Does Your Pain Have a Purpose? Fibro Pain

Hard to believe that our pain actually could have a purpose? But, hold that thought… This time 2 years ago, I was just days away from a car accident which would have a dramatic effect on my life in terms of both physical and emotional pain. Thankfully, I was not Continue Reading

Fibro Warrior? That’s What We’ll Become

Fate whispers to the warrior, “you cannot withstand the storm.” And the warrior whispers back “I am the storm.” ~ unknown I love this “warrior” quote and have referred back to it many times throughout my battles with chronic pain. It is the defiance of answering fate back that most Continue Reading

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