Lamenting the Love of a Bath

Do you suffer while showering as a fibromyalgia patient? Share to show your support! One of the curses of having Fibromyalgia is something called “allodynia”. Allodynia (Ancient Greek άλλος állos “other” and οδύνη odúnē “pain”) refers to central pain sensitization (increased response of neurons) following normally non-painful, often repetitive, stimulation. Allodynia can lead to the triggering...

Blaming Myself

How do you keep your faith and hope? Share to show your support! I used to blame myself for having Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain and not being able to do things like everyone else. I figured there must have been something I had done in my past to cause it. I was a pretty rebellious...

Top 3 Home Appliances for Fibromyalgia

Have you heard about these gadgets before? Share your ideas to increase awareness!   Fibromyalgia is a very debilitating condition, it comes with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and the medications that help with the pain make you sleepy or lightheaded in most cases. I’m a Civil Engineer, mother of 3 and I have been a...

Living With Fibromyalgia

Do you suffer from Fibromyalgia? Share your Story with us in the Comments! I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia five or six years ago. I thought that it would be impossible to live with. I had been exposed to every therapy possible, physical therapy, aqua therapy, needling, cortisone, and ultrasound. I had a breast reduction to...

Disabled? Not Me!

What kind of symptoms do you have? Show your support by Sharing the Blog! I’m a 41-year old Civil Engineer, mother of 3 and diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in 2013. I worked hard to keep my job (which I loved and miss to pieces), but the condition progressed rapidly and my contract was canceled, after 9...