Fibromyalgia

What is Fibro Fog? Why are you Crashing?

  There’s is nothing more frustrating to me than fibro fog. My mind just won’t think straight and it seems to just come on for no reason at all. I start switching up my homonyms and forgetting the most common words. My friend, Nan Jones wrote a letter about this for me to share with… Continue reading What is Fibro Fog? Why are you Crashing?

Fibromyalgia

Letters to Friends – Where Does it Hurt? What’s the Pain Like?

What’s the Pain Like? You may be trying to understand what your fibro friend is experiencing. Describing the pain of fibromyalgia is difficult. The asnwer to “What’s the pain like?” is undescribable. It is unlike anything I have known. This isn’t your typical headache or even a broken bone. My pain is like a ghost.… Continue reading Letters to Friends – Where Does it Hurt? What’s the Pain Like?

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5 Things I Wish People Knew About Fibromyalgia

It’s Fibromyalgia Awareness Day! Today we want our friends and family to understand a little bit better about the struggle of this invisible disease. I’ve not been able to write much on Fibromyalgia lately, but this month I am sharing some posts from my Fibro Friends. Donna suffers from Lime Disease, Fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue. She… Continue reading 5 Things I Wish People Knew About Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia

Managing Stress & Fibromyalgia

Stress has a great effect on fibromyalgia pain. When we get stressed we tightened our muscles, our blood pressure goes up, we grit our teeth, and we tense up. All these things trigger our pain. But not all stress is bad. When we are stressed our body releases hormones, such as adrenaline into our system. This helps us… Continue reading Managing Stress & Fibromyalgia