind is the possibility that your child will develop a chronic illness.  When chronic illness affects your child, the impact it can have on the whole family is significant.  Of course the […]

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Over the Hurdle of Medical Illness: How Do I Adjust to Life Now?

Women In Depth Podcast Adjusting to Life with Chronic Pain and Illness When Health Improves – Release Date 11/3/17 Have you recently moved passed the hurdle of your medical illness?  Are you feeling better now for the most part where you have more energy to interact with others and get back to what you enjoy?  […]

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The Struggle With Parenting: How to Parent with Chronic Pain

The Family Couch Coping with Chronic Illness in the Family You have been told by your doctor that you have chronic pain and a chronic illness.  So now what are the next steps?  And more importantly, how will you be able to parent with chronic pain? Coming home from the doctor’s office with a diagnosis […]

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3 Myths and 2 Truths – Why is Self-Care So Hard and How Can I Overcome It?

Self-care is something we hear about often.  We hear that adding in a self-care practice is important for our overall well-being.  So then why is it so hard to actually get the ball rolling on taking care of our needs? Self-care may sound good in theory, but to actually implement it is an entirely different […]

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7 Helpful Steps To Reduce Pain Symptoms Without Medication (Part 2)

Step 4 Keep a regular sleep schedule   Our bodies like routine and respond well when we stick to a schedule.  This is especially true when we are able to stick to a regular sleep schedule.  When we do this, our body intuitively knows when to go to sleep and when to wake up in […]

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7 Helpful Steps To Reduce Physical Pain Symptoms Without Medication (Part 1)

Living life with a high levels of physical pain is something many people experience.  I deal with chronic pain and know how much it can interfere with daily life.  It is my hope that the approaches shared here will provide options to those who dealing with persistent physical pain.  Common complaints include headaches, backaches or a combination […]

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