Q: How am I ok with this??

A: Well, there are endless reasons, but let me begin by saying how PROUD I am of my husband! He hit his 30lb weight loss goal and is feeling and looking better than ever! Explanation for my not being defeated, for my head held high, and my motivation to keep GROWING? I have already had … Continue reading Q: How am I ok with this??

“I’m sick of losing soulmates.”

*Explicit song lyrics* "I can take the hit, but I'm sorry - I don't want the bruise." - "Headspace" by Lewis Capaldi Loyalty is a lifestyle - not a choice, but it's a lifestyle that people just don't chose to live anymore. Unfortunately, fibromyalgia and Sjögren's Syndrome choose the loyal behavior far more often than … Continue reading “I’m sick of losing soulmates.”

I dare you.

And all of the doctors sang in a harmonious tune "we told you so". I just don't like to be told what to do. 🤷🏻‍♀️ You go to a doctor for help. And I'm not sorry for expecting a solution in any case - especially for my chronic illnesses. If I had a dollar for … Continue reading I dare you.

Apps That Help Me Out

I have quite a few apps on my phone... mixed with music, I'm always "forced" (psh forced😂) to get the highest memory holding phone that AT&T has available. If you are struggling with any of these issues, I strongly suggest you trying these apps out and seeing how they help you as they have helped … Continue reading Apps That Help Me Out

Research Your Diagnosis Until…

Until. Just until. The word "Fibromyalgia" entered my life and medical charts during the year 2015. I'm not sure I've ever had a more difficult year. I remember asking my manager to go home because I didn't feel well... He asked me "What's wrong? What is it that doesn't feel well?" And I replied: "Everything. … Continue reading Research Your Diagnosis Until…

I Don’t Think You Heard Me Correctly…

Listen to your patient. No. I mean really listen. Let's put this office visit into perspective: Your patient has been getting to know his/her body for the length of their lifetime. ....Have you been there with them? Have you felt what they've felt? Grown up how they've grown up? Been exposed to the same chemicals/radiation/preservatives... … Continue reading I Don’t Think You Heard Me Correctly…