Invisible Me.

Them: You are too young to be in this doctor's office. You are too pretty to be using that assistive device. You don't look old. What are you doing using that particular service? Me: Young people are afflicted with conditions too. People are born with conditions & encounter life-changing experiences that affect their health. Believe … Continue reading Invisible Me.

Occupational Wellness – At Home.

I would like to explore an area that relates to occupational and physical therapy. But I plan to draw emphasis on occupational therapy at home. What is the difference between the therapies you ask? The main difference between occupational therapy and physical therapy is that OT focuses on improving a client's ability to perform activities … Continue reading Occupational Wellness – At Home.

Chronic illness. Tips on Recovery and Restoration

Be Gentle. - with yourself and the process. Experiencing a setback that presents both physical and mental challenge may be difficult, but you have to believe you are capable. Be Patient. Allow each moment to inspire you. Reflect on your accomplishments, no matter how small. Be Open. To use of assistive devices. To support. Any … Continue reading Chronic illness. Tips on Recovery and Restoration

Wellness – Make it Personal.

Today's note will highlight tips for occupational wellness. This area may be considered a challenge for those who experience chronic illness. If you are wondering what this occupational wellness stuff is all about, I am glad to point you in the right direction. First of all, let me begin by providing the definition of occupational … Continue reading Wellness – Make it Personal.

Cataract Surgery and You.

Our eyes allow us to experience such beauty and wonder. Unfortunately, many people will be affected by an eye disease in their lifetime. This is why wellness is essential. Wellness involves maintaining a healthy set of eyes. We achieve this through preventive care. What is preventive care? Investopedia defines preventive services as routine health care … Continue reading Cataract Surgery and You.

Chronic Pain.

Each moment. It will pass. Just breathe. This moment can not take away without permission. The body lacks but the heart and spirit are indestructible. Unreliable. Continuous. Agony. Just breathe. Body, just love me. Torment, please end. Release every thought. Every shackle. Progress is a journey. Full of challenging and desolated moments. Be still... and … Continue reading Chronic Pain.

Emotional Wellness and Lupus.

This is an area of concern for many people living with Lupus. The challenges that accompany chronic illness are significant as one adapts to life's new demands. It is difficult to maintain an emotional balance while experiencing an increasing level of distress. There are new factors requiring your attention and you either learn to adjust … Continue reading Emotional Wellness and Lupus.