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 the … Continue reading I have finally caved and began medication for my fibromyalgia..

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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 years … Continue 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 pay … Continue reading Is it Pain? or Do I Need An Attitude Adjustment?

Breast Cancer Awareness Month.. I need to be examined.

Breast cancer is another concern for women Fibromyalgia victims

fibromyalgia and sex

I found this article on WebMD.com I know this sounds a little crazy but I am space relieved to find that I am not the only one who has no sex life. This is another symptom of fibromyalgia intimacy is very hard at a 18-year-old son and a partner of 10 years that I cannot … Continue reading fibromyalgia and sex

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 compassion … Continue reading States Pending Legalizing Medical Marijuana