Fibro Tools: UP by Jawbone (Review)

A little over a month ago, I wrote about my excitement over purchasing an UP fitness tracker in my post The Fight Goes Hi-Tech. Was the purchase worth it? The short answer is YES! I’ve learned a lot about my sleeping and fitness habits. The only negative would be not knowing what to do with […]

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 […]

Treating Myself

October and what has passed of November have been a crazy busy! I have a million things going on: finishing the Ph.D. (I swear I’m really getting close to finishing), running a science outreach program, preparing for my second archery competition (a team affair with specified training times), and volunteering a bit of my time at […]

Never Ending Blood Work

Friday morning I had yet another doctor’s appointment. This time, it was to get a referral for a sleep study to check for sleep apnea. I know I’ve snored for a long time, but my hubby mentioned that at times it almost seems as though I’ve stopped breathing. Perhaps it is just that I have stopped […]

The Spoonie and Yoga

From the very beginning of my journey with chronic pain, I was sure of one thing: I was willing to think outside the box when it came to treatment strategies. As I began to figure out, appointment after frustrating appointment, this was a complicated situation so the solution to getting my life back would likely […]

The Sleep-Pain Conundrum

I love sleep. My problem is that sleep doesn’t seem to love me back. I think all manner of spoonies can relate to this issue. We are all well aware of how important sleep is to pain management. Our bodies just don’t seem to care. Sleep disturbances is one of the hallmarks of fibromyalgia. The […]

Fibro Friendly Wardrobe

A lot of times when someone discovers I have fibromyalgia, they often ask me what are some of the symptoms. Often I want to reply, “How much time do you have?” because there are so many symptoms that are associated with fibromyalgia. When thinking about what to include in this blog, one of my first […]

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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