The Number One Tool To Help You With Fibromyalgia

Note: May 12th Is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day.

Maybe you cannot pronounce it, maybe you don’t understand it. Just know one thing. This is REAL and too many mostly women are living with it. It is called Fibromyalgia. I will also reveal the number one tool that has helped me the most in dealing with fibromyalgia but first some reasons why it is so difficult to treat.

Different Levels Affecting All Areas

There are all levels and it affects all areas. Fibromyalgia is a Central Nervous System Sensitization Disorder. This is why it is so difficult to manage.

Add Perpetuating Factors To The Mix

To best explain ‘Perpetuating Factors’ Devin Starlanyl Initiating, Aggravating And Perpetuating Factors Description click on the link. She has by far the best explanation and has written books as well.

Once one can ‘Identify Perpetuating Factors’, that is when the work begins at getting rid of them. This is so much harder than it sounds. Take it from me who has been diagnosed with it since 1989.

For the past year I have been reading up on how almost every illness happens in the gut. To rule this out, I have gone grain free, gluten free, almost dairy free (I eat yogurt/frozen and will eat cheese from time to time), sugar free, and junk food free. Yes, I slip every once in a while because this is such a restricted diet.

After Three Months On Dietary Changes

I can say I feel somewhat better. May that as it be, I still hurt, have sleeping problems and chronic fatigue. I have not reached the level where I can live a somewhat normal life because of these perpetuating factors.

Gearing Up To Seek Out Doctors Who Will Listen Again

It has been about four years since I have actively pursued ruling out other illnesses that can mimic fibromyalgia. In order to do this I have had to grow a thick skin metaphorically speaking.  Part of the problem is when a doctor doesn’t know, he or she won’t come out and say they don’t know and refer you on to someone else that may possibly know. THAT’s where many of the problems are found making it difficult to seek out a cause and be provided the treatment one needs to begin to get well.

The second part of the problem is if you seek out different doctors for various areas of your health, there is no guarantee that the doctors will consult with one another to help you solve your fibromyalgia. What is one to do then?

The #1 Tool That Has Helped The Most Is…

If you want to get to the bottom of this, I am here to tell you none of it is an overnight cure all. That said, there are many things one can do.

Get yourself a notebook/binder that will be your number one tool. Keep all of your health information, lab tests together and become your very own detective. It is the best tool out there today. The notebook/binder assists you in ruling out all possibilities.

Why Am I Ready To Battle The Purple Monster Again?

I am sick and tired of being sick and tired and I simply won’t stand for any doctor to say it is all in my head. Of course it is all in my head! It is a Central Nervous System Sensitization Syndrome. The article explains it well.

That said, I will not stand for any doctor who believes it is emotional for the sake of it being emotional. Of course it is emotional! Not being able to live the life you had planned and being able to have all the opportunities that other healthy individuals receive is going to make a person emotional.

No one asks to get Fibromyalgia like no one asks to get Cancer. The difference between the two? Cancer has a cure giving you the opportunity to get better. Fibromyalgia does not. If not treated properly, both disease and syndrome have one thing in common. You can die from them. Usually with Fibromyalgia it will be the perpetuating factors that will be the cause as many who have fibromyalgia can simply die of a ‘Broken Heart’.

To the ones that don’t understand fibromyalgia, give your friends and family the benefit of the doubt. If you don’t understand it. Tell your loved one you don’t.

Finally the best thing you can do to help your friend or family member is to be patient and compassionate. When you have plans and the plans fall through because they are hurting, don’t start not asking to do things with them. Just be prepared that it may be a bad day. Just like we don’t know when we can get bad weather again from the next system that passes through, it is the same for fibromyalgia. AND get this… The two are correlated together. It has everything to do with the barometric pressure.

How Do I Know What I Know To Date?

It is simply a matter of jotting notes down into a notebook/binder to collect information in hopes of solving your case. I no longer want to be talked down to. I have wasted so much of my life hiding. Hiding from ones that don’t understand, hiding from myself because I don’t know what to do next, and finally hiding from life. The latter is the one that hurts the most.

