Mental health and chronic pain: pain tangled with depression

When I reflect on having fibromyalgia, chronic migraine disease and Major Depressive Disorder I see this as a Perfect Storm of stress and unmanaged pain. You cannot cope because your pain isn't managed and you are not able to cope emotionally or mentally to that level of pain which then worsens your mental illness. And … Continue reading Mental health and chronic pain: pain tangled with depression

Review: Mayo Clinic’s Guide to Fibromyalgia

I have been given this product as part of a product review. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. Post may contain affiliate links. Mayo Clinic's Guide to Fibromyalgia First impression This book is full of all the … Continue reading Review: Mayo Clinic’s Guide to Fibromyalgia

Hey, healthy people, illness is no vacation

Oh, so you don't work! That must be like a Vacation Every Day! I saw you do a thing! You must be Fine! I saw you left the house! You must be cured! I saw you were on social media! You must be feeling Better! Yeah No. Let's look behind closed doors with some #SickSelfie … Continue reading Hey, healthy people, illness is no vacation