Disabled: what a waste of your Potential, Smarty-Pants

There is something about migraine disease hitting in your more productive years as a human that is an insult to some people (starting for me when I was 20 and full-on chronic mid-20's and going on strong into my 40's- but certainly not always the case in others). Or maybe chronic pain itself is the … Continue reading Disabled: what a waste of your Potential, Smarty-Pants

End of year Favourite posts and thoughts

It has been a very introverted year in the sense that due to the pandemic people are just not that out and about these days. So everyone is much more inward focusing and there is a lot less gathering. It isn't a bad thing overall since I am an introvert who happens to have a … Continue reading End of year Favourite posts and thoughts

Ways to calm your fight or flight response

First two posts in this mini series on stress responses and pain Getting to know your Fight, Flight and Freeze responseFibromyalgia and the Fight-Flight-Freeze Response So from my first post, we are aware our Fight/Flight/Freeze response is triggered from a perceived threat. And it is good to be aware of what these stress responses are … Continue reading Ways to calm your fight or flight response

Fibromyalgia and the Fight-Flight-Freeze Response

The two other posts in Mini-Series: Getting to know your Fight, Flight and Freeze responseWays to calm your fight or flight response I was curious what sort of research there was on Fibromyalgia and our automatic nervous system (ANS) triggering the Fight, Flight or Freeze response. My curiosity comes from the fact that some symptoms … Continue reading Fibromyalgia and the Fight-Flight-Freeze Response

Beneficial free chronic illness management apps

So lately I have been digging around for some useful apps I can use regularly for specific lifestyle/chronic illness management reasons. I recently blogged about the Time Planner app I found and am using lately. Now I am going to share some more beneficial apps for alternative chronic illness management. I was just digging around … Continue reading Beneficial free chronic illness management apps