Some Info for the Uninformed

Fibromyalgia is the bucket diagnosis (IMO) – used to give a name to the following list of symptoms. Fatigue Morning stiffness Tingling, pain or numbness in hands and feet Headaches, including migraines Irritable bowel syndrome Sleep disturbances/insomnia Cognitive dysfunction with thinking and memory (sometimes called “fibro-fog”) Painful periods Allodynia (Painful to be touched) Sound sensitivity,…

Could’ve been written by me

Full credit to http://fibrowomen.com/my-mom-has-fibromyalgia-reading-this-made-me-cry-for-her/ Chronic pain is increasingly rampant today. However, chronic pain and chronic diseases are often invisible. In many cases there are no plasters, visible rashes or nasal discharge involved. Those who suffer from chronic pain often appear “normal”, perhaps a little more fragile or sad than average. I suffered from chronic headaches…

Hospital day

Today is a hospital day ( for people like me, 1 of many you attend each year). This one is because of my messed up sinuses – they’ve given me pain and problems for almost a decade but none of my Drs bothered to do more than issue antibiotics… until my new Dr last year……