The 5 hyper-sensitivities of Fibromyalgia; oh so much fun!

If you are like me, the curse of being able to smell horrible odors several minutes before your friends and family is something with which you are forced to live. When one of my “Fibro Kitties” uses the litter box I’ll know it long before my husband does. Its just another blessing from this “gift” […]

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Vindication! Why doesn’t it feel as good as I thought as I thought it would?

“You don’t look sick.” That is the line we’ve all heard a million times. Yet its frequency doesn’t make it any less frustrating, hurtful, or isolating. Why is it that chronic fatigue is such an infeasible concept for so many? My thought has always been that unless it happens to you, you can understand what […]

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The most common Fibromyalgia Medications, and my experience with each…

This is about my experience with the FDA-approved-medication trivia game. It was a mash up of “drug tic-tac-toe” & “side effect roulette”. If my years of experimentation can help one person reading this, it was all worth it! This is my experience but is in no way a manual.This is my experience, but is in no way a manual. My hope is that it can maybe give you, or someone you love, an idea of what to expect with each Rx.

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Iyengar Yoga, it should be called “Yoga for Fibros!”

“Do not stop trying just because perfection eludes you.” -B.K.S. Iyengar Exercise is the last thing us Fibros can imagine doing on the all too often days we wake up feeling like we were up all night, or after the days on end of being in relief-less pain. Yet, we are constantly instructed by our […]

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