I am a sugarholic. I love sweets and have very little willpower to resist them. If it's there, I want it. #sugar #sugarsubstitutes #chronicpain
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.”
You've never experienced pain? Well, let me tell you about pain
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.
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 pain Fatigue … Continue reading SYMPTOMS TO LOOK FOR WHEN YOU SUSPECT FIBROMYALGIA
Fibromyalgia is not a death sentence. Fibro is not a terminal disease. You can live a full life and have fibromyalgia. Your life may not be the same as before. Pain management will be necessary to have a portion of your old self. Reminder: I just want to say that I am a patient, not a … Continue reading What is Fibromyalgia?
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 dealt … 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