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hello again.

Wow, I didn’t realise it had been so long since I last updated! My bad. In my defense though, a lot happened in the month of September that made this blog not a priority. 545 more words


Flare-Ups & Limiting Myself.

It starts as a funny feeling. It’s hard to explain really and I’m sure it’s different for every Hashimoto’s sufferer. But for me, it starts out like a weird headache. 827 more words


...of flare ups, rebound, & joy magnets...

…”After a brief reprieve, British Columbia’s wildfire season has flared up again”…”Canadian tourism gets a boost from sinking loonie”…

Lightning strikes to blame, they say, as conditions around the province and especially in the Okanagan, remain precarious. 167 more words

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD is the name for a collection of lung diseases including chronic bronchitis, emphysema and chronic obstructive airways disease.

People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease have difficulties breathing, primarily due to the narrowing of the airways, this is called airflow obstruction. 903 more words

Ashleigh Corrigan

4 Months Post-Partum with Fibromyalgia

The first two months after Lucy was born were great. My pain was being managed with only 10 mg of cyclobenzeprine muscle relaxants per day (5 mg in the morning, 5 mg at night), avoiding obvious intense exercise and not doing repetitive things with my hands like gardening, yada yada yada. 633 more words


Oh, WOW: Good Morning, Fibromyalgia!

I’ve been feeling pretty great during the past few days in terms of energy and mental clarity. I feel like myself, eager to get things done, a positive mentality, easy to smile, easy to give baby Lucy my energy…just awake and ready to rock n’ roll. 260 more words


Life Must Go On...And It's Really Okay!

When people hear the words “pain” and “exhaustion” as a description of your fibromyalgia symptoms, I think the first image that pops into their minds is of this wrecked person lying on the couch in pain barely able to open their eyes. 469 more words