Today is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. If a friend or family member wants to let you know about the awareness day, stop what you are doing and ask them, “What can I do to help make your journey to find the answers related to fibromyalgia?” Most will say to understand that you may not understand fibromyalgia and that’s alright.”

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Living With Fibromyalgia 3 Tools To Heal You

Most of the time in my blog I write about Marilyn’s Way Dance Till You FLY! System along with home and garden interests. I also have been living with fibromyalgia since 1989 and would like to write about ways I have helped myself to heal.

When I talk about healing it is not of fibromyalgia itself. At this time there is no cure. It doesn’t mean that I can’t heal my spirit. When I write about healing it is about the spirit.

One would not want to wish having fibromyalgia on one’s worst enemy.  You see fibromyalgia affects the central nervous system. It is like having an outdated computer. One day it can affect your pain level. The next day it is your fatigue. And yet a third day it can affect your level of nausea. Then when the CNS does not know what is happening, the default of ‘Itching’ kicks in.

There is not one thing that is the main cause of fibromyalgia and that is why it is such a frustrating illness. A ‘Flare’ is when all of this is going on at once. What can we do who are affected by this? The following are 3 simple tools that will assist you in healing your spirit.

  • Start Where You Are

That’s right. We need a beginning, a middle and an end to each of our days. Before I began to focus on healing my spirit, I was a ‘5 year pajama junkie’. I never had a starting point. Each day ran into each other that turned into weeks, months and years. There is a saying, ‘I have fibromyalgia but it doesn’t have me’. By focusing on your spirit you have just gained control of yourself again. Where ever that is will be your starting point.

  • Use What You Have

Look around you. Many of us deal with trigger points in our muscles. This is where the blood supply can’t get. You have heard the saying, ‘I am tied up in knots’. That is the easiest explanation. One of the goals is to break up the trigger points. You don’t need to have fancy tools to do this. A tennis ball in a sock so you can position it to the right spot on your back will work. Our goal is to get blood and fluids flowing in the area again. For legs, you can use a regular rolling-pin. Roll it up and down your leg. You will feel where the trigger points are. For feet nothing is better than a good epsom salt soak. It will give your feet some flexibility again.

  • Do What You Can

This is one of the most important tools. There is ‘Always’ something you can do to help yourself heal. Read uplifting passages. Establish ‘Me Time’ each day. Learn to pace yourself.

Above all else, drink your water. This alone will help you with your fibromyalgia. Many of us get dehydrated and don’t even know it. Have you ever left out a piece of meat or better yet a chicken drumstick too long? Well that is what happens to our muscles. They shrink up and won’t work properly. It is important to stay hydrated.

Fibromyalgia is multi-faceted and in order to gain some type of control in your life it is best to start with your spirit. As of this publishing, there is no cure. There are only simple ways to make ourselves a bit more comfortable. We have to learn to be our own detective. What I have given you are 3 tools to get you started in healing your spirit while having fibromyalgia.

“I have Fibromyalgia but it doesn’t have me.”


Note: PLEASE SHARE! The above is my perception of living with fibromyalgia. I am not a doctor and do not claim any cures. My purpose is to help others with fibromyalgia to learn to build their lives in spite of having fibromyalgia and one way is to begin to heal your spirit. ~Marilyn


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Turnaround Tuesday!

Let’s just say Monday hasn’t gone as planned. Not to worry. ‘Turnaround Tuesday’ is just around the corner.

I have been increasing my exercise and now the ole knee is acting up. I am finding trigger points caused by my fibromyalgia everywhere in the right calf of my leg. I have been consulting with Devin Starlanyl and Justine Jeffries experts in the field and have some solutions in the mix in which I will be sharing at a later date.

Trigger points don’t care if you need to get dressed to shoes. They hold on for dear life because that is their job. It took me longer than usual to ‘Get Dressed To Shoes’ as I needed to use my tens unit on my leg. Nevertheless, I got my shower and dressed to shoes. During this time I implemented my ‘Swish & Swipe’ in the bathroom. After all, I was already there. This is also the time that I ask the question, ‘What’s For Dinner?’. I am happy that I made a batch of chili this weekend so a bowl of that and a tossed salad is what I had for dinner this evening.

