My Scraps ‘n Spices Garden! Must see!

Look what I grew from just using kitchen scraps and raiding my spice rack! This is one of the ways you can do your bit for your environment and have the bonus of growing your own produce! This is the reveal from my first attempt at my little patch. It did so well that I … Continue reading My Scraps ‘n Spices Garden! Must see!

Covid Chronicles: Part 2

As Covid converged on us we seemed to just give into something that we thought was going to be a little blip on our radar. People were working from home, eating too much, baking banana bread and doing lots of TikTok challenges. We embraced that we were in lockdown and tried to make the most … Continue reading Covid Chronicles: Part 2

The darkness of depression. I’m here but I’m not present.

Alot of people have been reaching out to me. I've gone off the grid for more than a week which people know is very unlike me. I am sharing this post in the hopes that I will find some catharsis and perhaps that it helps someone else out there who needs this. I'm filled with … Continue reading The darkness of depression. I’m here but I’m not present.

Hyperbaric Chamber (Oxygen Tank) review

I'm here to be a guinea pig. We are desperate for relief and will try anything. If you've tried something new let me know so I can feature it here for all us chronic folk. So I've seen these hyperbaric chambers before. Basically oxygen therapy chambers and found them very intriguing. Where I went wrong … Continue reading Hyperbaric Chamber (Oxygen Tank) review

I am so over with this. Just done. There is a silver lining though and a secret I want to share with you.

I have been having a pain flare for 11 days now. 11 Days of excruciating pain. It literally robs you of days. Even weeks. It has literally robbed me of 11 days because I haven't gotten nearly enough done that I wanted to during this time. My life has been on pause. Everything has to … Continue reading I am so over with this. Just done. There is a silver lining though and a secret I want to share with you.

So guess where I was last night. No prizes for winning. My body is giving up on my behalf..

Here's a hint... I might as well set up a bed for myself here... make it comfy I'm tired. My body is tired and my mind is tired. Since Saturday last week, so 10 days of unrelenting pain. I'm not able to function even through copious amounts of medication. When the E.R doctor saw me … Continue reading So guess where I was last night. No prizes for winning. My body is giving up on my behalf..

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.

Confession time. What you didn’t know was really going on this week.

I had starting to feel stressed because of an extremely stressful situation. This time however I approached it differently. I have to take this time to say that I really did make a valiant attempt at taking a back seat. It was not easy at all ass this was something I would have been first … Continue reading Confession time. What you didn’t know was really going on this week.

“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.