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My Husband's Video on Fibromyalgia! ūüíú

‚Äč‚ÄčOn National Fibromyalgia Day, my husband surprised me and went live on Facebook, talking about Fibromyalgia and my struggles with it!! He did an amazing job!!


When your Chronic Illness flares and doesn't ask your permission

My current physical status can be summarized in one word- Pain. Intense, debilitating pain. I‚Äôm confined to¬† my couch, fighting a war against my body that decided that today was a perfect day for a horrible Fibromyalgia flare up and possible kidney infection (I have a doctor’s appointment tomorrow to confirm my suspicions of the later). 520 more words

Chronic Illness

The Scratching Post

What’s This Stuff called Eczema,Anyway?
When my two youngest children were newborns and their skin was in ,what I call,”the lizard stage“,I slapped some “ 1,230 more words
Atopic Eczema

Week 4, Live and Learn, Erythirtol in Truvia

Last Thursday I had nasty symptoms which have lingered, but they are starting to subside today.  So I have wondered, as I am not officially diagnosed as IBS, if the low FODMAP approach will really be the answer.   527 more words

Basic INFO

Psoriasis flare up.

After 3 months of no red meat, sugar, wheat, alcohol, dairy I had 2 meatballs.the day after by elbows started to itch and I could see redness and my psoriasis flare up.Now I am not sure if it as the meat but I am surely not going to eat any meat for a long time maybe never and see what happens.   54 more words

The Fiber Question

If you have IBS or IBS-like digestive problems,  you are well aware of the conflicting pros and cons of dietary fiber.  A number of web sites have articles on this subject.   463 more words


Recovery Day

I am bouncing back from yesterday.  My morning started a little on the late side, but it is Saturday after all.  By 10:30AM I was feeling nearly normal.   94 more words