Do You Get Brain Fog?

I’d like to do a “compilation” Blog Post and was wondering if you would please be willing to help?  It’s only three questions: Do you get “brain”fog? If so, can you describe it? What, if anything, helps you better manage it? I *really appreciate your input!! ️Stace

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Gratitudes, Gladitudes and a Secret Family Recipe

So, first of all, Merry Christmas and/or Happy Holidays. For I think, the first time ever, I am ready for Christmas ahead of time. Which is pretty remarkable considering the week I just spent in bed. We still have food shopping and cooking/baking to do, but that’s it. It makes the last week of the […]

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The Good, Bad and Ugly of Botox Injections for Migraines

How many of you suffer from medication sensitivity? I know I do. Which has been part of how I ended up trying Botox for my chronic headaches and migraines. I have tried countless other medications, which either don’t work or have had violent side effects. So when my Neurologist insisted, for over a year, that […]

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Sick From Showering (With Fibro)? This Might be Why.

It near never fails. I’m having a good pain/symptom day and am excited to get some things done. I hop in a shower and like clockwork, halfway through the symptoms start. By the time I finally manage to get dressed, I need to lie down. I’m dizzy, have vertigo, am light headed and nauseous, again. […]

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Chronic Illness Is…..

Chronic illness is not just constantly being sick. It is fearing that “this” spell will be the one that lands you bedridden for a year, again.It is being treated like a hypochondriac by Doctors.It is losing all trust and confidence in yourself.It is being delivered life altering diagnoses, coming to grips with them and then […]

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Feeling Unmotivated? 17 Tips To Beat “The Lazies”

Oh boy. Who here struggles with feeling unmotivated? Raise your hand! I just raised both. The other day I was texting with my best friend Sue and I asked her if she struggles with motivation; because not only is Sue full of energy, but she’s also healthy. I feel like I often forget what it […]

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10 Affordable Ways to Brighten That Room You Never Leave!

Most of us, (that I know), that are chronically ill are either mostly home bound or at least spend an awful lot of time there. As such, it can get pretty gloomy and disheartening. I certainly know I suffer from the doldrums when I’m stuck on the couch constantly. A couple years ago, during a […]

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The Art of Letting Go When You’re Sick

After a year long hiatus, I recently returned to therapy. And one of the first things my Therapist asked me was if I had finally let go of looking for jobs. It was something I did, almost weekly, for many years after becoming too sick to work. Inevitably, it always made me feel worse, not […]

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Too Sick to Clean? 17 Tips to Make Cleaning Easier.

After a very sudden and tumultuous family situation, good old Fibro decided I needed a flare, too. I try to focus on being grateful that my body allows me to deal with emergent situations and that if need be, I can actually get through them. Inevitably, however, once through such issues, Fibro always knocks me […]

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