When one person gets CFS, Fibromyalgia or any type of illness that is chronic, it becomes a family illness. Everyone who we are close to in our lives becomes affected by our physical limitations and how the illnesses also … [Read more...] about The Pressure to Feel Well
On March 10th, Lynne Matallana, the National Fibromyalgia President, sent out an email updating the Fibromyalgia community on all of the happenings over the past year with the organization and the reason for the disconnect … [Read more...] about Latest Video Message from NFA President
There are many times I will think about something that bothers me regarding my health issues and feel this desperate need to write about it. But as I've mentioned before, it can be challenging and frightening putting your … [Read more...] about When You Make Your Life Public, Expect that Criticism Will Follow
How many of us have heard people say, or have been guilty ourselves of saying that we have too much to do right now, too much life to live and that "I'll sleep when I'm dead"? I would almost guarantee that probably just … [Read more...] about The “I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead” Theory
The National Fibromyalgia Association has finally released a message from the president and founder, Lynne Matallana, after the long silence and Fibro community now sure what was happening with the organization. There was … [Read more...] about President’s Message from National Fibromyalgia Association
I have been noticing a growing trend lately among CFS & Fibromyalgia communities where discontent and drama are becoming as regular as if I were watching a soap opera on television. What is happening to our once united … [Read more...] about When Did the CFS & Fibro Community Become So Ungrateful?
.. Finding Footwear With Fibromyalgia To deal with my foot pain, the number one thing I look for in shoes is a good amount of cushion. I used to like a hard-soled shoe like Birkenstocks, but I can't tolerate those at … [Read more...] about ME/CFS & Fibromyalgia Around the Web
I have written a poem to be included as part of the Fighting Fatigue Fighting Back Challenge website and I hope you all enjoy it! It is called "Out of the Rain". Please click HERE to read it. Don't forget to submit your … [Read more...] about Fighting Back Challenge Poem Submission
I am normally not a very emotional person and I don't cry a lot. My son and I were just talking about crying the other week and I told him that it was okay to cry and he said, "But mom, you don't cry". I told him I have cried … [Read more...] about Breakdown At Doctor’s Office Yesterday – Maybe A Breakthrough?
I have some exciting new stories posted on the Fighting Fatigue Fighting Back Challenge website! Both of these ladies are very inspirational and have done remarkable things for the CFS & Fibromyalgia community! Just … [Read more...] about Check Out the Latest “Fighting Back Challenge” Stories!