My supplements are based on years of trial and error with the support of a great family doctor who listens & offers alternatives to prescriptions, #opioids
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.”
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
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
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?
I was given this book by Moody Publishers in exchange for an honest review. The Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon You have likely heard the saying, "Behind every great man is an even greater woman." Susannah Spurgeon is just such a woman. Wife of the infamous preacher, Charles Spurgeon, she was an integral part of his life … Continue reading 7 Ways Susannah Spurgeon Left a Legacy of Faith
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
Dear friends; Greetings from my recliner and a heating pad! Did you get to vote in the elections this week? My husband and I managed to get out and vote yesterday in spite of knowing that the lines would be long. And indeed, they were. When we arrived we saw a line that extended outside and through … Continue reading Voting With Chronic Pain
Dear Friend, The other day, when you heard about my diagnosis of Fibromyalgia, you said to let you know if there was any way you could help. I thought I might write to let you know how you can help. I know that you mean well, but this kind of offer kind of puts me in a … Continue reading How Can You Help Someone With Chronic Pain?