I've dealt with urinary incontinence for too long. I remember years ago my gyno asking me if I ever had any issues and I said yes, but then she never gave me any suggestions. Then a couple of years … [Read More...]
Don’t Make These Changes if You’re Tackling Chronic Pain
guest post by Jackie Walters of Hyper-Tidy.com
Getting diagnosed with a condition that causes chronic pain can be overwhelming. Soon, … [Read More...]
Since I got sick I've often felt weak and broken. There were times even before I was chronically ill when I felt that way, when anxiety overtook me and controlled me. I felt weak and broken then, that … [Read More...]
Today (May 12) is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. May is Fibromyalgia Awareness Month (this awareness month is shared with several other similar illnesses including Lyme and ME/CFS). There are a lot of … [Read More...]
4 Challenges of Being an Introvert with Chronic Illness
Guest post by Kami Lingren
Navigating the changes that have come with a not-so-normal immune system have been, well, interesting. And … [Read More...]
Our Fibro Warrior this week is Janet Komanchuk from Brandon, Florida. Janet is a widow, and mom to two delightful rescue cats, who rule the roost. She loves animals, art, photography, reading, and … [Read More...]
May 12 is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. Of the many illnesses I live with it seems to be the one that I give the most attention to, even though it's probably the one I have the most under control these … [Read More...]
I posted previously about the FM/a® blood test for Fibromyalgia, here and here. EpicGenetics, the company behind the blood test, has just released some really awesome news.
What is the FM/a® blood … [Read More...]
It's timely that I'm scheduling this post right as I'm planning two trips back to back. I want to give a big thanks and shout out to Ali for helping out with this guest post this week. Please be sure … [Read More...]
The below came from an email sent to me by a reader. After I answered his email I realized that he's so not alone and that my response might be helpful for many other partner's of those with chronic … [Read More...]
I'm a little late for Endometriosis Awareness Month (March), but if you follow my blog and especially if you get my newsletters you know that I'm more than Aware of Endometriosis. Just a little over a … [Read More...]
I've tried a lot of different apps to monitor my health over the years. I find them easier to work with then pencil and paper (especially during the last few years when writing wasn't an option) and … [Read More...]
It's been almost a year since I shared Elizabeth's video on my Facebook page and asked if anyone else had had similar experiences with Fibromyalgia.
I didn't know what had happened with her, so … [Read More...]
You Are Not the Enemy:
Stop Beating Yourself Up for Your Illness
guest post by Kerry @ Chronically Zen
When I was first diagnosed, the battle lines were clear: it was me against Crohn’s … [Read More...]
In the last year or so I've shared reviews for two books by Dr. Bill Rawls. The protocol he shared in Suffered Long Enough really intrigued me. Unfortunately, there was just so much info there that … [Read More...]
It's been a while since I shared a Fibro Warrior Interview, but recently I made the acquaintance of fellow blogger, Ali Hemsley from Brighton England and she offered to share her story.
If you'd … [Read More...]
Hi, my name is Sarah. I write My Migraine Life, which is exactly that, my life with chronic migraines. I have had migraines since I was five and have been chronic for at least the last 10 years. If … [Read More...]
I am proud to be part of this collection of stories of second chances, starting over, and re-engaging with life. If you need a little more positivity in your life (and we all do) you'll want to spend some time reading through the stories in this book.