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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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!

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When Life Gets in the way of chronic Illness

You’ll have to forgive me, as this is going to be a mash up of topics post. I’m so tired, my eyeballs feel like they’re bleeding. I have had so much to tell you about! And then my Son was very seriously injured at work. I cannot say when or if I will be able […]

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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?…..‬

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10 Tips For better sex with chronic illness

I was the black sheep in the family; the one always castigated for being too open, asking questions I shouldn’t or talking about things that shouldn’t be talked about. When a cousin of mine’s dog died, I was crushed; having always loved him. I made the mistake of asking how he died after saying how […]

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13 Things I’ve Lost Since Getting Sick

Fibro and chronic illness take hold of your life and throw it in a blender. It gets jostled around, chewed up, makes a mess and looks NOTHING like it did before it got pulverized. More often, it results in a liquidy, watered down version of what once was.

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