Chronic illness and the loss of sense of self

With the loss of work and even before that, with the loss of self worth, my sense of self, disintegrated and I faltered on how to repair it. I didn't for some time. I just coasted. It has only been over the last four years I have really focused on repair and restructuring that real … Continue reading Chronic illness and the loss of sense of self

My experience with fibromyalgia and mild/moderate exercise

The one thing consistently recommended for fibromyalgia is exercise. The one thing we would rather not do is exercise because of the pain and fatigue it causes and the post exercise malaise as well. And yet, for me, it is a necessary evil regardless of how difficult it is. But it is quite difficult. It … Continue reading My experience with fibromyalgia and mild/moderate exercise

For migraine disease does exercise help or hinder?

Migraine disease and exercise is a tricky topic. Research suggests exercise helps but exercise can also be a major migraine trigger. I have been attempting to exercise because I need to lose weight to help with my mild sleep apnea. Problem is, I gained weight due to inactivity from my vertigo problems. Doing anything at … Continue reading For migraine disease does exercise help or hinder?

Fibromyalgia brain fog tips and tricks to try out

Brain fog is a symptom of many chronic illnesses and chronic pain. The cognitive symptoms of Fibro Fog are well know in fibromyalgia. Just seems that when we get ill and our bodies get fatigued or are fighting pain, or both, add in some lack of sleep… you get brain fog. Symptoms include: I listed … Continue reading Fibromyalgia brain fog tips and tricks to try out

Pursuing better well-being with Mayv and developing healthy habits

“I have been given this product as part of a product review. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company." I started using the Mayv app every single day to see what it would do to help improve my overall … Continue reading Pursuing better well-being with Mayv and developing healthy habits