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So excited...

I’m so excited, I just can’t hide it!!!!!

The picture above is today….

The one below is my hubby and me at the Braves game last month, what a visible difference in my weight and or swelling!!! 467 more words

Living With Fibromyalgia

Hey everyone, so today I wanted to talk about something a little different. As some of you may know I suffer with Fibromyalgia which isn’t a very common and a lot of people don’t understand it so I wanted to talk about it from my view. 640 more words


[Journal] 10 things I wish able-bodied people WOULD assume about my health.

I’ve been keeping mostly to myself over the last few months to make health issues much more bearable. Lying in bed last night while waiting for my painkillers to kick in, something occured to me; people make a LOT of assumptions when you’re sick and most of them are awful. 1,664 more words

Isn't That Stigma Something?

For most of yesterday, I sat at my computer wondering why I hurt so bad. I figured that if I was going to have a bad day this week, it would have been Monday (my first day back to work in three weeks). 264 more words


Chronic Pain - "Breathe"

When I went to the follow-up group for our Chronic Pain Clinic a few years ago, they went around the room asking what was the best piece of advice we got for our coping toolbox. 415 more words

Chronic Pain

The Worst Days.

What do you do on the¬†worst¬†days? Those days where you wake up in too much pain to do anything because you couldn’t sleep (hey painsomnia)? 639 more words

Chronic Illness

The "Gift" of Pain Medication

I learned a valuable lesson today when I went to see my Pain Specialist.

I spoke with him about how I could barely stretch my new pain medication to seven hours…even though I was to be taking one every eight hours. 224 more words