May 12th is Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome International Awareness Day – Show Your Support

May 12th is International Awareness day for the following Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases: Fibromyalgia, Gulf War Syndrome, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS). May 12th was chosen because it's Florence Nightingale's birthday. Ms. Nightingale was an English army nurse and also a pioneer in what would become the International Red Cross …

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Chronic Illness: Generational Effects

At the tender age of 12 the doctor told me that my mom had only two months to live. It was news that I couldn’t fully process at that age, maybe it sent me spiraling into a state of shock. I don’t know, but luckily, my mom was tough as nails, and I didn’t have …

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Fibromyalgia + Sugar = Ouch

Let’s just get that red tape out of the way… This is my personal experience. I’m a no-longer-able-to-work-due-to-chronic-illness legal/compliance person, but by no means am I a health care professional, in any way. If you or someone you know have been diagnosed with an unsolved mystery illness, like fibromyalgia (FM), you may have taken to …

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Blogger Recognition Award

What a lovely surprise to be nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award! I would like to thank Nicole over at CoolNCreative for the nomination! When you have a moment, and if you haven't already, check out her blog, https://coolncreative.wordpress.com/. It's fun, upbeat, and covers a wide variety of topics, ranging from crafts to day-to-day life! …

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Fitbit Charge 2 Review

Let’s get the fine print out of the way. I’m not being paid by fitbit to endorse their product, I’m simply providing my experience and how I’m using the tracker to try and help my body better heal from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (MECFS). I have not discussed using the fitbit with my doctors, but I …

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