Tag: fibromyalgia

The Fad of This 4-Letter Word

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The one where I explain my least favorite 4-letter word and why it’s dangerous.

The Longest Overdue Health Update: Fall/Winter 2018

Good morning! I know, I haven’t written at all in so long, let alone given an update on my health and health management plan. My last update was about a year and a half ago, and I think I can say confidently that not…

Health Update: May 2017

Don’t get too excited; I’m not 100% sure how much I’m “back” in my blogosphere. But I have been getting the desire to revive this space and come off of my hiatus. In saying that, when I officially do come back, I want this…

An Open Letter To: ____ (The World Around Me)

I have talked a lot about this in the past. When you have chronic illnesses, the difference between visible and invisible illnesses becomes a large part of your interactions with the world around you. It’s a conundrum because you want people to understand what you’re going through, yet you also don’t want it to be the first thing people notice about you.

A Health Update: Off Meds

It’s been a long time since I’ve written a true health update here. However, while a great deal has happened, there are still no answers or conclusions to share with everyone. Maybe that’s why I’ve been avoiding writing about this–I still have so many unanswered questions. But for my own benefit of recording my health status accurately, and to catch us all up to at least where we stand today, it’s important that I share what I know thus far.

#SelfCareMvmt 2: Physical Self-Care

If you haven’t checked out the #SELFCAREMVMT yet from Self Care Catalysts, I urge you to visit their website and read my first blog in the series from last week. Self-care is an integral part of the quality of life of a chronic illness patient. Patients are advocating for this movement, and now companies are too!

Adult Naps Are Completely Underrated

FibroSleep is made by the company, ProHealth, and intended for “even the most challenged” sleepers. Often Fibromyalgia causes poor sleep and/or what we like to call, Painsomnia, in the chronic illness community.

The Fay Farm, Warming CBD Muscle Rub

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored blog post. However, the thoughts and opinions are all my own.     I won’t lie to you, I was pretty apprehensive that I would like this muscle rub from The Fay Farm. I’ve tried countless topical creams and…

MedNexus: You’re Not Just A Consumer

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own.  The healthcare system and industry in this country is a complicated being. We’re dealing with Pharma, Hospitals, Consumers, Doctors, other Healthcare Professionals, Insurance, Patients, Manufacturers, and more. Needless to say,…

A Confused Health Update

I mentioned back in October, that I was in one of the worst flares I have ever had while I was doing all of that travel and conference experience (#MedX and #TXFM). The flare continued when I got home. And added lovely symptoms of fatigue,…

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