Get a Clue, I’m Not Your Opinion.

Everyone seems to have an opinion, but not all have a clue. Carefully and continuously decide who to surround your self with. Those who can influence your decisions and whose judgments you take to heart must be conscientiously chosen. The more public you become, the more vulnerable you become. Make good choices. You are the company you…

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Five Foot Two.

I watched Lady Gaga’s documentary, tonight. She is very happy with her career at the moment, not her love life. She has a masseuse for when she cries in pain and a chiropractor for her hip. A nurse to give her medications, and a gaggle of Gaga helpers. I honestly do not know if she can dress…

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Me, the Dentist, and You.

I made ‘a little trip to the dentist’ into a day out with yours truly!  So just for fun, come with me to the dentist! Disclaimer: I am beyond obsessed with my new purse. Amateur hour videos; I am horrible at the entire process and I know it. Dentist; I am not a dental fan and stay…

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A Scolded Child.

I think I am devastated. Well, that is a bit over dramatic. Maybe I am pissed-off? No. Frustrated? Maybe. I think I’m just sad, tired and done. I’m really not surprised. I’m really not even angry. I feel a bit like a scolded child, but this too shall pass … so what happened? I was asked…

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Get Gaga Ready, Put on Your Poker Face.

Yes, the media released Lady Gaga’s announcement that she has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia. The millionaire pop culture performer has fibromyalgia. If Lady Gaga can be up on that stage, dancing and singing, so can we! Right? Well, get ready to be compared to fibromyalgia’s new face because that is who you are now up against.…

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Restless Legs Syndrome

Those legs … those damn restless legs. Those of you who have Restless Legs Syndrome know what I’m talking about. Those who don’t, it is the feeling of needing to move your legs so badly that you cannot sleep, you can not relax. You must get up and move while praying you don’t fall over because…

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Pick Your Box

Have you ever heard of people talking about a fibromyalgia toolbox? Well, a fibromyalgia toolbox is a real ‘idea’. There is no definition. It is basically an emergency kit for fibromyalgia flares. When you are in a fibromyalgia flare, you are in much more pain, you are beyond exhausted and you may be in a fibro…

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I Will Not Fold!

I am going to be fifty years old this Sunday. Fifty. 5-0. I am going to hit the big one! This is going to get real! This shit is gonna happen. Do I take it like a boss? Do I drink the Kool-aid? Do I buy the ticket and stay on the ride? I can’t…

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The Valient Blogger

I have received the Valiant Blogger Award! I was nominated by my friend Terri, who blogs on Reclaiming Hope. I am so excited to receive this award and I thank Terri for her friendship and informative and creative blogs. She definitely deserved this award and will be featured in the Hall of Valor. I learn…

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The Trinity of the Fibro Life!

There are three things that make up the trinity of life with fibromyalgia; Know who you are. Invest in yourself. Think before you speak.   If you can incorporate these three things into the life you lead. You will master the trinity of the fibro life!   Know who you are: Sounds simple enough but is…

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We are Threshold People.

  And the mighty battle call goes out, “I will not be defined by my disease!” Well, surprise! You definitely are. There is a word used to describe people in society whose place or status in society remains static, anonymous, and basically unimportant. This word is “liminality”. (You can thank the anthropologists for this one!)…

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