The Flares of Our Lives – Soapy Drama for Pain Awareness: A little humor can go a long way with re-imagined soap operas and facts for Pain Awareness Month.
8 Women in Pain Health Bloggers You Should Follow Last year I started an awareness campaign to highlight women in pain health bloggers that you should follow. This is my 2021 edition. Read on to learn more about these incredible women and the work they are doing to assist and inspire chronic pain patients around […]
Severe ME Awareness Day is August 8.
I’m posting for awareness today for my fellow ME patients who are classified as ‘severe’ and ‘very severe’ MECFS patients. Many of them are completely bed bound and haven’t been able to walk, eat, talk, or get out of bed in years.
Costochondritis: Coping with chest wall pain with arthritis and fibromyalgia
What is costochondritis? Why does it happen? How is it diagnosed and treated?
How do I describe my chronic pain to my doctor? As a veteran patient who has been living with pain for 12+ years, this question comes up a lot! I’ve done my best to answer this for you from my perspective as a patient in Taiwan coping with a healthcare system that is not in my native language.
In honor of May being Fibromyalgia Awareness Month and May 12 as Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, fibromyalgia bloggers reveal their best tips for living your best life with fibromyalgia. This is a collaboration with the Fibromyalgia Blogger Directory Community in honor of World Fibromyalgia Day.
As someone who has been living with fibromyalgia officially since 2014 and unofficially for many years before that, I’ve discovered some great tips for living with fibromyalgia. I’d like to share my tips with you today since they have proved to be helpful to patients who are new to fibro and for veteran patients who […]
April is Sarcoidosis Awareness Month and April 13, being World Sarcoidosis Day, I’ve dedicated this post to my brother who had sarcoidosis.
Throat pain and voice problems with Fibromyalgia is a symptom of severe fibromyalgia that most people don’t talk about or mention. Learn more about fibromyalgia complications here.
Why Do Blood Draws Make Me Sick? Are you an FM/MECFS patient that experiences a flare-up of symptoms or a PEM crash from blood draws? If yes, I’d love to hear from you!