The Hard Way or The Easy Way?

I can beat the shit out of myself on a daily basis! This has to be stopped. I have to move further into acceptance. Liking myself, realizing I am where I am today and be OK with that. I need to remember I am doing my best with the knowledge I have at this moment…

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The Blood Test for Fibromyalgia is Here!

This is a joke, right? No! The FM/a blood test will put an end to the question, “How do I know if I have fibromyalgia?” In March 2016, the FM/a blood test was FDA approved and is covered by most health insurance. If you need proof, here is your blood test. The FM/a blood test…

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Breakthrough! There are TYPES of Fibromyalgia!

There is a website called, Great Americans. An individual named Court Johnson wrote the following article; Small Nerve Fiber Study Finds Different Kinds of Fibromyalgia Exist. on the site called Great Americans. Finally! Between Court Johnson’s article, Wiki, and me, I’m going to try to break it down for you. starting with what we know. Fibromyalgia is…

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I’ve been Plagiarized!

Last Update: 11/7/2017. Angela Wise has retracted her apology and any acknowledgment of copying my writing… Update: 11/7/2017. Was acknowledged for writing the 7th stage with an apology that my name had been overlooked. That is all I wanted. Thanks to everyone who wrote her a comment, I appreciate your support. ~K. Update: 11/6/2017. Was finally…

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Fibromyalgia and PTSD linked!

Time to talk to your doctor! If you have Fibromyalgia, you probably have post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). There is one group of individuals that seem not to test positive for PTSD and those are the individuals who suffer from fibro and stomach conditions like achalasia and dyspepsia. Those stomach conditions can be linked to fibro but…

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What is Your Truth?

This is your disease telling you what to feel, how to feel… where are your thoughts in this process? What is your truth? According to The 7th Stage of Fibromyalgia,  you would be in stage 5, possibly moving into stage 6. This is a tough time because you realize, this illness is not going anywhere. You have…

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For All The Shadow Boxers!

First and foremost, thank you! I co-wrote the book, The Shadow Boxers, Fighting Fibromyalgia, Your Personal Journal. This is the FIRST interactive journal about Fibromyalgia Syndrome to be published on Amazon -ever- and it is being used by a publishing company as a template for their publishers to assist others writers publish interactive journals. I am…

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Even The Wind Screams

Even The Wind Screams ~ Sometimes I hear the wind, It howls, Cries out my name. I ignore it, exhaling steam. ~ The tips are my ears are numb. I can hear the cries, In the wind, screaming lies of my sin. ~ Howl and scream, You bitter wind. I have no need, for your…

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Winter, We Can DO THIS!

Why do I dread winter so much? Why do I think it is so agonizing? I am miserable in the heat and humidity just as much as the cold! I live in Minnesota and you can definitely get warmer by putting on more, but there is only so much you can take off! This winter I am vowing to…

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Love and Anxiety

Psychology today defined anxiety as; “a normal reaction to stress.” For some of us, this is the case, for others, it goes much deeper than that. What does anxiety really feel like? It is feeling that everything in your life is broken and needs immediate attention! Heart palpitations, sweat, panic, fear, finding it hard to breathe, and…

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Restless Leg Syndrome Progressing To Elbows? Yes!

I have talked about restless legs a number of times. Unfortunately, over the past few months, I have started experiencing the same symptoms in my elbows. Concerning. Unbelievable. Extremely uncomfortable! I’m in a ‘what next?’ mentality. So, I’ve done the research, have the medications but even the medications by themselves are not enough. I have added my top…

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