Life is stressful because it is unpredictable and involves changes we do not often choose. And when we are chronically ill it can really knock
We all have a way to measure our lives. Our values, standards, and principles. The problem is when we become chronically ill… these often do
You know I have worked for the same company for 14 years and I have in that time declined consistently in physical and mental health.
So we get new doctors and specialists we have to see all the time. And we have to fill out forms about a lot of
The things about fibromyalgia is that it sucks. A lot. But also a lot of other things that I shall now explain. The thing about
It is mental illness awareness month and I always like to post a bit about it because of all the stigma surrounding that makes it
It can be tricky to be diagnosed with Fibromyalgia since so many other things have to be ruled out with similar symptoms. So it can
Fibromyalgia awareness day was May 12. There is a lot of fibromyalgia awareness out there now. A lot more than there used to be. But
About 20% of people with chronic pain also have depression or anxiety. And 30-40% with fibromyalgia have depression at some time. Depression and pain have
I think we all know suffering is inevitable. It is actually a function of being human. We all suffer in different ways. It is so
It is time for A Chronic Voice linkup! This month’s prompts are: Regrouping Investigating Boosting Setting Reviving Regrouping I am still on pause in my
So spring is a bitch for people with migraines. And I and many others are having a rough go of it. But you wouldn’t know.
Is chronic pain and chronic illness part of your identity and if so is that good or bad? “As long as you make an identity