I love words. My words. Your words. Our words. And powerful, is there anything as powerful as the written word? I currently blog on I Tripped Over a Stone... the stone being Fibromyalgia Syndrome that I have had for a little over 20 years. But Stone in the Road is going to be a collection of... Continue Reading →
A Week Without Words http://tombeingtom.com/2019/11/30/a-week-without-words/ — Read on tombeingtom.com/2019/11/30/a-week-without-words/
my best work http://goodtobealivetoday.com/2019/10/02/my-best-work/ — Read on goodtobealivetoday.com/2019/10/02/my-best-work/
Fibromyalgia: high pain, coping and mental illness http://brainlessblogger.net/2019/11/25/fibromyalgia-high-pain-coping-and-mental-illness/ — Read on brainlessblogger.net/2019/11/25/fibromyalgia-high-pain-coping-and-mental-illness/
I have finally compiled the list of all the wonderful authors who left a comment on my post, pubished?!. I would like to thank everyone who listed their work, and if you would like to be included, please leave your information in the comment section below, thank you. I would also like to […] via WP... Continue Reading →
I realized when hunting through posts that I have not done a good solid what the hell is fibromyalgia post (according to currently acknowledged information). So here it comes…
Fibromyalgia is a condition where the pain processing system is faulty in the brain so that we feel pain faster, longer, and where there is no pain at all. It is characterized by widespread pain. That doesn’t mean, though, that we cannot have places where pain is more severe, only that, yes, we tend to have baseline pain all over. What they know is the pain starts in the brain and pain processing. The syndrome varies from person to person and through one’s own lifetime. One person can be disabled by it while another can cope and function within limitations. One person can have severe pain while another severe fatigue.
Research has indicated that people with FM have as much as…
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I am on a pain killer. I know. The horror of it. I must be some sort of addict or something. Well, fuck that. I have no quality of life without them. And I have a right to quality of life and proper pain treatment. If I don’t I do nothing. Doing nothing causes muscles […]... Continue Reading →
Brigid over at Watching the Daisies was kind enough to nominate me for the Chronically Hopeful Award. There is no way I can express what Brigid means to me, I will let her own words tell you who she is and have to leave it at that.
Brigid P. Gallagher is a retired natural medicines therapist, passionate organic gardener, and author of “Watching the Daisies- Life lessons on the Importance of Slow,” a holistic memoir dedicated to the art of mindfulness and healing from a debilitating illness.
The Chronically Hopeful Award has been created by Pamela, “to recognize the incredible people who blog about chronic illness, mental health, and disability.”
- Thank your nominator
- Recognize Pamela from There Is Always Hope as the creator of this award and link her URL – https://pamelajessen.com
- Use the Chronically Hopeful Award logo somewhere in your post
- Copy these rules onto your…
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If you suddenly found yourself without the use of your legs, would your life stop? There was a point in my life that I would have said being in a wheelchair in any capacity would have been the end of my life. In fact, when I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis almost 20 years ago, […]... Continue Reading →
This is a list of introduction fibromyalgia posts if you have not been diagnosed yet or have recently been diagnosed.
First thing first, fibromyalgia is Pain but it is More than pain
These days it takes an average 5 years to get diagnosed with fibromyalgia. It used to be diagnosed by a rheumatologist but is now diagnosed by your doctor.
Things to do
Pain in fibromyalgia
Hyperalgesia: this is our major pain as part of the syndrome itself. It is an abnormal sensitivity to pain. The crux of our pain dysfunction.
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