Can Fibromyalgia Be Cured?

Whether fibromyalgia can be cured or not is most definitely a loaded question!  I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve been asked how I cured my fibromyalgia and in truth there isn’t an easy or simple answer. First of all, I definitely haven’t ‘cured’ it. It’s not gone and it will never go away completely. This means I …

Yoga Nidra

Yoga Nidra is said to be as restorative as a good night of sleep. Yoga Nidra actually means Yogic Sleep. It isn’t the typical thing that you think of when you picture someone doing yoga. I was describing it to my guy and he’s like, “so you go to yoga to lay on the floor and sleep?” Basically that is …

4 Ways to Keep Spirits Up When in Chronic Pain

Dealing with chronic pain is literally no fun. One of the hardest things for me to do when I was at my worst pain levels for so long was to stay positive. There was no light at the end of the tunnel. There was no glimpse of ever having a pain-free or even pain tolerable day again. Once I realized …

Medical Medium Detox!

The Medical Medium aka Anthony William is an amazing gifted man who blessed us all with his knowledge when he wrote his book, Medical Medium. I had been hearing about this book in my health coaching circles and thought that it sounded good so added to the list of many on my Amazon wish list. I didn’t actually buy it …

7 Tips for a More Restful Sleep

I had SUCH a hard time sleeping a few years ago that I had to go to a sleep specialist and do a sleep study. They hook you up to all kinds of machines and put sensors on your head, face and legs. They put a belt with wires and cables around your waist and they put a sensor in …

Living with Fibromyalgia is Hard!

My Story As I sit here and type to you I am in pain. To be honest with you, I am pretty much always in at least mild pain. As hard as I have worked and as healthy as I have gotten, I have yet to really know a day without fibromyalgia. If the pain is low and the fatigue …

Why Sleep Is Important for Fibromyalgia Patients

As I was driving to work this morning I had a sudden realization that I was singing to the song on the radio. I stopped for a minute and smiled as I thought about when the last time was that I spiritedly sang as I drove. Anyone not suffering from fibromyalgia might not understand the gravity of this but to …

Fibromyalgia Feels Like…

I try to explain to people all the time what fibromyalgia feels like because I tend to believe that if they truly understand what it feels like then they would understand why some days I am a bit more withdrawn or limited than others. Fortunately I am in a MUCH better place than I was when I started my fibro …

How Fibromyalgia Helped Me Find My Purpose

I feel like some people are born knowing what they want to be when they grow up or what their life purpose is. For me that wasn’t actually the case. I always found that I was restless in my career and never quite understood why I was so noncommittal. The longest that I stayed in a position was 3, maybe …