When pain slows you down

There are times with Fibromyalgia that I exceed my walking limits. It is actually difficult sometimes because the limit changes. It can be a short distance one day and a decent distance the next. There was a time when I had to run all over campus to get professors to sign my thesis to get … Continue reading When pain slows you down

Flaring and the weather

  I am in a great deal of pain. My ankles hurt, the bottom of my feet, my knees, my hips, my back, my butt muscles.  My neck, my shoulders, my elbows. In other words, take a picture of me and circle it, that is where the pain is. I would call it a flare, … Continue reading Flaring and the weather

Fibromyalgia flare research

Fibromyalgia is a chronic syndrome defined by widespread muscle pain, fatigue, sleep dysfunction and cognitive dysfunction. Fibromyalgia pain dysfunction involves increased sensitivity to pain known as hyperalgesia. People with Fibromyalgia can experience what is referred to as ‘flares’ where their symptoms get more severe. The flare study A survey in Pain Medicine recently looked into … Continue reading Fibromyalgia flare research