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Fibromyalgia - are sufferers just sensitive souls? #arthritis #chronicpain #fibromyalgia

In this article I am going explore a persons sensitivity and ask how that impacts our recovery from injury and illness. When I talk about sensitivity I am talking about all sensitivity, from the way we react to heat or cold, noise and smells, and how we deal with extreme emotional situations wether they are happy or sad. 678 more words


Don't tell hubby...

When 3/4 of the household are learning to play the drums why not have two kits?

Then, why not move up from the basement & have them in our newly renovated dining room? 24 more words

Ankylosing Spondylitis

My Journey to Vibrant - Day 1

 (Note: I have changed the title of my quest from “road” to “journey” as I think I will be travelling a few different paths to get where I need to be) 647 more words


Dandelion Butterfly

I’ve been on vacation. Somewhere where palm fronds cut through salt-thick silver air like pirate’s blades, where backyard BBQs and long discussions about the proper method of growing endless varieties of tomatoes are yet a weekly occurrence. 161 more words

Chronic Pain

Breaking the vicious cycle of pain #arthritis #chronicpain #fibromyalgia

Breaking yourself out of the vicious cycle of chronic pain is never an easy achievement. It’s a slow and laborious process just to tip the scales in your favour, to have more pain free than pain filled days. 1,284 more words


The birthday gift...

I have been re-learning guitar for 18months now & I thought I was doing well enough to now upgrade form nylon to steel strings. So, when I had to pop into the store to pick up a birthday present for my younger sons friend (who I knew was getting a guitar & lessons for his birthday) I couldn’t help having a peek at the steel strings for myself. 332 more words

Ankylosing Spondylitis

A rare treat...

We just got home after a family outing to watch Harry Potter & the Philosophers Stone at the Orpheum downtown. Nothing rare about that I hear you say. 22 more words

Ankylosing Spondylitis