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

Explaining Fibromyalgia to Family & Friends

….it’s not that easy! When it comes to Explaining Fibromyalgia to Family & Friends, it’s a tough one. It isn’t something that comes easily to them or even to you for that matter. No matter how long you have battled with the condition, the reality is that you will always Continue Reading

Why Staying in Your Comfort Zone Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be – Fibro Warrior

Who doesn’t love their comfort zone? You know the place; where it’s all cosy, warm, snuggly and safe, very safe! When you are battling a chronic condition, our comfort zone is our sanctuary. It is the place where we know our limitations. We recognise our abilities, so don’t really have 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