Empathy & Tough Love Comes with Chronic Illness

In order to stay sane, I always try to find the silver lining in the world of chronic illness. I think one of the true blessings of being sick is that it has helped me to be more empathetic towards … [Read more...]

CFS & Fibromyalgia: It’s A Winter Storm Every Day

When I woke up this morning, I could tell before I even got out of bed what the weather was like outside. No I’m not a psychic but my body can tell you whatever it is you want to know about the … [Read more...]

FDA Limits Acetaminophen/Opioid Combination Dosages

The FDA announced yesterday, 1/13/11, that they were asking manufacturers of prescription acetaminophen and opioid combination medications to 325 mg. per capsule, tablet or dosage unit, whatever may … [Read more...]

Study Links Obesity & Fibromyalgia – Not Sure I Completely Agree

A new study that was recently conducted at the University of Utah says that there is a possible link between obesity and an increased severity of Fibromyalgia symptoms.  The report says that some … [Read more...]

CFS & Fibromyalgia Symptoms Flare In Cold Weather

The weather is as unpredictable as our ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia symptoms can be.  I find that I personally struggle the most with symptoms flaring when the weather and temperatures are at extremes - … [Read more...]