Tag: arthritis

  • Things Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Sufferers Can Relate To

    Things Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Sufferers Can Relate To

    Chronic pain is a lifestyle, not just a list of symptoms. It’s hard to see the bright side of pain conditions like fibromyalgia and arthritis, but it’s also not healthy to get bogged down in the negatives. There’s more to chronic pain than just pain, and it can help to look at it in a […]

  • How to Survive Winter With Chronic Pain

    How to Survive Winter With Chronic Pain

    I would love winter if I didn’t have chronic pain. It’s so lovely to cuddle up under a massive blanket with a mug of hot chocolate. Being warm and cozy is one of my favourite things, and it just doesn’t feel the same any other time of year.  Unfortunately, winter is the time when my […]

  • June Crafting Roundup: What I’ve Been Making This Month

    June Crafting Roundup: What I’ve Been Making This Month

    This month has been a big one for crafting! After a long dry spell, I picked up my crochet hook and bought some new materials to get back into that beautiful creative state of mind.  Recently I’ve taken an interest in polymer clay. I started out by crafting a pair of mushroom earrings for myself. […]

  • Knitting for Chronic Pain and Mental Health

    Knitting for Chronic Pain and Mental Health

    Having arthritis has me living like a retiree. I knit, crochet, cross-stitch, read, and drink lots of tea under a heavy blanket. Knitting for chronic pain is not a new or revolutionary idea, but it is something I’ve found incredibly helpful!  I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition triggered by […]