It's easy as a church member to become judgmental when someone begins missing church too often. But many times there is good reason for their absence. I'd love for you to read Shona Smith's letter below. I met Shona through a mutual blogger who featured her a few weeks ago. Read Out of Sight, Out … Continue reading “What Happened to your Faith? I seldom see you at Church.”
Once you get your pain managed, volunteering is a way to get out a bit and feel like you are making a contribution to society
fatigue is the second most common symptom for fibromyalgia sufferers. Many times those diagnosed with fibromyalgia will also be diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome.
We all know that we're supposed to drink "8 glasses of water a day". But for one reason or another, most of us are guilty of not doing it. We go around dehydrated and don't even realize it. And our body pays for it, especially the kidneys.
Q: What Other Fibromyalgia Symptoms do you have besides the Pain? There are so many fibromyalgia symptoms and they can come and go. Look for these and others, especially when they come in multiples. According to Patient Education Booklet from Mayo Clinic " Fibromyalgia: The Road to Wellness", symptoms of fibromyalgia include: Widespread painFatigueSleep difficultiesMood … Continue reading Symptoms to Look For When You Suspect Fibromyalgia
What is Firbromyalgia? What it is What it's not. #fibro #thisisfibro
QUESTION - IS FIBROMYALGIA REALLY FOR REAL? Dear Friend OF A fIBRO WARRIOR; Unimaginable to me, but there are people who can't relate to dealing with pain. There are folks out there that have never had as much as a headache in their life. This is unimaginable to me. I'm NOT one of them. I have … Continue reading Why Fibromyalgia is a Real Pain?
Dear Sis, Can you believe I only baked one batch of Christmas cookies this year? I used to make double batches of 5 or 6 different kinds of cookies. Remember how we used to gather with our cousins and bake cookies all day after Thanksgiving? We must have made a thousand cookies back then. But it … Continue reading Baking Cookies with Fibromyalgia .. or Not
Dear friends; If you been around since my diagnosis of fibromyalgia, I'm sure you realize that I am not the same as I used to be. I'm guessing you have noticed that I am no longer the go-getter I used to be and no longer deeply involved with the children at church, as a matter of … Continue reading Simple Things I No Longer Do With Fibromyalgia
Ah, Friend, Happy Holidays! So here we are again at the holiday season. I have always loved so much about the holiday season. I love the cooler weather, the baking, the planning of parties, and Christmas decorating and caroling. But most of that is no longer true for me. Yes, pain comes for the holidays … Continue reading Pain Comes for the Holidays