Understanding Stress

Okay, I know that title is a little ironic. After all, stress can come from not understanding or not being prepared for a situation. In one of the groups I am in, someone asked how to deal with stress when you have fibromyalgia. People were giving tips on diet, sleep, exercise, etc. I mentioned deep …

Reblog – 6 Rare Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

If you have fibromyalgia, you may have some of these other symptoms as well. I know I do!


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Fibromyalgia can be a weird illness. Your doctor may say that fatigue and pain are the only real symptoms of fibro, but you can’t help but wonder if your latest uncomfortable symptoms can be attributed to your illness. Here are some of the rare symptoms of fibromyalgia that you might experience.

Non-Cardiac Chest Pain 

This is one of the scariest of the rare symptoms of fibromyalgia. Any time you feel severe chest pain, it’s normal that your first worry will be that you’re having a heart attack. Many fibro sufferers deal with chest pain due to non-cardiac causes, also called angina. If you experience this, it will feel like a crushing, squeezing pressure in your chest. An attack of this symptom can be very scary and will probably send you to an emergency room, only to be told that you’re fine. However, fibromyalgia sufferers can have heart…

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Reblog – Monday Magic

Claire has shared many of our mutual friends at the Chronic Illness Bloggers Network and I am honoured to be on her list. Please check out some of these blogs – they are all very interesting reads.



Monday Magic

Morning!  Having introduced you to the Chronic Illness Bloggers recently, I thought I would try something new and introduce a regular slot each week highlighting new posts from some of my pals over at CIB.  I have really enjoyed finding new blogs through link up sites, week end introductions etc, and I hope that you will enjoy getting to know some wonderful people.

So sit down with that coffee and take your pick:

  1. http://www.mymeenalife.com/chronic-disappointment-chronic-illness/
  2.  https://beinglydia.com/2017/03/26/product-review-pilldrill/
  3. https://thedisableddivablog.com/2017/03/18/choosing-the-mode-of-transportation-that-will-get-you-to-your-vacation-destination-without-too-much-additional-pain/
  4. http://www.achronicvoice.com/2016/02/04/you-are-miracle
  5. http://painlovehope.com/story-never-wanted-tell-need-hi-name-lisa-im-part-v/
  6. https://medicalmysterymusings.wordpress.com/2017/03/21/life-in-my-phone/
  7. http://coffeeheartmind.com/when-the-tables-turn-part-2/
  8. http://alifewellred.com/daily-body-restorea-different-kind-probiotic/
  9. http://thedailymanic.com/what-it-means-to-be-authentic/
  10. http://xofaith.com/psychosocial-causes-of-anxiety/

Visit some of these fab posts and leave a little something to say you have been there!

Claire x

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