I've learned some lessons about carrying a heavy purse. It's hard to keep it light when you have to carry a variety of medications, prescription sunglasses, odds and ends for the kids, etc. And I do carry certain things that help me deal with my illness. However, if it gets to be too much it really exacerbates the pain in my neck and shoulder.
It's pretty typical for women to keep stuffing things in their purse until they're about to burst, but we need to break that habit. It starts with the kind of purse you choose, then extends to what you put in it.
For the things I try to do to keep my purse light while still carrying what I need see:
What helps you keep your purse from getting too heavy? What things have you learned that you really need to have in it? Leave your comments below!
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