An Interactive Journal Just For You!

We have covered some of the 6 healthy habits to develop in order to live your best life with fibromyalgia, those that have been reading these habits know that they can be applied to almost any time in your life that creates a huge change, negative or positive. These habits are just part of the…

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Develop Your Own Coping Skills

We are continuing with the 6 healthy habits found in the book, The Shadow Boxers: Fighting Fibromyalgia Your Personal Journal  If you have missed any so far they are as follows; Know Thyself {Know Thyself.} Adjust your Attitude {Adjust Your Attitude } The third healthy habit to develop is Develop Your Own Coping Skills in order to live your best life…

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Adjust Your Attitude

We will continue with the Six Healthy Habits to develop to live your life successfully with Fibromyalgia. We covered #1. Know Thyself {Know Thyself. } Today we will look at #2. Adjust Your Attitude. As a reminder: To learn to Adjust Your Attitude, you must have taken the time to allow the grieving process to run…

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Know Thyself.

A while ago I blogged about six healthy habits to develop for living your best life with fibromyalgia. Know Thyself is the first habit you will need to develop. I also wrote about these habits in my book, (Co-author, Karen Anderson) The Shadow Boxers: Fighting Fibromyalgia Your Personal Journal I want to discuss all of these…

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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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