This is not intended to treat or diagnose any condition, it is provided for informational purposes only. Please see your physician for treatment. Arthritis affects people of all ages. Diagnosis of most forms of arthritis occurs between the ages of 40 and 60 years old. The rates of arthritis are three times higher in women… Read More Women and Arthritis
Living with chronic pain is more than just taking pain pills and living with the pain. Chronic pain has multiple emotional symptoms associated with the pain that also needs attending to. There is a lot of interplay between chronic pain and emotion and living with chronic pain often results in depression, worry, stress, and anxiety… Read More Dealing With Emotional Impact Of Living With Chronic Pain
My Valentine Day Breakup The definition of love is “an intense feeling of deep affection”. Valentine’s Day was yesterday. Millions of people flocked to the stores to buy gifts for their loved ones to show how much they care and how much they love their significant other. I had a breakup, yes I said that,… Read More My Valentine Day Breakup
May 12, 2019 Today is first and most important, is Mother’s Day. Second, it’s National Fibromyalgia Day. I couldn’t think of a better day to honor both. Many of you already know my story, I can’t believe it’s been 19 years since my diagnosis. Never has anything taken so much for me in many ways… Read More Happy Mother’s Day and National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day
A great article on such an important topic What Does Mental Illness Awareness Mean To You? | International Bipolar Foundation
180 Million cards will be exchanged for Valentine’s Day $130.21 is the average amount consumers spent 85% of Valentines Day cards are bought by women 58 Million pounds of chocolate will be purchased this week 8 billion sweetheart conversation hearts are produced annually 14% of women send themselves flowers for Valentine’s day Wanted to share… Read More Valentine’s Day
Did you know there are inflammation-producing foods that, when consumed, can increase the amount of inflammation in your body and can increase the experience of chronic pain? Inflammation can play a role in the experience of chronic pain so it’s important to know which foods are known culprits. Below is a list of some of… Read More Avoiding Foods That Cause Inflammation To Fight Chronic Pain
Halloween is upon us in case you haven’t noticed. 😊 A day of the year celebrated by millions across the nation to create and/or purchase a costume to dress up and pretend to be something different for one day. Are you pretending to be someone different? Having lived with Fibromyalgia for 18 years I can… Read More Which costume are you wearing?