September 4, 2019

Exercise as a way to manage Fibromyalgia and CFS

On December 2018, I decided to stop the medication and find relief elsewhere, because the secondary effects were just horrible. Being in medications for almost 5 years had made my body highly resistant to them.
September 5, 2018

I Waited 4 Decades to Get Diagnosed

How long did you wait to get diagnosed? Share to Show your Support! I was only 10 years old, and I already hated my life! I woke up in so […]
August 30, 2018

Sleeping Beauty and the Pea – A Two for One Tale

What words do you need to remember on your bad days? Share to Raise Awareness! I am writing this for me. But also, for you. In an effort to try […]
July 23, 2018

A Painful Life: Having Three Diseases

Hello everyone, my name is Sylvia. I have Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Chronic fatigue syndrome and back problems because of Arthritis. I already had a surgery on my back. I gave up drinking 17 years ago due to poor health. It’s the best thing I ever did for my sanity.
July 9, 2018

Lamenting the Love of a Bath

One of the curses of having Fibromyalgia is something called “allodynia”. Allodynia refers to central pain sensitization (increased response of neurons).
June 26, 2018

Top 3 Home Appliances for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a very debilitating condition, it comes with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and the medications that help with the pain make you sleepy or lightheaded in most cases.
June 13, 2018

Living With Fibromyalgia

I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia five or six years ago. I thought that it would be impossible to live with it. I had been exposed to every therapy possible. Physical therapy, Aqua therapy, Needling, Cortisone, and Ultrasound. I had a breast reduction to help with the back pain but nothing helped for a long-term. I don’t have a high pain threshold, I proved myself wrong.
June 8, 2018

Changed My Perspective on Life

After an unfortunate Motor Vehicle Accident, I began my painful journey at 30 years old. I have been diagnosed with 6 autoimmune diseases.
June 6, 2018

Disabled? Not me!

I hope that, the pain-free days will come more and more often, and that the moment will come when I will scream to the world... Disabled? NOT ME!
April 4, 2018

Accepting a Chronic Disease

Keep your support team. We struggle each day to try to live as much as we can. To endure what pain we have going on that day. How tired we are. We lift each other up. And we pray for a better day. Yes, I have Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia. But it does not have me.