Listen to My Chronic Pain Relief Update May 2021 or scroll down to continue reading. Can you believe we are almost halfway through 2021??!! While I am happy that things are getting back to normal, it also makes me a little sad. At least here in California, I feel like our world went from aContinue reading “My Chronic Pain Relief Update May 2021 – Living With Fibromyalgia And Psoriatic Arthritis”
Top fibromyalgia recommendations from fifteen experienced patients. Great advice for the newly diagnosed and those who have struggled for decades!
The Disabled Diva shares her chronic pain relief update for April. Was her pain level lower or higher? What worked and what failed? Find out here!
In The Disabled Diva’s pain relief reboot update for March, she shares the results of a new fibromyalgia and arthritis pain relief device, plus an abdominal update!
My chronic life February 2021 pain management reboot recap. What is relieving pain from fibromyalgia and psoriatic arthritis and what is not.
The Disabled Diva shares what worked and what needs to change in her fibromyalgia and autoimmune arthritis treatment and pain management reboot recap. Has 2021 started out better than 2020 ended? Find out here!
The pain scales used in hospitals and doctor’s offices may be a useful tool for people of average health, but they are utterly useless when it comes to conveying the pain experienced by those of us with fibromyalgia.
The pain and fatigue from fibromyalgia does more than inflict pain, it often causes people to give up their careers. Find out if it is possible to continue doing what you do or if it is time to move on.
The body isn’t the only thing fibromyalgia inflicts pain on. Find out the toll it takes on our mental health and what we can do to protect it.
Whether it be from lack of energy, muscle weakness, nerve pain, joint pain, or one of the many other life interfering symptoms, there will come a time when using a mobility aid becomes a necessity.
Respect of friends, family, and everyone in between was one the last things I thought I would lose after my diagnosis of fibromyalgia. Find out why it happened and what can be done to hang on to what you can!
Your body isn’t the only thing to suffer when living with fibromyalgia, your social life will too! Find out why and what can be done to prevent isolation.
Living with fibromyalgia is far from easy. In part two of this seven part series, I share how we pay with pain.
The trouble with doctors and fibromyalgia, from recieving a diagnosis and everything that happens after.
The cost of living with fibromyalgia goes beyond finances. Nothing I read at the time of my diagnosis could have prepared me for the high cost of living with fibromyalgia.
Five ways to reduce chronic pain from fibromyalgia.
What you see versus what’s really going on in my chronic life may surprise you. Take a look at the photo above. What do you see? If I was someone who wasn’t with me at the time I might assume that she: is not using a mobility aid has full mobility has the energy toContinue reading “Chronic Life: What You See Versus What Is Real”
Not everyone understands why I fight. In fact, some people will never know the demons I have battled and I am happy that they will never be able to comprehend the torment that I have survived.
For twelve years I followed my doctors pain management plan only to end up in a wheelchair and in horrific pain. Fed up, I created my own pain management plan and have been improving ever since.
Living with one or multiple chronic illnesses involves a LOT of waiting. We wait for doctor appointments, test results, pain relief, cures, diagnoses, people to understand, and so much more. But does it ever end? There is no simple answer to this question.