I think by far my favorite form of Fibromyalgia self-care is the Epsom salt bath on a bad pain day. This is because it is
I live for simple pleasures. With chronic pain and chronic illness, limitations can be severe at times. This is one of those times. Simple pleasures
I have had this relentless migraine pain for over a month. I tried everything under the sun (Or dark?) to abort it. Or reduce it.
So one thing people recommend for relaxing and zenning out is the simple act of coloring. Just like the good old days. I actually can only
Self-care isn’t always about pampering. Although today I did that with a bath. Put them Epsom salts in there. Some bubbles. Some of my handmade
Having one of those ‘tired of the pain’ days. You know when you think how very endless this battle with chronic pain is. How very
I wrote a post a while back called Self-care when you are in a Funk. And I am in a funk again that I can’t
Today was a lost day. Days consumed by pain where functionality is lost and nothing gets done. Just a wasted day it seems to me.
I am in a funk. Which can happen from too much pain, fatigue or just from a mood drop. We just get in a spot
This describes me in this moment. I am strong. I will do what I have to to get things done. Hell, I’ll smile while I
This is a poem I wrote just for the sake of writing it. A hobby of mine. Writing, creative writing, and blogging are my main
Self-care is vital to living well with chronic illness. And I suck at it. Instead, I push myself. I crash. I push myself. I crash.
I think it is fundamental that people with chronic illness understand they need to take care of themselves first. That they are in fact a