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"Don't you smile that smile you're smiling at me," said my swimming instructor with a cheeky grin.
I was smiling on the outside, but on the inside, I was crumbling with terror.
I had told myself I couldn't do it. And made the mistake a few moments earlier by
From medicines to natural remedies to ways of being, here are 73 of the ways I live with fibromyalgia.
Forget surviving. We're talking living. Starting off in good order but then frantically mixed up in no particular order (thank you fibro frog fog). 87168
*I have been given this product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company*
When a migraine strikes, it can plague me for
Life with chronic illness can be lonely. Not surprising, researchers have found that socially isolated individuals are more at risk of illness and death.
As a child I remember savouring the taste of milky turmeric tea, made fresh from the roots bought at our local markets, whenever we needed a ‘cleanse.’
The lack of information was in fact one of the biggest challenges I had to confront. I was at war with an enemy I didn’t know.
I haven’t worn a bra in almost six months. I mean not at all. Not to work, not going out anywhere, not at all.
“Wow! That’s quite liberal of you” my friend said, when I told her. I stopped to think.
Though it might seem so, I actually haven’t resisted the bra
Perhaps this system’s biggest selling point is that it’s tailored to individual needs. The tablets can be shifted around in relation to one’s pain needs – a heaven-sent if one lives with an unpredictable chronic pain condition like fibromyalgia (fms)
Years ago when I was first diagnosed with fibromyalgia (fms), life got far worse before it got better.
The truth is, at 24 years old I thought my life was over. Aside from living in pain and the bag-full of symptoms that come with fms, I had no energy, no motivation,
For many people, Christmas can be a hard time of year.
Grief, loneliness, loss of things and people loved, and depression are just some of the factors that may make the holiday a trying time.
In a blog I wrote for Depression Alliance, I share seven things that you can do