OK. I admit it! … I am a sugar-holic. I love sweets and I have very little willpower to resist them. If it’s there, I want it. I’m doing some better but it is still a challenge. To be honest, I have yet to have a doctor tell me to eat more healthy or tell me… Continue reading No Sugar Tonight
It’s hard to swallow; but we are what we eat. We really don’t want to admit that all the snacks and goodies we ingest are hurting us.
I haven’t tried yoga for my fibromyalgia, so I’ve asked a friend to give us some insight. Katarina has some great pointers for us here ….
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It’s All in Your Head. Fibromyalgia sufferers have all heard that before. It’s been a long row to hoe having unexplainable pain. It’s so frustrating when others take it all so lightly, but you are suffering beyond explanation. However, in a way, it is in your head… our brains, that is.
I asked my son, Brian to share today about some aspects of pastoral self-care. Rev. Brian Farmer is senior pastor at Cairo First Church of the Nazarene in Cairo, GA. He has served there for over 10 years. Before that, he was heavily involved in ministry with my husband and I. Being a pastor’s kid means… Continue reading 5 Important Aspects of Pastoral Self-Care
Wait. I’ve heard it so many times over the last four years. And it never has become easier to hear. Getting a diagnosis is a long process. There were 6 weeks of waiting while my primary care doctor tried different medications to ease my pain. Then there were blood labs to wait for. Finally, the doctor decided… Continue reading Fibromyalgia ~ Diagnosis
According to Patient Education Booklet from Mayo Clinic “Fibromyalgia : The Road to Wellness”, symptoms of fibromyalgia include:
Fibromyalgia is not a death sentence. You will not die from fibromyalgia. One can live a normal life because fibromyalgia can be managed. Reminder: I just want to say that I am a patient, not a doctor. What I am sharing comes largely from what my doctors taught me and what I have discovered in my… Continue reading Fibromyalgia : What It Is, What it’s Not
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