Merry Christmas! and Happy Holidays! I hope you are having a wonderful day and weekend with your family. Since it’s a holiday I’m forgoing the normal post for today and instead I’m going to give you another chance to check out the Counting My Spoons Top 10 Posts of 2015. These are the posts that you (and readers like you) enjoyed the most, that you enjoyed enough to share and share again. I really appreciate that and I really appreciate you.
- Distraction as Pain Reliever – Distraction can be an amazing pain reliever, it’s just a matter of finding a good enough distraction. This post gives you 10 ways to distract yourself from pain (and many more if you read the comments).
- Temperature Sensitivity and Fibromyalgia – many with Fibro find that they are much more sensitive to temperature changes than they were before.
- 6 Things Those with Chronic Illness Need to Know – There are a few things you need to remember as you live with chronic illness, things that make it easier (at least mentally).
- Dylan’s Letter: My Mom has Fibromyalgia – if you’ve not read this one you need to. It’s a heart-wrenching letter from a 10-year-old boy who will give you a new view of how your children view your illness.
- Chronic Pain: No One Gets it Till They Get It – What’s the difference between sympathy and empathy, and which one do we really want from others?
- How You Can Help Someone Who Has Chronic Pain and Fatigue – six ways that the healthy can help those of us who live with chronic illness.
- Review: Warming CBD Muscle Rub from The Fay Farm – this is a review of something that has become one of my favorite products.
- 8 Things Spoonies Need to Know – It’s hard living with chronic illness but when you keep these things in mind it gets a little easier.
- 10 Ways to Keep Chronic Illness From Stealing Your Life – The illness we live with doesn’t have to become who we are. We can still live despite it.
- Altered Brain Activity Related to Fibro Fog – Fibro fog is real, and this study shows the possible cause.
I hope you enjoyed this stroll down memory lane. Perhaps you even got a chance to see a post you missed the first time around. I’d love to hear from you about what kinds of posts you like most, and what you’d like to see more of as we head into 2016.