Fibromyalgia

5 Things to Remember When Reality Hits

5 Things to Remember When Reality Hits

Good Morning, Readers! I’d like to begin today’s discussion by acknowledging that: I am not God and I cannot and should not have the crazy mindset that It’s my responsibility to solve every problem. 

Acquiring an Energy Boost Without a Reliable Power Source

Acquiring an Energy Boost Without a Reliable Power Source

Ah yes…the energy topic. This is by far one of two major symptoms survivors of traumatic brain injury have to struggle with. Yes, we have a physical power source (aka, our brain) but it’s injured and may not run as efficiently as it should. Therefore, […]

When Life Gives You Lemons

When Life Gives You Lemons

You know the saying “when life gives you lemons…” you’re supposed to make lemonade. Well, what happens when life throws those lemons and say, causes a concussion? It’s not as easy to make that lemonade now is it?

Understanding the Hedge Maze of Chronic Illness

Understanding the Hedge Maze of Chronic Illness

As I woke up this morning, my brain once again continued its never-ending attempt by traveling at light speed. I had so many thoughts, ideas, and questions that seem to collide with each other too early in the morning. I’m trying something different with my […]

4 Ways to Endure the Feeling of “Looking Like a Potato”

4 Ways to Endure the Feeling of “Looking Like a Potato”

May seem like a funny joke on Facebook when women complain about waking up in the morning, looking into the mirror, and coming to the realization that they feel/look like an exact replica of a potato.

When Simple Tasks Feel Like Having a Full Time Career

When Simple Tasks Feel Like Having a Full Time Career

You go to bed at a decent time each night. You wake up once you have 8+ hours of sleep, but you feel like you’ve had 2 hours. The day begins with you dragging yourself out of bed with the added pain and muscle cramping. […]