A Destination Starts at the Beginning – Fibromyalgia Warrior

On January 1st, after a year of driving Uber and Lyft while finishing his trading courses, my husband became a full-time day trader. He (Jeff) had been a maintenance technician for almost 20 years, this was a significant career risk! He was hanging up his tool belt for an unknown Continue Reading

Talking Bluntly about Night Time Chronic Pain – Fibromyalgia Warrior

September is National Pain Awareness Month. I have a chronic pain disease called Fibromyalgia Syndrome. You can read what fibro is: here. (This is a typical night for me. I describe it as follows.) I think the hardest thing for a person with chronic pain is to tell you how they Continue Reading

The ‘Impact’ of Parking (The Rolling Stone) – Fibromyalgia Warrior

We own a Keystone Impact 359. This is a 5th Wheel Toy Hauler named the Rolling Stone. It is 39′ long, approximately 13,000 pounds at dry weight. We pull the Rolling Stone with a Chevy Silverado 3500 diesel. It is a lot to handle! Driving down the road with this Continue Reading

Three of My Cheaters to Fight Pain – Fibromyalgia Warrior

If you know me, then you know I call things I use to assist me when I have painful flare; cheaters! I don’t know why. Here are three of my cheaters just for you! Consider it an early Christmas Gift… 1. Tommy Copper Hello, Tommy Copper! Why haven’t I tried this Continue Reading

This is Fibromyalgia on the Road – Fibromyalgia Warrior

We have been on the road for two solid months. I can tell you now how this lifestyle is working for my health. Physically and Mentally. First, I want to be straight up with you. RVing was an option the hubby and I found very appealing for us. The actual Continue Reading

Did You Get ‘Woke’? – Fibromyalgia Warrior

I had charts, dates, names, links, more charts, historical references… more bull shit than you could wade through in a month ready to go in an ‘awesome’ post. I would “teach” and I would “preach” and I would present factual data until I could prove to you that I am Continue Reading

The Fibromyalgia Cure? OK, Let’s Talk About This… – Fibromyalgia Warrior

There is a NEW cure for fibromyalgia plastered on FaceBook! Yep. They have done it! AGAIN! Another cure for us fibro sufferers, for crying out loud! It is about time!!!  (Really?) Well, let’s talk about this… Here is the hook… Ok. There is a blood test called the FM/a to Continue Reading

The Time to Pause – Fibromyalgia Warrior

Recently, I returned to blogging after a short hiatus. While I was absent from blogging, the coronavirus enveloped the country… the world, in fact. People are unemployed, losing their homes, having a difficult time even maintaining the essential home grocery and cleaning items. The saddest part, people are dying. Does Continue Reading

Hello? Is It Me You’re Looking For? – Fibromyalgia Warrior

I’m back! My two-month blogging hiatus has expired, so let’s catch up! Here we go! Let’s get this out of the way; COVID-19. Hoarding, isolating, and assigning blame in the MOST fascinating ways. (Seriously?) Well, this has certainly been a fine example of how people behave in a crisis. I Continue Reading