Sadness, Peace, Resignation

There is a sadness that never really leaves me, it’s always there, and I have been trying to figure out what that sadness is, what it’s about.  When I saw this quote, I realized, the sadness is about being tired of being tired, of the Fibromyalgia crashes etc.., tired of regret for past screw-ups, relationships […]

Healing, Not One Size Fits All

I had a hysterectomy a few weeks ago and today had a follow up with one of the specialists, to see how the recovery is going and all that.  After the exam I am told that internal stitches have yet to dissolve, and to boot, my menopause has kicked in, hot flashes and all.  I […]

Prison Is A Choice

The endometriosis and one or two other issues have made it so I really don’t go anywhere, other than my immediate neighborhood or doctor’s appointments.  This could become a prison if I allow it to be.  Instead I have begun taking notes of what I see, observe that catches my eye, so that I can […]

Worst Type of Crying

  It was about 5 am and the endometriosis pain, bloating was pretty bad and I had just taken an adviil.  I reside with my elderly mom, who is 95, and she had gone to bed.  I thought of who I used to be, this dynamo who used to hang out in the Village with her […]

Fibromyalgia and the Battle Within

Right now I am on 900 mcg of gabapentin and topomax 75 mcg, and get shots periodically to help with the pain, joints, the overall everyday pain and discomfort that Fibro brings.  However, I am starting to once again feel the overall joint pains and discomfort after it has calmed down for a bit.  For some […]

Once Again Faith Kept It Together For Me

I went for my next to last IV Vitamin infusion today, one of a series of six in three weeks, after having done a series of three already a few weeks back.  Today, the girl was distracted and not paying attention to which needle she was using for the IV or the amount of pressure […]

Vertigo Reminding Me of Balance

Letting go helps us to to live in a more peaceful state of mind and helps restore our balance. It allows others to be responsible for themselves and for us to take our hands off situations that do not belong to us. This frees us from unnecessary stress. Melody Beattle For the past few days, […]

Sleep Apnea Test, Sono and Mammo Oye!

As I think of these two tests coming up, the sleep apnea test and the breast mammogram and sonogram, they have to do both as I have cystic tendencies, and so they need both for a proper assessment, I have to admit, there’s a bit of chill in the air.  But I have faith, so there […]

Things To Know About Life With Fibromyalgia

“Illness and death are not signs of failure; what is a failure is not living. Our goal is learning to live joyously and lovingly”-Bernie Siegel Normally fibromyalgia starts with muscular pain in legs and hips, then it will result in fatigue and finally leads to insomnia (sleeping problems). When you  are first diagnosed with fibromyalgia […]

Not On Schedule, OY!

Consider going premium and check out https://youtube/kappelloarts I had it pretty much planned out.  I had the plan for what I was going to record and have posted for Thanksgiving and prior to Advent, had a plan, was going to work out great.  I should have remembered.  What should I have remembered?  The best laid […]