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Chronic Illness Sucks

Having a chronic illness, not mention more than one, really sucks (for a lack of a better word). Not only is it horrible to go through all the symptoms that come with the illness, you must deal with all the … Continue reading

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Trying to turn bad into positives

Here I am in my bed for the second day. After work I’ve just been exhausted and cannot get my act together to do my second job as mother & partner. I know this is not what I need to … Continue reading

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Alcohol Trigger

Is alcohol a trigger for pain? When I drink I notice I have more pain the following day. I guess I should try and not drink for a bit and see what happens.

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Understanding….Not Pity

The definition of Understanding: un·der·stand·ing   [uhn-der-stan-ding]  Show IPA noun 1. mental process of a person who comprehends; comprehension; personal interpretation: My understanding of the word does not agree with yours. 2. intellectual faculties; intelligence; mind: a quick understanding. 3. superior power of discernment; enlightened intelligence: With her keen understanding she should have become a leader. 4. knowledge of or familiarity with a particular thing; skill in dealing with or handling something: an understanding of accounting practice. 5. a state of cooperative or mutually tolerant relations between people: To him, understanding and good will were the supreme virtues.   With this new chronic “thing” I have, called Fibromyalgia, there is not a lot of understanding … Continue reading

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Cramps

I have been getting these calf cramps lately. Not like the “normal” ones I used to get. These go on for 15 minutes or so. And switch back from the right to left calf. Then it is so hard to walk after … Continue reading

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Stress

So, with Fibromyalgia, stress can make it worse. Okay, how do I get rid of my stress?  I have stress because of all these medical bills I have accumulated trying to figure out what was wrong with me. Now that I know … Continue reading

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Not a Good Day

Today has not been a good day. I took the day off work, I can’t do anything. I have such intense pain. I walk and I can feel the pain radiate up my whole body. Can’t turn my head or … Continue reading

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