Chronic Illness · Fibromyalgia · invisible illness · life · Wellness

The Challenges of Setting Goals with Fibromyalgia

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

chronic humor · Chronic Illness · Fibromyalgia · Humor · invisible illness · life

Facebook Support Groups, what am I missing?

What is your purpose of joining a support group on Facebook?  I know it’s a strange question but I’m really asking…  Many months ago I joined 2 or 3 Fibromyalgia and Chronic Illness support groups and I just find them to be kind of downers… I mean, I get that people need support and turn… Continue reading Facebook Support Groups, what am I missing?

chronic humor · Chronic Illness · Fibromyalgia · invisible illness · life · Uncategorized

10 Ways to be a Positive Faker

Have you ever looked at a really ill person and thought “Ugh, I wish they would fake being well so I wouldn’t have to see them suffer”? … Yeah, me either but I have wished that people wouldn’t fake being sick… I mean, don’t lie… If you want to use a personal day, say you… Continue reading 10 Ways to be a Positive Faker

Cannabis · Fibromyalgia · life

Skunks, Prison and a Little Luck 

Have you been wondering when I’d write my next blog entry?  It’s only been a month! Haha… Let’s see, what have I been up to?  Well, I’ve been busy living life.  I spent some extra time with my sisters and carved pumpkins with the kids, won $1000 on a slot machine, had a super bad… Continue reading Skunks, Prison and a Little Luck 

Cannabis · Fibromyalgia · life

Alternative Medicine for Fibromyalgia – Finding a Balance

When I started this blog a couple of months ago, I was looking to wean off of Cymbalta (aka: the devil himself) and begin using cannabis to manage 1. the withdrawals and 2. the illness. I guess you can probably tell by my other posts that I did get a medical cannabis card and have been… Continue reading Alternative Medicine for Fibromyalgia – Finding a Balance

Cannabis · Fibromyalgia · Recipes

High Time for Tea! 

Canna-Honey Recipe(Small batch, Crock & Jar method)

Fibromyalgia · life

Acceptance: why is it so hard?

One of the most difficult pains of my chronic illness is acceptance.  I know it sounds weird but I’ve had Fibromyalgia for years now and find that I still have a hard time accepting it.  I understand that I need to be easy on myself and listen to my body.  For the most part, I… Continue reading Acceptance: why is it so hard?