Fibromyalgia is a lot more than just pain. It is sleep dysfunction, cognitive dysfunction, fatigue and a lot of other symptoms but I am going to talk about the Pain. Fibromyalgia: What is it– a post for ‘what is fibromyalgia’ if you are recently diagnosed. Fibromyalgia introduction post– has posts I have made that will … Continue reading Pain Awareness: What I can tell you about fibromyalgia
I have been having some serious pain issues with my fibromyalgia lately. It isn't a Flare because it has been ongoing for some time now and it is compromising my capacity to walk far or exercise. We do have an issue with tender points in the legs as with elsewhere so that is always an … Continue reading Fibromyalgia: leg and foot pain
I have fluctuated in my weight from 120 pounds to 170 pounds. And I don't eat any different. I do have hypothyroidism. And we are put on 101 medications that cause weight gain so That is a fun adventure. "Eat when you are hungry. That is your body telling you when it needs food." So … Continue reading Chronic pain: My Diet and exercise
I am an exceptionally modest person. And I could never figure out where that Came from. I wasn't really that much when I was younger to the point I became. There are the usual woman's body image issues but mine have generally been rather healthy no matter my weight really. But I won't wear shorts. … Continue reading Self-Image: Me vs. my Body
Wearing my purple of Fibromyalgia Awareness Day May12th The first pic I wasn't feeling well and just snapped it. The middle one was from years ago prior to the vertigo. I use it sometimes because it is a good one. The one to the left was this years... and frankly all I could manage. A … Continue reading Fibromyalgia Awareness: See me? All of me?
May 12th is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. The day I talk about Fibromyalgia More than usual to spread awareness and reduce stigma. A brief history of my Fibromyalgia story Back in the day as a kid I complained about knee pain, I had horrible insomnia, and a lot of fatigue for someone my age. Just tired … Continue reading Fibromyalgia Awareness Day: Quality of life impact