About a month ago I read about Shape-Ups on a Fibro forum and how much they had helped many people with leg pains feel better. So several weeks ago, I bought a pair. The local DSW had quite a few colors to choose from, which made me happy. The sales guy told me not to wear them for too long at … [Read more...]
Tips and Tricks
These posts share various tips and tricks I have found for dealing with life as I live it, whether it's related to Fibromyalgia, diet, juicing, treatment, or just life, in general.
Vacation is supposed to be relaxing, but when you have a chronic illness sometimes vacation can just leave you worn out. This week we are in Colorado for my nephew's graduation, so add to the stress of travel my body having to adjust to a major change in altitude. I really had no idea how much … [Read more...]
Changing doctors is never easy and is typically something you want to avoid unless you feel you have no choice. It's especially difficult when you are dealing with a major illness. It would be ideal if you could change doctors when you are healthy, but that's not always possible. And, if you are … [Read more...]
In talking to my favorite therapist at the Chiropractor office shortly after I was diagnosed, I found out that she also has Fibromyalgia. She told me that what she's found helps her the most is a nightly Epson Salt baths. Epson salts are an extra source of Magnesium, soaking in Epson salt … [Read more...]