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?
Inside the Doors of Mayo Clinic As soon as we entered through the doors at Mayo Clinic, we felt peace and hope. We had never experienced anything like the atmosphere and the love and care we felt when we arrived. When we turned the car onto the campus we felt peace. We saw beautiful landscaping with … Continue reading Mayo Clinic – How Healthcare Should Be Done
What if there were NO Pain?
This week's guest is Sarah from the blog, The Last Days of Pompeii. She'll be sharing about physical therapy and exercise. She just started her own blog to help awareness of Fibromyalgia, MCS, and Rheumatoid Arthritis. She has found like many of us with a chronic illness that the chronic illness blogging community is so uplifting … Continue reading Fibromyalgia ~ Physical Therapy & Exercise
Learn why fibro warriors can become so tired.
What's the Pain Like? WHERE DOES IT HURT? You may be trying to understand what your fibro friend is experiencing. Describing the pain of fibromyalgia is difficult. The asnwer to "What's the pain like?" is undescribable. It is unlike anything I have known. This isn't your typical headache or even a broken bone. My pain … Continue reading Letters to Friends – Where Does Fibro Pain Hurt?
You asked what my first sign of fibro were. I'd say the "growing pains"
"I have been given this product, Legato as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. " Fibro Pain vs. Passion I recently wrote about the effects of fibromyalgia pain on … Continue reading Legato For Women Great for Massage