In today's post, I would like to address gratitude and a change in the way we think. One thing that I realized about myself, and I'm sure other sufferers feel the same, is that I tended to focus all my attention on my pain and accompanying symptoms of Fibromyalgia. It was so bad that I… Continue reading Gratitude & Positive Thinking
Most people think that when you are on disability, you are so lucky. In fact many people will come out and say to you "Oh you're so lucky to be on disability, you don't have to work and you still earn an income. What more could you ask for?" Well let me tell you how… Continue reading Disability due to Fibromyalgia
As much awareness and education is brought to Fibromyalgia, it still remains true that no one will truly understand what it is like to have Fibromyalgia until they get it themselves. No one truly understands what it's like to have Fibromyalgia until they get it themselves.
Fibromyalgia is a journey I never planned or asked for, but I choose to love life, hate the disease and FIGHT! Fibromyalgia is a journey I never planned or asked for but I choose to love life, hate the disease and fight!
Time for a rant session ... Is it just me or is everybody feeling sick and tired of the treatment received from your family and friends? When your own family cannot even ask you how you are doing?, or when you do tell them, they cannot even acknowledge the fact that I am battling so… Continue reading Sick & Tired
I was sent this link to an article about insulin resistance and Fibromyalgia. It is a very interesting read and something worthwhile trying? Has anybody tried a low carb, high fat diet and had any improvements in your symptoms? https://www.dietdoctor.com/could-insulin-resistance-be-the-cause-of-fibromyalgia?fbclid=IwAR2RXjVN3fsmBIa9SuQ1R8JATAnLEDxOo2k1ARHzvD6nPXzA3zbAd0F6Gk0 This is a brilliant website with loads of information about low carb, high fat diets… Continue reading Could insulin resistance be the cause of Fibromyalgia?
I always get asked by people how I'm feeling or how is my pain? While they are trying to be polite, it becomes a constant education of Fibromyalgia and Chronic pain. I thought I would include the definition of chronic here just to inform people of what it actually means to have chronic pain. Chronic… Continue reading Let me explain what Chronic means!
Depression is a major issue with Fibromyalgia. Many professionals think that depression can even cause Fibromyalgia. While this may be true for some people, it certainly was not the case with me. My depression was secondary to my chronic pain. Let's be honest, how happy can you be when you are in pain 24/7, 365… Continue reading Depression & Fibromyalgia
While it is sad that Lady Gaga now suffers from Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain, I'm so grateful that she is speaking out about it. Celebrities who shed light on fibromyalgia will bring a huge amount of awareness to it. I'm always hopeful that the more attention that is brought to Fibromyalgia, the more of a… Continue reading Lady Gaga & Chronic Pain
Sad but true ...
After going through many Ketamine Infusions, I can say that it has drastically reduced my pain level. It works for about 3 or 4 weeks. Has anybody tried it?
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Such a great image that can help educate your family & friends.
Motivation for those who need it today ... If you are struggling today, remember this: You have survived everything you've gone through up to this point. The best day of your life is still yet to come. There are still people you haven't met, and things you haven't experienced. YOU CAN DO THIS!
This blog is aimed at raising awareness about Fibromyalgia. It is also to educate people, where possible, about this awful condition in order for them to have a better understanding of what we go through. Because of this, I am looking for people that are willing to share their stories with me. The stories will… Continue reading Fibromyalgia Stories