Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Facebook | Fibromyalgia Fatigue Center "And must I then, indeed, PAIN, live with you All through my life? - sharing my fire, my bed, Sharing - oh, worst of all things! - the same head? - And, when I feed myself, feeding you, too?" Edna St. Vincent Millay

Facebook Fibromyalgia Fatigue Center "And must I then, indeed, PAIN, live with you All through my life? - sharing my fire, my bed, Sharing - oh, worst of all things! - the same head? - And, when I feed myself, feeding you, too?" Edna St. Vincent Millay
So true. Everyday, all day, every minute, whether we say it or hide it...pain is there. It never ever goes away. Somedays we may feel better than others. Somedays we may shine. But it is there. always there. In the back of our minds, deep in our muscles, our bones, embedded near our souls. Its there on good days and bad. Birthdays, holidays, happy days, all days. FMS is an unwelcomed visitor that for me, never ever leaves!
Days ago I told my husband as I was laying in bed, tears streaming down my face. I couldn't take it anymore. I had broken down...again. The pain had taken control of my body once again. I said...I dont even remember not hurting. I am only 32 years old and I feel this way. Not fair. I want to feel good. I want to feel normal. I cant take this no more. How will I make it through 32 more years of life? How do I go on?

About Fibromyalgia

*some information I use to educate you in this blog I have read and taken from the book..."Fibromyalgia for Dummies", by Roland Staud MD. This book was recommended to me by a friend who has FMS too! I found it very insightful, in fact more so than the countless doctors I have seen in the past 8 years!!!
Fibromyalgia is a chronic medical problem. It affects more than 6 million people in the United States alone. Fibromyalgia or FMS has several symptoms. Pain in the muscles and tendons that moves locations throughout the body, headaches, fatigue and more. People with FMS suffer hightened pain sensitivity and feel pain longer than people without FMS.
Often people with FMS feel like their pain gets dismissed. You can not look at a person with FMS and see their pain. This makes it hard to feel their pain. FMS pain is VERY REAL and very hard to accept and deal with.
Straight from the book listed above..."Many people say to truly understand how FMS feels, think about what you feel like when you have the flu. Recall the aching and pain in parts of your body or in your entire body. Then multiply those achy feelings by about 10 times. Now, imagine feeling that way everyday. THAT is what Fibromyalgia feels like for a lot of people. Pretty nasty."
If you or a loved one suffers from FMS I highly recommend this book for both of you. Sometimes it is hard to understand from the outside and give the right help. Not knowing what to say to people with FMS is hard and sometimes can hurt their feelings. Having FMS...not knowing how to explain it to people or how to deal with it is even harder. This book really helps, as do other books Im sure.

Our Background











I am a mother of 3 children. Victoria just turned 13, Nickalas is 11 and Sierra is 8, and a wife to my awesome incredible loving husband Bob. I have a great, beautiful family!




We are a normal family. Like most we have our stuggles, but we get by. We remain faithful to God and find our strength through him.




Unfortunetly, I have Fibromyalgia. This causes interuptions in our daily life. It effects each and every person in my family, not just me.




My blogs will explain what Fibromyalgia is and how my family of 5 lives through it. The issues that surround Fibro and how I get through it. Symptoms, struggles and stress.




Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Step one. Learn to make a blog. What do you blog about? Who will see my blog? This should be intresting.