fibromyalgia

In With the Good

November 16, 2012

My doctor has prescribed an anti-inflammation diet. She wants me to try it out. Rumoured results are pretty amazing–people getting off pain meds, insulin, oxygen … This diet seems to be how I already eat, but pump up the fruits and vegetables and cut out the pasta and sugar. Obtaining fresh fruits and vegetables is [...]

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The F-word

February 18, 2011

Fibromyalgia. There. I’ve said it. The F-word. Fibromyalgia. Today, I again wake in pain, a vague ache that feels like the flu, minus the puking. All-over ache, and, fatigue. The fatigue is funny; it ebbs then strikes me down. Ebbs, then kicks me hard. The pain, it meanders around my body, popping up in my [...]

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ZZZZzzzzzz. Not.

January 16, 2011

I am so very tired, but cannot get to sleep. My head is zooming, thinking of this and that, designing little things, having mock conversations with folks. This has been going on for many nights now. The natural world out there is noisier, with the water constantly dripping from the snow melting off the roof. [...]

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