6 tips for better sleep with chronic pain

6 tips for better sleep with chronic pain

This post contains affiliate links, please see my disclosure policy for more details.  Getting to sleep and staying there is one the most difficult struggles that comes from living with chronic pain. For me, I deal with pain by distracting myself, but I get in trouble come nighttime when there are no more distractions. At night when […]

5 kitchen and cooking tips for fibromyalgia

5 kitchen and cooking tips for fibromyalgia

When you have Fibromyalgia or any other chronic illness it’s really important to eat healthy, but cooking from scratch often seems like a daunting task. Some days it’s too tiring to stand, some days your hands are too stiff to cooperate, some days your pain levels are too high, and some days you are just […]

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Chronic Mom’s 10 most popular posts of 2016

2016 has been an interesting year for me. I’ve finally been healthy enough that I’ve been able to put some effort into my blog (6 kidney stones and a gall bladder removal couldn’t even stop me), and because of that it has grown significantly. I’ve loved being able to reach more people and being able […]

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How I fake my Fibromyalgia symptoms

When I’m faking my favorite thing to do is to pretend that I’m exhausted. It can be somewhat taxing to always look like I’ve got an endless version of the flu, but if I apply myself I can really pull it off. When I can’t get up off the couch because of my “exhaustion” I’m […]

10 things people with Fibromyalgia really want for gifts this year

10 things people with Fibromyalgia really want as gifts this year

For people to realize that Fibromyalgia is not fake and is a legitimate illness that has been around for a long time. Unfortunately because Fibromyalgia mostly affects women, it has never been taken seriously.  It would be amazing if people  reacted to a Fibromyalgia diagnosis with support, not judgement and skepticism. 2.  To have the CDC, DEA, government […]