Tag Archives: Fibromyalgia

But You…


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As many of you know I have an autoimmune disease called Fibromyalgia.  I get up each day no matter my pain level and go to work.  It is not easy but I get through each day.

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Just because I have this awful disease doesn’t mean words do not hurt me any less.  I will continue to be the best advocate for CPS/Fibro/Mental Health I can be, there is nothing anyone can do to stop me. 

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Time for “normal” people to stop pointing fingers and finding fault and get educated on what we deal with.

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For my fellow Pain Warriors keep up the fight, you Are NOT alone!  Spread some education around and if they don’t want to be educated then they can kiss our asses!

Adventures in Shoveling


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We got a good amount and of snow overnight.  When I shoveled the driveway this morning I fell on ice that under the snow pack. I landed on both knees and twisted my back.  I’m thankful that’s all that happened. 

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I’m also thankful for my Tens Unit as well as Icy Hot Advanced Relief (stay tuned for a product review). Two 15 minute treatments to knees and back and I can finally move without wanting to put a hole in the wall.

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truMedic Model PL-009
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Icy Hot

Christmas 2014


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Happy Christmas from my perch to yours!  Hope you didn’t indulge to much! 😉

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I had to work today in the midst of a fibro flair that came out of no where.  I’ve been in bed since I got home at 5PM.

I did get a call from my bride tonight that perked me up.  She’s away visiting relatives out of state and will be returning back to the perch after she gets done at work on Saturday.

I do have to work in the morning but wanted to let you all know I’ve thought about everyone today and pray that you had a wonderful day with your loved ones and family (that is after all the second gift of Christmas, the first being our Savior).

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Pain…The Story of Ed


Pain Changes

Everyone feels pain on some level, whether it be emotional or physical, however those that are “normal” the pain passes.  Those of us who live with Chronic Pain Syndrome and Fibromyalgia deal with it at very high levels and on a daily basis.  Pain does change a person, and today my dear Readers I’m going to tell you how it has changed me. Continue reading Pain…The Story of Ed