Excessive Daytime…ZZZ…Sleepiness

When was the last time you woke up and felt rested? energized? restored? For me, it’s been so long that I honestly could not tell you. All I can say for certain is that it has been several years. I sleep at night because it is necessary not because I expect that it will help […]

The “IS IT FIBRO?” Game

As my life with fibromyalgia progresses, I find that my opinion of what the most difficult aspect of this illness is has changed. When my symptoms first started, I would have said that the chronic fatigue was the absolute worse. Just a few months ago, I might have responded that it is the fibro fog and […]

A Roller Coaster of A December

Hello, readers! Did you miss me? I sure have missed writing and hearing your comments. I made a promise to myself that I would try to post to this blog twice a month but try as I did; life got in the way this December. To be honest, December felt like the epitome of “when […]


In my last post, I was in a bit of a dark place. A few weeks of little sleep and extreme fatigue got me down. I think it partly had to do with how drastic a change it was from feeling almost normal at the beginning of September to feeling practically useless by the end […]

I’m Bringing Cardio Back

I think one of the most common difficulties among fibromyalgia (and other chronic illnesses) sufferers is learning to slow down. For me, it was certainly a big change both mentally and physically. I may not have been a superstar athlete, but I think I was always relatively active. All through middle school and high school, […]

Just A Spoonie Girl…Trying to Make it in this Crazy World

When I decided to start blogging about a year ago, the idea of blogging about life with fibromyalgia had crossed my mind. However, I didn’t entertain the thought for more than a second. Who would want to read about my pitiful (at least that is how I perceived it) life suffering from chronic pain? To […]

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