One thing when you are laid up for half the morning, there is lots of time to think. I decided to put my mind to work on planning for this week I call my ‘Merengue Planning Day’ of Marilyn’s Way Dance Till You FLY! System that I created for myself to become ‘consistent’ in ‘spite’ of my fibromyalgia’. Things I plan are the bills I need to pay, phone calls to make, paperwork that needs to be filled out , a few meals I plan to make and the day I plan to do my ‘Doo Wop Errand Day’. Tomorrow I will run to town for things I need. I am hoping for it to be a quick trip and to leave in the morning. My list is made and ready to go.

Trigger points in fibromyalgia love to zap your energy as well. It is a tug of war as they want to stay in a knot where I am trying to work them out like bumps out of saltwater taffy. An unplanned afternoon nap had to take place if I was going to get the rest of my 9 habits done. Releasing trigger points is exhausting. Nevertheless necessary.

Working trigger points in muscles is like working the bumps out of saltwater taffy.
Working trigger points in muscles is like working the bumps out of saltwater taffy.

I am glad that I put a ‘load of laundry’ in the wash after I took my shower and before my afternoon nap. The clothes are now in the dryer and I am hearing the buzzer go off. I may have to run a fluff cycle because during my planning session I realized I have more projects than normal for this week. When this happens I corral them in a plastic tote that I can work out of instead of it scattered everywhere. I have a couple more things to put in the tote.

My projects for the week are corralled in the tote. Trixie reminds me that she needs to be part of my week too!
My projects for the week are corralled in the tote. Trixie reminds me that she needs to be part of my week too!

The buzzer is going off again on the dryer. That means it is time to end this blog so I can get them folded and put away.

What’s left? I need to set up my coffee pot for tomorrow. This is when I make sure my ‘Sink is Shined’. I will pick out my outfit for tomorrow when I put the folded clothes away. My ‘Launch Pad’ consists of my purse and ‘Where’s My Keys?’ I have them both in a convenient place to make it easy to take when I head out the door.

I am sure glad I remembered that tomorrow is ‘Turnaround Tuesday’ so I could make plans to turn things around for the week!


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Up To The Minute Gardening Marilyn’s Way

Up To The Minute Gardeni

I always get excited the day I plant my vegetable garden.  So much hope and anticipation is formed.  How will my garden be this year?

I have to say since I reclaimed gardening, I have been very fortunate with having successful gardens the past three years.

What will my 4th year back into gardening be like?  Stick around.  I plan to keep you updated to the miracle of planting a seed that grows into a plant to harvesting the vegetables at the end of gardening season.

It really is a ‘Circle Of Life’.  I think that is why I am so fascinated by it.  Without further ado, I am headed out to the garden!

Up To The Minute Garden
I’m a gardening!
Up To The Minute Gardeni
Equipped with garden shoes!
Up To The Minute Gardeni
Blank canvas. Ready for possibilities!
Up To The Minute Gardeni
Going through it with my mini tiller.
Up To The Minute Gardeni
Landscape fabric for weed control.

I was out there for 45 minutes and it is hot!  It is 89 degrees.  Time for a different game plan.

Luckily I know of a different way to get the garden in without getting heat stroke.  It is something I take from Marilyn’s Way Dance Till You FLY! System.  It is called 15ers or 15 minute spurts of doing something and then a 15 minute break.  Now you wouldn’t think one could get very much done doing it that way.  For me having fibromyalgia and a chance of heat exhaustion I have no choice.

Three years ago when I decided to take up gardening again after being ill for 5 years I knew if I wanted to do it I was going to have to come up with  a plan my way.  That is how the name Marilyn’s Way came to be.

I wasn’t going to be able to do it like most gardeners do.  Yet, I wasn’t ready to give it up.  I wanted to be outdoors in the summer after spending all winter cooped up.  I was determined.  Instead I have learned to do a little at a time and then come back into my home to take a break and do one of my nine habits I do each day to keep my home from getting cluttered and disorganized.

I am cooled off and hydrated with Powerade Zero.  Off to the garden I go again.  I want to stay out there for 30 minutes but if it is only 15 minutes I can handle I will do it that way.  I have the garden plan in my head so now I am ready to start planting.

