managing fibromyalgia in heat and humidity

Managing Fibromyalgia in Heat and Humidity

This post contains affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy for details.  In a few weeks I’m going camping… In July… In Louisiana… Just writing that makes me start to sweat. Clearly I have a screw loose for agreeing to do such a thing, especially after complaining about how much I hate summer. However, I […]

7 reasons summer is the worst

7 reasons summer is the worst

It’s that time again. Time for sun, sweat, and bugs. Time to run the AC nonstop while you close the blinds and pretend you live in a cave. Time for swollen hands and legs and increased pain levels. Ah, there’s nothing like the magic of summer. If you’re lucky enough to live in a climate […]

7 surprising ways to exercise with chronic pain

7 surprising ways to exercise with chronic pain

When you live with chronic pain or Fibromyalgia all you hear is exercise exercise exercise. Because when just getting out of bed is accomplishment, of course you should go running because it will surely be good for you. Because this advice just won’t go away, I’ve come up with a few things that I do […]

6 reasons chronic pain is the worst

6 reasons chronic pain is the worst

Because living with chronic pain is not easy. You have to pretend to be sympathetic to other people’s pain- When someone is going on and on about how much they hurt after running ten miles it’s all you can do not to punch them. Instead you paste a sympathetic look on your face and agree that […]

why i use humor to cope with chronic illness

Why I use humor to cope with chronic illness

Chronic illness isn’t funny I don’t know why you would write something like this This is in poor taste I don’t appreciate people laughing about illness This reflects badly on Fibromyalgia because people will think it’s real These are just some of the comments I get on my humorous chronic illness posts, and I always […]