Traveling with Fibromyalgia


If you have Fibromyalgia, you know about the worry that comes with a trip either by flying or by driving. The worry is very real, will I be able  to handle the pain that will surely come with the trip? Will I be able to get enough rest when I’m visiting others? Will they understand […]

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November 15, 2010


The last several months, I have been on the mend. I have been feeling fabulous. It’s FANTASTIC! Do I still have symptoms? Yes. However, my IBS is under control. I’m sleeping only abt 10 hours on the weekends and my aches and pains are at a minimum. Oh, they’re still there, but they’re minimized and […]

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July 29, 2010


Feeling FANTASTIC! I have not updated in a month. This is actually a VERY good thing. I’ve been feeling great. It all started just after my last blog. I went on and interview on June 16th. I received a job offer on June 17th, I accepted on the spot. I was (and still am) thrilled. […]

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June 11, 2010


This has been a very good week. I even wore a belt for 2 days this week, and while my pain was increased slightly, I was not in such pain as to make me nauseated and pitiful. 🙂 Of course, my usual triggers are stress and all of my stress is related to work. So, […]

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May 15, 2010 – Feeling Better, Feeling Up…


This week has been about feeling good. I haven’t been feeling nearly as bad as I have in the most recent weeks. In fact, it wasn’t much different than last week, tho less of it. I’ve also had some pretty exiting and really positive stuff…. all of which I can’t talk about right now. I […]

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May 10th, 2010


Today can be classified as a good day. It was only a 1 pain pill day & that pain pill was not taken until after I got home from work. Here’s the list of AM ailments: General body stiffness Stiffness and pain in toes and fingers Shooting pains in right leg above knee cap but […]

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In the Beginning


In the beginning, there was no pain, only a gentle ache. It was located in Fizz’z upper back and was easily controlled with Advil. Then, the pain began to grow. It started to creep down the right arm. One Dr. thought it might be tendinitis. So, Fizz had cortisone injections in her right elbow and […]

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