Fighting With Fibro Answers Your Fibromyalgia Questions……”How do You Handle the Constant Pain?”

Oh boy, I’d like to say I laughed when I got this question. And I sort of did, except for my heart breaking in a million pieces for the Reader who emailed me this question. Because the pain is not funny, living every single second, of every single day, with no reprieve from it, ever, […]

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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 […]

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Injuries, Elopements and Flares. Oh My!

So I will admit, maybe this blog post would be more fitting as a newsletter, but since I do not have a newsletter and the thoughts of creating one exhaust me, instead I’m writing this post. So hi! I’ve missed you all!! I feel like it’s been forever since I’ve had the time to sit […]

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Why Pain Can be an Easy Symptom of Chronic Illness

If there is one thing I have learned in my seven years of being sick with Fibromyalgia and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis it is that it is all encompassing. There are no aspects of my body or my life left untouched. I recently wrote a post about why I’m grateful I got sick and that always stands […]

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Today is National Rescue Dog Day!!

Today, May 20th, is National Rescue Dog Day!! So no matter how lousy I’m feeling, I needed to post in recognition and appreciation for the two dogs who adopted us. After falling ill, we finally had the right home situation to adopt and in 2013, we brought home our Australian Shepard mix, Lola. Three years […]

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Fibro is SO Much More Than Pain

May is, coincidentally, awareness month for Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and mental health. Or maybe it isn’t coincidental at all. Anyone who lives with chronic illness & pain, Fibro or CFS is very likely all too familiar with how disease affects one’s mental health. It produces a myriad of thoughts and emotions that are […]

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