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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


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


Costochondritis Symptoms, Causes And Treatment

What Is Costochondritis?

Costochondritis is defined as acartilage inflammation that joins a rib to the sternum (breastbone);a connectionis defined as the costosternal joint. Costochondritis may cause pain like heart attack or disorders. 469 more words

Causes Costochondritis

The word of the day is "costochondritis"

Last year one of our children started complaining about chest pain. Given her young age, we figured it was heart burn and gave her calcium antacids to chew, which didn’t help. 916 more words

Sunshine Thiry

Woe Betide the Body That Tries to Love Running

Or at least that’s how I feel right about now.

Readers, I’m sick of writing about injuries. I’m sure you’re sick of reading about my injuries. 383 more words


"What am I doing wrong?" or "One of these things is not like the other"

I get a high amount of traffic (when I say high, I mean one or two people every other week) looking at my Costo posts. So, I will keep you all posted on what is going on. 389 more words


Costochondritis (aka Really fucking bad chest pain)

Hey everyone! Today I’m going to be talking about a Fibromyalgia symptom that I have that would have to be the most painful thing that I experience. 812 more words