We may have missed the real message behind Lady Gaga's fibromyalgia diagnosis.
News that superstar Lady Gaga has fibromyalgia has brought this still little known and often misunderstood chronic condition to the fore. The media is now widely reporting it; it is trending on social media, and people are probably finding out
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.’
This is my second post in the What was that? - my series on 'what the crap is going on?'
Before I thought of blogging these random happenings in one post, I hadn't realised how messy and chaotic my life often feels.
How did I manage this crap all along? I'm sure
I have been trying for the better part of the last year and a half to get back into my old blogging habits. I’ve been stymied by a nagging bout of depression that won’t let up.
It’s been crappy.
But I feel upset. Angry, sad, depressed (of course) confused and lost all
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Chronic pain is a real issue for me, thanks to fibromyalgia. All
I was robbed eight nights ago.
The incident opened up a deluge of emotions I'd tucked safely away where I couldn't access them. 87284
I'm sorry I've not written in a while. I've been busy trying to survive with fibromyalgia (you know, eat, sleep, work, repeat). 87209
Life with chronic illness can be lonely. Not surprising, researchers have found that socially isolated individuals are more at risk of illness and death.
I’ll be upfront with you. I’m not 100% sure if it’s because of fibromyalgia or because I have ogre feet.
But finding pretty, comfortable shoes is a pain for me. A real, real pain. Literally.
Today I wore my shiny new shoes to work for my new job. New job=new shoes, right?
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.