More than half of people with fibromyalgia have migraine disease according to research. When you have both fibromyalgia and migraine disease they do not play well together, as one might suspect. And it seems to me there are more than a few reasons why this would be the case. Research has shown that when you … Continue reading When migraine disease is tangled with fibromyalgia
I have a nasty cold. And so do others in the household. My sister-in-law had to go to the ER and did the COVID test. She does not have it. She does have pneumonia though and severe asthma. So good no COVID, bad that it is pneumonia. I have the same cold, because I catch … Continue reading Fibromyalgia and the immune system
I have been having some serious pain issues with my fibromyalgia lately. It isn't a Flare because it has been ongoing for some time now and it is compromising my capacity to walk far or exercise. We do have an issue with tender points in the legs as with elsewhere so that is always an … Continue reading Fibromyalgia: leg and foot pain
I have fluctuated in my weight from 120 pounds to 170 pounds. And I don't eat any different. I do have hypothyroidism. And we are put on 101 medications that cause weight gain so That is a fun adventure. "Eat when you are hungry. That is your body telling you when it needs food." So … Continue reading Chronic pain: My Diet and exercise
I am an exceptionally modest person. And I could never figure out where that Came from. I wasn't really that much when I was younger to the point I became. There are the usual woman's body image issues but mine have generally been rather healthy no matter my weight really. But I won't wear shorts. … Continue reading Self-Image: Me vs. my Body
Wearing my purple of Fibromyalgia Awareness Day May12th The first pic I wasn't feeling well and just snapped it. The middle one was from years ago prior to the vertigo. I use it sometimes because it is a good one. The one to the left was this years... and frankly all I could manage. A … Continue reading Fibromyalgia Awareness: See me? All of me?