It’s The Dawn of a New Day

Me two years ago.. Me now..   It has been a really long time since my last post for so many reasons such as heartbreak, death, betrayal, depression and illness. Now I am ready to fight back with all the power I can muster. My life has been stagnated for almost 2 years, I’m goingContinue reading “It’s The Dawn of a New Day”

Dear City…

I don’t think the concrete jungle is conducive for me, while suffering from fibromyalgia.   I began giving this a closer look after one of my followers on Twitter @itsfibromyalgia  sent a tweet asking where is better to live with fibromyalgia. The choices were Suburbs,  City or Country,  I personally want to retire in the Florida Keys.Continue reading “Dear City…”

Fibromyalgia and Isolation

  I’ve always have been comfortable by myself. To the point that I have gone to the movies, concerts, traveled and relocated by myself. Not because I didn’t have anyone but simply if I was ready to make a move, being alone didn’t stop me. Now I almost can’t stand being around others. And ifContinue reading “Fibromyalgia and Isolation”

I have finally caved and began medication for my fibromyalgia..

I have finally caved and began medication for my fibromyalgia.. nortriptylin 25mg.  Boy.. the first week was tough.   8 1/2 years after my diagnosis I am finally getting treated for my Fibromyalgia.  As a sufferer I can tell you how insidious this syndrome can be first hand. Over the years I’ve become used to theContinue reading “I have finally caved and began medication for my fibromyalgia..”

Fibromyalgia Guilt..

Okay this is going to be short, sweet and to the point.  As someone who suffers from fibromyalgia also suffers from overwhelming guilt. What do I mean by that? I’ll to you, this syndrome is so inconsistent, it’s impossible to make any futuristic plans. I say that now, even though it’s taken me nine yearsContinue reading “Fibromyalgia Guilt..”

Is it Pain? or Do I Need An Attitude Adjustment?

Yes it’s time for one of my personal experience rants… mis·er·a·ble ˈmiz(ə)rəb(ə)l/ adjective (of a person) wretchedly unhappy or uncomfortable. “their happiness made Anne feel even more miserable” unhappy, sad, sorrowful, dejected, depressed, downcast, downhearted, down,despondent, disconsolate, wretched, glum, gloomy, dismal, melancholy, woebegone,doleful, forlorn, heartbroken; More   2. pitiably small or inadequate. “all they payContinue reading “Is it Pain? or Do I Need An Attitude Adjustment?”

States Pending Legalizing Medical Marijuana

I. States with Pending Legislation to Legalize Medical Marijuana 1. Alabama Summary History (last action date) House Bill: HB 386 (1.5 MB) “This bill would authorize the medical use of marijuana only for certain qualifying patients who have been diagnosed by a physician as having a debilitating condition.” Allows for the creation of registered compassionContinue reading “States Pending Legalizing Medical Marijuana”

Concentration Is A Thing Of The Pass

  Fibro Fog – Fibromyalgia Brain Yes it’s real, when I’m in the midst of an attack (which lasts for days) trying to form a clear thought or retain information is damn near impossible.  So as you can see I’m trying to study to renew my license and can’t remember a thing I read. Ugh! Continue reading “Concentration Is A Thing Of The Pass”

What Part of The Body Does It Not Affect ?!?!

There’s not a part of me that’s not physically affected by Fibromyalgia. At times all symptoms are flared at once. Here’s the list of my daily struggle: 1. Stumbling 2. Joints swelling 3. Irritable bowel 4. Acid Reflux 5. Dizziness 6. Numbness 7. Extreme Fatigue 8. Brain Fog 9. Wide Spread Pain 10. Nausea 11.Continue reading “What Part of The Body Does It Not Affect ?!?!”