Follow this step by step video from U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams to make an easy DIY mask from an old tshirt and two rubber bands.
Self care during quarantine
What are you doing to practice self care during these high-stress times? Are you cooking more, building something, writing more, reading, walking, playing games? I'd love to hear about your creative self care outlets.
What I learned from my Rheumatologist’s office yesterday about staying safe through COVID-19
Are you an immunocompromised patient or caretaker seeking information about what to do with corona virus lingering over our communities? I was able to televisit with my Rheumatologist's office yesterday and wanted to share my findings. Some of these might be obvious, some not as much.
Getting creative with those at-home workouts?
What are your go-to at-home workout moves for the #COVID-19 quarantine? We've been perfecting our baby squats!
Calling all chronic mamas to share their stories via ChronicMum.com
At the end of the day, moms have a lot to juggle between their children, husbands, careers, diet & exercise, fashion, cooking, cleaning, self love, etc. When you throw a chronic illness into that already hectic mom lifestyle, things can get extra cray-cray!! Let's use this as a platform to share, learn, vent and most importantly, support our fellow chronic mamas!
Be the Calm in COVID19’s Storm
Those of us impacted by chronic illness know all too well how to deal with social distancing. Netflix and chill has become a norm for many of us over the years. So what are your favorite things to do when you're stuck at home? Here are a few of mine. CookReadWriteWalk around the neighborhood (when … Continue reading Be the Calm in COVID19’s Storm
Stay positive when your RA tries to drag you down
Smile. Science has shown that the mere act of smiling can lift your mood, lower stress, boost your immune system and possibly even prolong your life. So sit back, find a comedy on netflix, call your best friend who can always make you laugh, google “dad jokes”, or make a game out of smiling at random strangers on the street, just to see if they’ll smile back. It works!
The things that make me go ouch
I recently started thinking about some of the factors that contribute to my Rheumatoid Arthritis flares so wanted to share a list. What am I missing? What leads to your most intense flares?
Our beautiful, healthy baby girl has arrived
Happy Easter y'all! 🐰 I hope you are enjoying quality time with your loved ones today. I feel beyond blessed to report that our healthy, beautiful baby girl was delivered on Monday. Mom and Dad and are thoroughly enjoying getting to know her better. Every coo, squeak, smile, suck and even the dirty diapers are … Continue reading Our beautiful, healthy baby girl has arrived
My Journey to Motherhood with Rheumatoid Arthritis
I will be 40-weeks pregnant tomorrow, April 8, 2019 which is also my official due date. I will soon be giving birth to my first child, a sweet baby girl who we will call Cecilia Evelyn. As I reflect on the last 9-months of my life, I realize so many things have changed already, but … Continue reading My Journey to Motherhood with Rheumatoid Arthritis