My Invisible Illness: 30 Things You May Not Know

30 Things About My Invisible Illness You May Not Know The illness I live with is: Fibromyalgia I was diagnosed with it in the year: 2011 But I had symptoms since: 2006 and earlier The biggest adjustment I’ve had to make is: learning to pace … [Read more...]

Chronic Pain Thoughts – Maybe The Pain Isn’t So Bad Anymore?

You know every once in a while you think *maybe* just maybe you don't need all these pain meds anymore? Miraculously you might be "better" and you let the hours between doses lapse. Maybe over 2 days even, you kinda don't worry … [Read more...]

Fibromyalgia Update – How are things 2 years after diagnosis?

Fibromyalgia hits people in different places and in different ways. Here is how FM presents for me and how I explain it to others (when I feel like explaining it or when I feel the person will actually listen or even want to listen - it doesn't … [Read more...]

Why do I write about my health?

You got it, another #HWAMC prompt, why do I write about my health? Well the first thing that comes to mind is that originally, I was looking for information. I wanted to know more about this thing I was diagnosed with, Fibromyalgia. When I found out … [Read more...]

Canadian Researchers Reveal Chronic Pain May Be In Our Genes

A story ran on Global News Hour on Sunday, March 25, 2012 entitled. Pain gene: Canadian researchers reveal chronic pain may have to do with our genes. Lynn Cooper, President of Canadian Pain Coalition was interviewed. Researchers at Sick Kids have … [Read more...]