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New Chinese Curse: May You Have An Interesting Disease

It has been two months since I started the drug methotrexate for my systemic sclerosis (scleroderma). I put off starting the drug for a few months as I was concerned about potential side effects (well, for one thing, it increases the chance that I will develop cancer. 906 more words

Scleroderma

15/07/2015 - Make My Pain Go #PainGone

A day of rest yesterday seems to have done some good… feeling a little bit more comfortable today.

The combination of Buprenorphine patches, Pregablin and Spasmonal appear to be keeping the pain levels steady at the moment as long as I don’t try to do too much. 204 more words

Eljay1980

Insomnia and Nausea at Night-time

It’s no wonder that so many people with Fibromyalgia also suffer with depression.

For the past few nights (since Saturday night), the pain in my hips and pelvis have been so intense at night that it’s keeping me awake and causing nausea too. 88 more words

Eljay1980

Slowly Sunday

I really didn’t want to get up today. At all. My shoulders have been accumulating stress lately; maybe I’ve been slouching too much, not exercising enough. 327 more words

Anxiety

Why I'm Rubbish At Exercise

Look at me, keeping up with day two of the Juneathon and everything.

I’m kind of proud.

I do not want to admit on a daily basis how badly I may have ‘tried’ to exercise so I plan to cover a few days at a time and some other topics in between. 1,358 more words

Health & Fitness

2015 Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

Tomorrow, May 12th, is designated as Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. There are too many people who live with this disease. I have had to count myself among them since 1999, when I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) plus Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS)—also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). 661 more words

Faith

The Plank position in Pilates

“The ultra competitive exercise fad that can ruin your health: It’s called planking — and it’s sweeping gyms and Pilates classes”  (headline taken from article in the Daily Mail) 317 more words

Ananda