I am often frustrated by my inability to do as much as I want to do… my heart is in it but my body says otherwise. Overall I give myself a lot of credit for what I am able to do on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. It takes a lot of effort to… Continue reading 6 Ways to Manage Fibro Symptoms
It seems like everyone has their new goals and resolutions set for this year and have already begun working on them. As someone with Fibromyalgia, it’s really important to have purpose and reasons to get out of bed each day but I was actually afraid to set any new goals and here is why: 1.… Continue reading The Challenges of Setting Goals with Fibromyalgia
I must admit, I can’t help but find a little enjoyment in a surprised reaction when the topic of Fibromyalgia treatment comes up and I am asked what I do for my symptoms. First the eyebrows raise then comes the all knowing nod with “Aha, wow… Good for you.” (Whatever that really means)It’s honestly no secret,… Continue reading The All Knowing Nod
Well, ok… maybe I AM a little nervous. 😬 I’m going to have a small surgery on my hand this Tuesday ( Jan 24) and I fully expect a quick and easy recovery. I’m not really too worried about the pain either, I mean I’m used to pain so I’m asking myself… What am I… Continue reading Hand Surgery? Pfft, that’s easy…
A few months ago I shared with you how to make a small batch of honey using a little crock pot and a mason jar. Here is that post if you’re interested. Since then, I’ve purchased a Magical Butter Machine (aka MB2) and there really isn’t much out there on the process for making honey with it.… Continue reading Magical Medicated Honey – MB2 Machine
So in all honesty, today was rough… I had the worst shoulder pain ever and I actually started to think it might be more than Fibro until I thought about it and was like… Yeah, Fibro… I do this all the time, I know what the usual symptoms are and when I have a particularly… Continue reading Feeling Snazzy!
When I was first diagnosed with Fibromyalgia back in 2005-ish, I was placed on a very typical treatment plan. An opioid for pain, anti-depressants, along with regular doctor and acupuncture appointments. At first it seemed like it was the answer I had been looking for but it wasn’t long before I realized that this treatment made me into a different person,… Continue reading How I took my life back from Fibromyalgia