What has the 10 year Facebook photo challenge showed me? Well I don't look at this photo and think about the wrinkles or how much older I look, I think about what the last decade of living in constant pain has shown me.
Ever wondered what is is like to live a day in the life of a chronic pain sufferer? Here's a 24 hour snap shot of what a bad day looked like for Endometriosis and chronic back pain sufferer and Whoa Mumma creator, Teena Hantke.
This post originally appeared on http://www.survivestrivethrive.com Is creativity as important to your health as a balanced diet & regular exercise? Only a few short decades ago, most people would have scoffed at a link between creativity & health. Today, it is widely accepted that the arts & more importantly, being creative can improve your health. …
We are constantly preaching the importance of Self-Care here at Whoa Mumma so when MyDeal.com.au also asked our advice on the topic we jumped at the opportunity to contribute. They gathered some great pieces of advice on the topic from a variety of sources, to read this piece called '5 Ways Mums Can Practice Self-Care'
Everyone deserves the chance to thrive and not just survive and not just live in a state of ‘existence’ regardless of whether you suffer from a chronic illness or pain. You may not be able to affect your illness or condition, but there are lots of things you can do to improve the quality of your life and get the most out of it by employing some simple changes.
Christmas can be one of the most joyous and happy times of the year, especially when you have children. The family traditions, the fun, colour, activities, delicious food and excitement of Santa coming and giving special gifts to those you love. But it can also be one of the hardest times of the year for those suffering from chronic health issue
People often ask me how I remain so positive and don’t let my illnesses and pain get to me, the answer is of course some days it does get to me, some days I do feel like my issues have bested me, but those days are in the minority, the most part I am strong, I fiercely fight against the pain and try to live a happy and full life.