What is a Vestibular Migraine? Some Hope With a New Diagnosis.

The “H” word. Hope is sort of a double edged sword for me, like it is for so many others, I’m sure. In the last decade of being sick, we estimate I’ve seen about 35 Doctors and Specialists, received countless diagnoses, tried too many medications to count, all with the initial promise that they were […]

Read More

Normalcy Really is What You Make it.

Normalcy really is what you make it. My youngest Son had asked me to cut his costume wig. So the day of, he texted me first and asked if I was feeling up to keeping our plans. I said “not really, but let’s try anyways”. As I cut (scissors next to his face), I suddenly […]

Read More

The True Mental Anguish That Comes From Chronic Illness

I had a blog topic all picked out to write on today and then I reconsidered. Normally, on FightingWithFibro, I always try to discuss meaningful topics and (try to) provide helpful ideas to manage them. Today, however, I’m deviating from that path, to talk about another important topic when battling chronic illness. The incredible toll […]

Read More

FightingWithFibro Answers Your Fibromyalgia Questions…… “Do You Ever Miss Your Old Self?”

I’ve been really excited about introducing a new initiative on FightingWithFibro!!! You know, one of the best things that I have come to find about Blogging is my Readers and other sufferers. Long before I began blogging, I found countless amounts of helpful information from other Bloggers. In some ways, other sufferers have helped me […]

Read More

Coping When Crises and Chronic Illness Collide

You know that saying, “God doesn’t give you more than you can handle?” Well I have two theories on that old adage: 1. God is WAY too busy to pay attention to me, with everything else going on in the world right now OR 2. Someone totally made that up. Because clearly God hasn’t realized […]

Read More

5 Minute, 6 Ingredient, Summer Salad Recipe

Let’s face it, eating healthy is hard. Fixing healthy meals, when you feel like death, is even harder. That’s why this is one of my favorite recipes! 5 minutes, 6 ingredients, done!

Read More

Do You Ever Feel Like?…

Do you ever feel like getting help for one of your conditions is like having to choose between being eaten by a shark or devoured by a crocodile?…..‬

Read More