Fibromyalgia fatigue: hitting the wall

Fibromyagia fatigue is the second rated major symptom of fibromyalgia behind pain and can be more impactful than pain itself at times. Fatigue, like pain, varies day to day, month to month. It is a heavy constant state of weariness and lack of energy as well as a mental fatigue that is immensely hard to … Continue reading Fibromyalgia fatigue: hitting the wall

Chronic illness: When in an undiagnosed limbo we want answers and action

I am chronically ill and have been for some time. I don't desire another diagnosis. At all. Ever. In fact, I demand the fates make some sort of rule that human beings can only have three complicated medical issues in one life time. I mean really, that seems quite sufficient. It is not about the … Continue reading Chronic illness: When in an undiagnosed limbo we want answers and action

Health benefits of soft water for fibromyalgia sensitive skin and hair

Recently our hot water tank died a slow death. So we had to get a new one with no funds to really actually do that. We went with a company that rents them to households and problem solved. They had a deal on where they added a soft water system for free. So why not? … Continue reading Health benefits of soft water for fibromyalgia sensitive skin and hair

Painsomnia and sleep deprivation

So I'm going to start with this tidbit: The brain literally starts eating itself when it doesn't get enough sleep. AHHHhhhhhh!!!!!!! My brain is EATING itself. WTAF! Not cool. Other issues with sleep deprivation can include: Impacts short-term and long-term memory Concentration becomes impaired along with problem-solving abilities and even creativity Mood instability- obviously lack … Continue reading Painsomnia and sleep deprivation