Five Emotions You May Experience With Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is a painful condition that results in widespread muscular pain throughout the entire body. It can be felt in many ways, such as a deep ache, a numb and/or tingly sensation, or like your body is on fire. It affects women far more often than men and … Continue reading Guest post: Five Emotions You May Experience With Fibromyalgia
I was excellent a catastrophizing. It was a skill. A very bad skill but I also have Major Depressive Disorder so it was a skill I was inclined to from MDD and fibromyalgia pain and migraine pain. I went to a pain clinic for the fibromyalgia and chronic migraines and there I saw a psychologist … Continue reading Fibromyalgia: catastrophizing and mindfulness in women
Sometimes we exceed our limits to have an adventure... and we pay the price. But we plan for the consequences of our actions and are willing to pay the price. Have even set aside recovery days. This picture is of a bridge in Ireland that is between the mainland and an island. I don't remember … Continue reading Are limits meant to be… nudged?
So yesterday I had a No Migraine Day! An event worthy of celebration, always. Anyway, today I did have one. Lower level. Around a 6 but I took a triptan for it because, well, it was the Worst I had all week so the First triptan I have actually taken this week. So I … Continue reading Migraine free day and low pain days
Describe a treatment dilemma you have experienced with #Migraine or #Headache and other comorbid health problems. For comorbids I have: Hypothyroidism Asthma Depression Fibromyalgia Peripheral neuropathy Allodynia The main complication I face, aside from the depression which I have discussed this month Here, is fibromyalgia. First of pain compounding pain, not awesome. My fibromyalgia itself … Continue reading The comorbids #MHAM #MHAMSMC
I wish I had been prepared for the impact or what was going to happen in my life from chronic illness being newly diagnosed. Realistically. I had a firm belief back then I could limit the impact by choosing a specific job and as long as I was engaged mentally, it didn't matter I … Continue reading 10 things I would tell the newly diagnosed