The day I received my diagnosis of fibromyalgia is also the day I formed a love/hate relationship with it. It was a hot summer day in Arizona when I received my diagnosis. I entered my doctor’s office with hope of finding out why I felt like crap and what could be done to make me feel better. Little did I know that only one of those would come true.
You may have heard of fibro fog, but what about fibro farts? That’s right friends! We have yet another “F” word to contend with!
What happens when your doctor does not believe in your chronic illness diagnosis? Find out how they waste your time and money by running duplicate and unnecessary tests. Plus how they put your health at risk by dismissing you.
Did you know that women aren’t the only ones who suffer from fibromyalgia? I will be honest, until a few years ago I never thought of men having this condition. It’s not that I thought […]
Stress is my enemy. I do my best to plan and schedule appointments and outings in a manner that won’t increase my stress/pain level or spark an anxiety attack. However, some times life throws some unexpected curve balls and I have to push through pain, anxiety, and fatigue to deal with them. A month ago we were given notice
Brainless Blogger, Nikki shares her fibromyalgia treatment journey. What worked and what failed to relieve her pain.
Chronic illness blogger, Ness shares what helps her function with chaos that fibromyalgia brings to her life.
Today Kimberly J. Penix shares how she treats Fibromyalgia. Find out what has and hasn’t helped to relieve her pain.
Norman otherwise known as Mr. Fibro, shares his fibromyalgia journey and what it is like to be a male with this chronic illness.
Oska Pulse Journey Week 5. Addressing pain instead of putting a Band-Aid on it. *Disclosure: This post includes affiliate links. Meaning that at no additional cost to you, I receive a commission when you make […]
Oska Pulse Frequency and Distance Demonstration I have had several people inquire about how the Oska Pulse frequency works at different ranges. Here is a video from Steve Collins of Oska Wellness, in which he answers this question […]
Find out how the Oska Pulse is more than a pain relief device and how it is actually preventing pain in my latest update. In addition, I share other conditions and illnesses that this type […]
With nine different preprogramed massage modes I was able to find one that didn’t increase my pain level.
My life summed up by a deck of cards Part of my bedtime ritual includes playing solitaire. Solitaire card games serve as a distraction from pain and the millions of thoughts rambling around my brain. […]
Not sure if I am in limbo or free falling This post is part of an ongoing series chronicling my battle with abdominal adhesions. Click here to read from the beginning. Previous post< > Next […]
Are you a Super Mom or a Super Pooped Mom? Chronic illnesses make life difficult. Those of us who suffer from one are always feeling like we are swimming against the stream. My illnesses are […]
Sweet dreams only happen when I listen to my body. Prior to my chronic life, I had a sleep schedule that worked around my work schedule. I was in bed every night between 9 and […]
For most, Mondays are the most dreaded day of the week. It marks the beginning of a hectic schedule. While my friends and family are complaining that the weekend is over, I find myself rejoicing […]
You know the phrase “It’s all relative”? Well, that is how I explain my ever changing tolerance to higher pain levels and how my definition of relief continues to change. Acclimating to pain. I […]
There’s more to Disneyland besides rides I have had several readers ask if it is worth the expense to go to Disneyland if they don’t like or plan on going on rides. My answer is […]