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?
May 12th is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. The day I talk about Fibromyalgia More than usual to spread awareness and reduce stigma. A brief history of my Fibromyalgia story Back in the day as a kid I complained about knee pain, I had horrible insomnia, and a lot of fatigue for someone my age. Just tired … Continue reading Fibromyalgia Awareness Day: Quality of life impact
Fibromyalgia and headaches seem to go hand in hand. I have always been one, ever since I was young, to be very prone to headaches. These days if I do not have a migraine, I have a bad headache. A lot of the research focuses on migraine disease and fibromyalgia. Both migraine disease and fibromyalgia … Continue reading Fibromyalgia and headaches
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
Is fibromyalgia an autoimmune condition? Short and sweet answer: No That we know of with current research. Let's look into the question a little more What is an autoimmune disease? The immune system becomes overactive and the body attacks its own body tissues. In response to an unknown trigger, the immune system may begin producing … Continue reading Is fibromyalgia autoimmune?
There is a lot of reasons why we develop beliefs about our pain. And how we should and shouldn't behave with it. How we should and shouldn't talk about it. How we should and shouldn't talk about it. And when you experience pain young sometimes that happens without much introspection and then you just run … Continue reading Why do I undermine my pain?