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 […]

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 […]

keeping track of your illness with Gut Storylines

Keeping track of your illness with Gut Health Storylines

I have been given this product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company. Having a chronic illness sometimes feels like a full time job. You feel like […]

when your chronic illness leaves you feeling alone

When your chronic illness leaves you feeling alone

There’s a moment when it hits you, that because of your illness you’ve been forgotten. You’ve tried to stay around, to not disappear every time your pain level spikes, to help out other people even when you’re hurting, but it wasn’t good enough. You did everything to pretend that you were well so that you […]

coping with the stress of being sick

Coping with the stress of being sick

 Being chronically ill comes with a lot of stress. Off the top of my head I can think of a number of ways illness causes stress: Trying to find a doctor who will help you Managing prescriptions Going without sleep for long periods of time Trying to manage the impacts of illness on your relationships […]