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
Many of the Fibro Bloggers are joining in to share our top tips for coping with fibromyalgia this month to raise awareness of fibromyalgia. It is difficult to recommend anything for someone with fibromyalgia since everyone is at a different level. And that is also why I don’t recommend any specific medication or alternative treatment … Continue reading Top recommendations for fibromyalgia from fibromyalgia bloggers
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