The National Fibromyalgia Association has some great articles this month on Fibromyalgia and coping skills for you and your family. Check some of these out:
- Chronic pain adds an extra challenge to every task, to every relationship, to every aspect of lifeand parenting is no exception.
- My grandsons Sam and Will, healthily boisterous much of the time, astonish me with their capacity to be ministering angelsquiet, gentle, and wise. They learned early in their lives exactly how to climb up on my bed without inflicting pain
- I am a mother of three, soon to be four. My kids are 9, 6, and 2, and the baby is due in June. My major FM symptoms started after I had my second child, so I have been dealing with parenting and fibro for about six years.
- Life with a newborn is overwhelming and exhausting, even for healthy parents. So whats a new mom with fibromyalgia to do? These simple steps can help you survive and enjoy the first few months of your babys life.
- How was I going to manage it with my fibromyalgiawith my neck, head, shoulder, arm, hand, wrist pain, daily migraines, and chronic fatigue? Could I handle the demands of breastfeeding with its around-the-clock feedings?
- Coping with a newborn baby can seem rather daunting when you live with the pain and fatigue of fibromyalgia. It can be hard enough to look after yourself, let alone a tiny infant who is going to demand your attention.