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Did your chronic illness insist that you spend your vacation in bed?

Before fibromyalgia, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and other chronic illness took over my body, I would return home from a vacation feeling relaxed or energized. At first, my illnesses would require…

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Why I Fear Doctors, Hospitals, and Test Results

Some people have an irrational fear of doctors. While some of us have been victimized so severely, that we may never trust one again. Since my first chronic illness diagnosis…

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10 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For Moms With Fibromyalgia

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and many people are scrambling to find the right gift for Mom. If the Mom in your life has fibromyalgia choosing the right…

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10 things I would tell the newly diagnosed with Chronic Illness

I wish I had been prepared for the impact of what was going to happen in my life from chronic illness being newly diagnosed. Realistically. I had a firm belief…

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A new principle was discovered for how muscle pain is signaled

Chronic muscular pain may be linked to a previously unknown principle for how pain signals are transmitted in the human body. This is shown by Umeå University researchers Tuija Athanassiadis…

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My Experience in the Gupta Fibromyalgia Recovery Program

Causes of FM/CFS: Scientific Basis for the Gupta Program The premise of the Gupta program is that fibromyalgia (FM) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME) are caused by abnormalities in the…

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Learning how to manage one day at a time

Part I: From Onset to Diagnosis For Fibromyalgia Awareness Month, I wanted to share my illness journey here on the blog. My story starts eight years ago. It wasn’t a climactic…

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AFFLICTED…Netflix documentary reviewed

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear”, Mark Twain I  have watched all episodes of the documentary Afflicted on Netflix. My mind is reeling and…

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Fibromyalgia, Heart Disease and Women

“One out of two women are going to have, live with, and/or die from heart disease and stroke,…It is amazing women are still not getting that message, and one has…

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