I didn't sleep well last night. I woke up around 2am and couldn't get back to sleep. Instead I lay in bed reading The Silver Linings Playbook (worth reading) until my tablet went dead. I finally fell … [Read More...]
I recently underwent a DNA test to determine my genetic risk for a number of different diseases. I did this because I wanted to know, for myself. I don't have children so there's no risk of passing it … [Read More...]
Guest post from Abigail Perry of I Pick Up Pennies.
Most of us want to save money. Unfortunately, the advice out there just isn’t geared toward special populations like depressives or the … [Read More...]
Essential oils are huge right now. Everywhere you turn you hear about how this oil or that can help this ill or that. And, there's a reason for all the hype. Essential oils are amazing for many … [Read More...]
Change is difficult especially when you are comfortable. Sometimes it's not even that you are comfortable you just prefer the devil you know over taking a risk that might make you more … [Read More...]
What does it mean to accept your pain? That is a question that many of us have asked or been asked. I've been involved in a conversation on twitter with someone who doesn't get why we would choose to … [Read More...]
We have to laugh at Fibro Fog or we'd just cry. I remember when I realized that my life had become one giant game of password. My husband thought I was just playing around when I was asking about … [Read More...]
Personalized Medicine. It's a concept that we occasionally hear about but it really hasn't become part of our culture in the way that it should.
When I took statistics and learned about the … [Read More...]
A couple of months back I read an amazing book, Take Back Your Life by Tami Stacklehouse. I love to read books by my peers, and by peers I mean others who are living with what I'm living with, who … [Read More...]
As I shared with her earlier in the week, things have been a little hectic for the last couple of months. Stress has been high, which (thanks to Fibro) has meant increased pain and fatigue. Increased … [Read More...]
This week we are getting to know Sue Hadden. I've been talking with Sue for the last year or so. She was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in 2011, yet continues to lead a very busy life as a mother and … [Read More...]
This year has been a bit of a roller coaster for me. I finished school in December and that left me a little unclear as to what I would do next. So, I launched a new business helping other chronic … [Read More...]
Off and on for the last 8 years I've been the one needing care. I've struggled as a patient, but I never knew how much my caregivers struggled as well. I only saw my pain and my struggles. Recently, … [Read More...]
Chronic pain is the story of my life. I've found ways to control the pain but that doesn't mean it's gone. I still have a lot of pain especially in my neck and shoulders. I often wake up in the … [Read More...]
-Originally published on ProHealth Inspiration Corner
When it comes to chronic illness there's a lot we don't have control over, and it's often that lack of control that leaves us feeling so much … [Read More...]
Guys, skip this post... just keep moving alone. In fact, go read this post.
I've run across these period panties in a few places. They promise to absorb a bit so that maybe you won't need a liner … [Read More...]
I’m really happy to introduce you to a new Fibro Warrior. Donna Z. Falcone is from Northeast PA, but has recently moved to Southern GA (can’t blame her for trading the cold for the warm, can … [Read More...]
My husband will probably be the first to tell you that I can be a bit of a workaholic. Add to that that my brain works under entrepreneur guidelines and that can be really bad. If you don't know what … [Read More...]
Research is funny. Often it leaves those of us being researched feeling a little "well duh..." and sometimes we wonder why they had to spend money proving the obvious. This is one of those studies … [Read More...]
The acidity of your body matters. Too much acid can lead to a host of ailments and symptoms that only start with your stomach. An alkaline diet is often promoted as a way to lower the body's acidity … [Read More...]