Do you start feeling rundown, and have an increase in fibromyalgia symptoms every Year around late October and do not feel better until the following April or May?
You are not alone in this problem, more than 50% of fibromyalgia sufferers report symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder. Continue reading Fibromyalgia and Seasonal Affective Disorder
Don’t let fibromyalgia ruin your holiday fun!
Continue reading FIBROMYALGIA THANKSGIVING
Do not let fibromyalgia flare ups ruin your summer!!
Okay, it is summertime and like all of us, you have possibly overdone it in some way. Overcome summer time flare-up by learning to plan ahead. Continue reading Fibromyalgia Flare-up
Tips on how to not let fibromyalgia ruin your holidays
Here, in the United States, the busy holiday season is upon us. I do hope you have set down and made your plans to enjoy this season for what it really is…a time for family. The beauty in any traditional Continue reading Enjoying Holiday Festivities
“Tips on dealing with stress”
Sometimes stress is very hard to ignore. All we can do is do our best to follow the rules for avoiding “extra stress”…they really do help flare-ups to be less intense. Continue reading Stressful Flare-ups
Why is it so important to set goals?
When you are dealt a heavy blow like fibromyalgia, it is all too easy to become so overwhelmed that it is hard to imagine any way to regain any semblance of a normal life beyond that little thread of hope that there is some medicine out there that will do it all and presto! You will have your life back to normal again. Continue reading Fibromyalgia – Setting Goals
Tips on avoiding flare-ups during busy times of the year
September to January are very busy months….We have some of our busiest holidays, events and family activities during this time of the year. In order to enjoy them without suffering painful fibromyalgia flare-ups, I know that I need to start paying very close attention to my pacing and stress-prevention strategies now….before the season really gets under way. If I do not do this, I will be too stressed out physically and mentally to enjoy the holidays with my family. Continue reading Pain and Stress Relief
Setting priorities will help you through the fibromyalgia maze
It is an incredible experience to suddenly come face to face with something as overwhelming as fibromyalgia. fibromyalgia can affect your body in so many ways. At first, you have no name for it and then, when you do have a name for it, there is no cure. Continue reading Choosing Your Priorities