Tag Archives: Fibromyalgia

Marijuana: Nature’s Blessing

Oh crap. I forgot what I was going to write. I hate it when that happens… I use marijuana- legally- it is prescribed to me. I have several chronic pain conditions that require pain management and marijuana works for me … Continue reading

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Things That Drive Me BatShit Crazy

These are just everyday little things that happen, but when you have ME/CFS and constant pain it doesn’t take much to push you right over the edge of insanity. Sometimes the end result is simply a bunch of cursing and … Continue reading

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What Does Chronic Illness Look Like?

Living with pain seems to be all I know. In the last few months it’s gotten worse, especially since my father pulled away from me. Again. My mother did this years ago so I’m no stranger to neglect, but anytime … Continue reading

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Have People Become Socially Retarded?

Merriam Webster defines “Retarded” as follows: slow or limited in intellectual or emotional development or academic progress. First use: 1895 People should really take a moment and self examine how they treat others. What happened to courtesy? When did loved … Continue reading

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Colouring Outside the Lines

Over the past year I have l learned to be appalled at how people treat one another. People are selfish, viscous, dishonest and just plain cruel. I have a chronic illness diagnosed as “Fibromyalgia” back in 2003 but new symptoms … Continue reading

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Canada Day and Woes of 40

Canada Day, July 1st which is our equivalent to the American holiday, the 4th of July, doesn’t just mean babecues, fireworks and a paid day off work, it means that my birthday is about a week away. This year, I’m … Continue reading

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The Rain Brings out the Pain…

Original Article appeared on my other blog on Bubblews~  http://www.bubblews.com/news/3118095-the-rain-brings-out-the-pain   I knew it was raining before I even opened my eyes today. I have Arthritis and Fibromyalgia and whenever it rains my body aches miserably all over. I laid … Continue reading

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January Ramblings by a Mad Woman

Well, it’s still winter I am annoyed to say.  I have spent most of my winter hibernating in my condo hidden deep beneath blankets and quilts reading books, praying feebly for spring and for more Doctor Who.  I’ve spent most … Continue reading

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Fiction Alert!

It’s been a rough couple of weeks here in Halifax, Nova Scotia as we experience record rainfalls and unseasonable temperatures.  If you have Fibromyalgia or Arthritis, you know just how debilitating this can be.  Who knew weather could be such … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Laughter

Laughter is an involuntary reaction that occurs to outside stimuli.  It happens during funny movies, upon hearing a good joke, watching someone slip and fall, or being part of a prank etc…  We even say that laughter is the best … Continue reading

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