So your Fibromyalgia is flaring and kicking your butt. What now? Part 2: Dealing with a Fibromyalgia flare.

When symptoms temporarily increase in number or intensity, it is called a flare or flare-up. Flare-ups can happen without warning and are mostly likely to occur if a person with fibromyalgia is stressed or under a lot of pressure. A flare-up can last anywhere from a few days to weeks at a time. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com  Right now I am the right person to…… Continue reading So your Fibromyalgia is flaring and kicking your butt. What now? Part 2: Dealing with a Fibromyalgia flare.

“You won’t be in pain if you learn to cope with things properly”. No. That’s a lie. That is not how Fibromyalgia works. Let me explain it to you.

Part 1 of this complicated disease There is so much out there about fibromyalgia. I was first diagnosed 13 years ago and totally resisted the diagnosis. It didn’t help that I immediately developed gruesome side effects from the medication for the fibromyalgia. I told myself that it was a sign. I was not going to…… Continue reading “You won’t be in pain if you learn to cope with things properly”. No. That’s a lie. That is not how Fibromyalgia works. Let me explain it to you.

Labelled Disabled. The Struggle.

More than 18 months ago I went on to temporary disability. The hope was that during that time I would get better enough to resume employment. I worked hard at it. I even tried following the crazy regimen of medication the one specialist had me on. I tried. During this time I would see an…… Continue reading Labelled Disabled. The Struggle.

Some quick facts and stats about Lupus

The aim of this blog was always to create awareness about Lupus. Here are some quick infographics about Lupus I’ve experienced this first hand. #truestory I am currently on disability. I will be doing a blog about the financial strain of Lupus in the next few weeks. Spoiler alert. It’s a horror movie. Lupus is…… Continue reading Some quick facts and stats about Lupus

And still I rise…

A little while back I faced something that for a while brought me to my knees. You see I had developed PTSD from a protracted period of time that was my own personal horror. It was absolutely awful. It caused me extreme anxiety, mental stress, panic attacks, depression, caused my Lupus and Fibromyalgia to almost…… Continue reading And still I rise…

A dark time…

Not quite myself. Going through alot of emotional and mental stress that has now affected my body. So on top of major emotional and mental torment it’s now affecting my body. My pain levels have increased massively. My fatigue levels are insane. Maybe once this all over I can share some of it with you……… Continue reading A dark time…