1 – The Daily Life of a Fibro Warrior As promised, here is the first letter written by one of my dear fibro friends, Bettie Gilbert. I am sharing these letters to help you better understand what fibromyalgia is doing to us. I met Bettie through blogging. We were both writing about our chronic pain and we… Continue reading Dear Friends, from Bettie G
Fibro Pain vs. Passion As if the pain of fibromyalgia isn’t enough, the effect of said pain can wreak havoc on our personal lives. You see, it’s not just pain like a headache or even a broken bone. This pain is constant with no hope of ending. And to make matters worse the pain does not… Continue reading How to Push Past Pain to Produce Passion
No matter if times are good or times are bad, there is one thing I need every hour. I can’t imagine life without this one thing. Especially now, as I struggle with chronic pain and my husband is ill as well I truly need Christ every hour.
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Fatigue and stress are central to the issues of fibromyalgia. We’ve talked about getting a restorative rest. Sometimes, getting restorative rest has a lot to do with learning to relax. It’s a tough one for me. Just today, I was at the doctor checking out some foot pain. He kept telling me to relax my… Continue reading Eight -No Ten- Tips to Help You Relax
Exercise ~ Gentle movements, Part 2 We’ve been talking about that impossible dream for fibromyalgia sufferers: exercise Gentle movement is what we are looking for here. Forget the old adage “No Pain, No Gain”. We do not want to add pain, we want to just get the muscles moving again. Did you see the previous… Continue reading Exercise ~ The Impossible Dream, Part 2
Fibromyalgia & Exercise Last week, we looked at getting a restorative sleep, so let’s talk next about the impossible dream … exercise. ugh! Tweet You’ve probably heard the success stories about people with fibromyalgia running a marathon. Doesn’t it just make you want to burst out in laughter? Right, I can’t even walk to the mailbox… Continue reading Exercise ~ The Impossible Dream for Fibro Warriors