5 Reasons I Quit Taking My RA & Fibromyalgia Medication

I get this question asked a lot “why don’t you take your meds?” they ask if there is medication for your diagnosis why aren’t you utilizing it? Honestly, I’ve always been someone to take up on a challenge, but this is not the reason I quit taking my meds. Some days my meds helped me…

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Fibromyalgia Shoulder Blade Pain; Treated with Lidocaine Injections

There is this pain that takes place in my shoulder blades every blue moon and when it hits me it’s a wrap. I don’t know how many of you know the exact pain I am speaking about, but when it’s there it stay there and nags at you for hours and sometimes days. Nothing would…

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Suicidal Thoughts with a Chronic Illness

I want to start this off by saying this; you never know what is going on in the life of someone from young to old that may cause them to take their life. Please never judge a book by its cover. My heart goes out to any and everyone who has lost someone due to…

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Flare

It has been so hard lately to get up and get to the computer and spill my brains out. My body has been taken over by fatigue for a few weeks now. November through January are always mu hardest months to get past. Rheumatoid Arthritis likes to have its way during these months every year…

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Rest in Me My Love

You open your eyes after falling asleep maybe 3 hours ago, it’s time for the kids to go to school. You slowly move to get out of bed because your body aches, don’t let the weather be shifting outside or you may wake up stiff too. Your feet hit the floor and you say “Oh…

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Lazy Girl Green Juice

So this morning I was not feeling my best, but I still knew I needed to get my juice fix. I slowly walked into the kitchen dreading to chop up everything I wanted to blend. So I decided since I, already had the green goodness and carrot juice why not just blend it together with…

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Faith During the Race of Chronic Illness

Chronic Illness can weigh you down and may be the biggest race you have to run in this life because it is long-lasting. Day after day we suffer from pain that disables us on the outside, but most importantly on the inside. Pain causing you to think differently, react differently and hope differently. Think back…

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Things Doctors Say

Things Doctors said to Me! I was thinking today about how it took a long time to be diagnosed when I, was always at the doctors. I just had a few laughs about what I was told growing up until now. I don’t knock doctors because they are still learning, new illnesses are coming up…

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Working Out with Rheumatoid Arthritis

If you are like me and like to eat healthy, then I assume you also like to have some sort of workout regimen planned out as well. Working out with an illness that causes joint pain and muscles aches can be hard  to deal with. This can discourage you, causing you to lose interest and…

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Without Ceasing

Great Morning! I am just thinking back this morning as I, drink my morning coffee. When I was 5 years old my mother passed out on her way to the bathroom, she was diagnosed with leukemia. I remember I didn’t like going to the hospital because the way she look scared me. I only went…

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