I’m so tired, my tired is tired!
Around 4pm on Tuesday, an unbearable pain overtook my collarbone. It seriously felt like a toddler was jumping up and down on it!! With tears in my eyes, I scrambled to figure out how to relieve it.
When dealing with multiple storm fronts, I have to make changes to how I live, work, and play in order to keep my world from falling apart. Today I am sharing my secrets to surviving a week of rain without losing my mind and body to pain.
Tips to help you reach your step goal without leaving your house!
I used to think that I suffered from insomnia. However, insomnia or painsomnia, as many of us who suffer from chronic pain like to refer to it wasn’t to blame. Insomnia is not being able to sleep. Painsomnia is when pain prevents someone from sleeping. After an experiment, I discovered that neither was really myContinue reading “How My Chronic Illness Turned Me into a Vampire”
In the past, I was on the go from the moment I left home to go on vacation until the moment I arrived home. After chronic illnesses entered my life, I began scheduling downtime prior to and following my trips. However, this was not enough after my conditions progressed. In the past year, I haveContinue reading “Vacation Downtime”
Once upon a time I enjoyed and welcomed changes in the weather, but now I dread them. It’s not that I hate rain, snow, or sunny days, it is how they affect my body that displeases me. I began noticing how the weather affected my body a few years prior to my Fibromyalgia diagnosis. OverContinue reading “Thanks a lot Mother Nature!”
You know or remember the feeling you had after a really intense workout? The aching muscles, sore joints, and fatigue? Imagine feeling like just because there was a shift in the weather. Welcome to my week. Weather plays an important role in my physical comfort. A change in the weather can cause more pain to my bodyContinue reading “Recovering from a nonexistent workout”
I have one thing to say to those who do not believe that climate and weather play an important part of a Fibromyalgia patients’ pain level, “Pooh on you!”. For over a decade impending storms have caused me to lie in bed, unable to move, and sobbing as I waited for my pain to decrease.Continue reading “Make it rain!!”