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I’m a married 31 year-old who has been diagnosed with fibromylagia for 12 years. I am on a quest to raise awareness and help others by sharing information and staying positive. Read more
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Things aren’t Always what They Appear

A few months ago I read an article in Coastal Living magazine while on an airplane. The story itself was interesting, but I couldn’t help but think about the parallels into the life of someone living with fibromyalgia. The article was about a doctor of biomedical research, Dr. Gary Greenberg, who had invented 3-D HD [...]

To be like Betty White…

When I’m 90 years old I hope to be like Betty White…on multiple levels. This was one of the thoughts I had last month while watching her 90th birthday special, followed by her new show, Betty White’s Off Their Rockers. She seems to enjoy and love life so much! At 90 I think it is safe [...]

Judgments are Rarely Good

I think one thing that living with fibromyalgia, or really any chronic illness, does is reinforce the old saying, “Don’t judge a book by its cover.” The most obvious relation is that when someone has an invisible illness their appearance rarely mirrors how they are feeling. We may see a person who smiles and looks [...]

Laugh the Pain Away!

This month a study was published in Proceedings B that showed laughter’s ability to reduce pain. Sounds fantastic, right?! In multiple experiments, people were given painful stimuli, such as skin contact with very cold temperatures, difficult exercises and tightening blood pressure cuffs. Their pain tolerance was measured, both before and after participants watched video clips [...]