Stay tuned.  Tomorrow I will show you what I get done.  Happy Gardening!

Will you be gardening this year?  I would love to know how you do it your way!



Part Two Of Two – Fibromyalgia Isn’t A Death Sentence

Today I told you that I would reveal the ‘Magic Pill’ I found to help me deal with my fibromyalgia.  But first, did you give this any thought as to what your magic pill could be?  It is a fact that there is no cure for fibromyalgia at this moment.  However, if you do this one simple thing  consistently it will improve your quality of life.  Why am I so sure of myself in this? Because I have found one and you will be surprised when I tell you.

I invite you to have an open mind as to what I am about to tell you. After 25 years since my diagnosis in 1989 the past 3+ years have been some of the most rewarding parts of my life.   This was after a 5 year stunt of becoming a ‘pajama junkie’.  I was sick and tired of living this way.  It had become a very isolating life.  My sleep patterns were erratic and many stopped calling me because they didn’t know if I was sleeping or not. If someone did stop by, odds were I would be in my pajamas and I would be so embarrassed.

I had been trying to get my home in order.  During this time I was very ill.  I would make some progress and then fall back into old ways.  I would crisis clean and then crash to do it all over again. I was following Flylady and was the closest I had gotten into ‘getting it’.  Flylady has monthly habits to practice and then add an additional one each month.  Every time March Habit ‘Getting Dressed To Shoes’ rolled around I thought that is not for me.  I can get just as much done in my pajamas compared to getting dressed to shoes. I had all kinds of excuses for not getting dressed to shoes.  The following are two of them.

1.  I didn’t want to get my clothes dirty.  This makes no sense at all.  It doesn’t matter if you are wearing street clothes or pajamas, both will get dirty.

2.  I can’t handle confining uncomfortable clothes.  Get rid of them and instead of buying a new pair of pajamas, find a pair of comfortable pants that would not bother you if you had to run out to the store.  In fact there are PLENTY of comfortable clothes on the market.  You just have to get creative and look for them.

I have learned I cannot wear low riding jeans.  They hit me on a scar I have on my hip and it gets irritated.  Still it doesn’t give me the excuse to wear pajamas instead.  I just can’t wear low rise jeans.  There are other styles and that is where I go.  Am I hip in style?  I am hip in style for me.  If I am in clothes that I feel comfortable in it is going to show in all areas of my life.

March 2011 Flylady’s Habit Of The Month

Each month Flylady has a monthly habit to practice in which you practice it for 30 days and beyond.   Every 30 days comes a new month and habit and one just adds it onto the others.

March habit is ‘Getting Dressed To Shoes’.  I knew this was going to be a challenge.  I started the habit anyway.  I really couldn’t imagine what it would be like to get dressed to shoes every day.

Day 8 rolled around.  For some reason I did not want to get dressed to shoes.  I had to talk myself into it kicking and screaming all the way.  Day 9 came and the same thing happened.

On Day 10 it was a repeat of Day 8 and 9.  I could find myself becoming weaker at winning over getting dressed to shoes with myself.

I Got An Idea!

I really wanted to challenge myself to the March habit for 31 days.  I needed this.  How can I continue and see Day 31?  By taking a ‘selfie’ with a sign that said the numbered day.

I received wonderful responses and cheering on when I posted the ‘selfie’ on Flylady’s facebook page and in my group.  I also wrote something about my day.

I loved the high!  Suddenly my pain wasn’t so bad.  It was still there but nothing like it had been.  I was loving this feeling.  My life became MORE than Fibromyalgia!

I soon realized in order to keep this habit going, I was going to have to adjust some things and take the best of Flylady from her system that I knew was important and practice with some of it.  You see before, I was trying to do it all but get dressed to shoes and kept failing.

Coming To Terms

On Day 17  I had the same feelings of kicking and screaming that I did on Day 8.  I was worried.  Now, I had started taking ‘selfies’ and many were looking for the photo each day.

I decided if I was going to continue this habit I would  begin to Get Dressed To Shoes ‘Just For Today’.  As Martin Luther King Jr. says, “You don’t have to see the top of the stairs to take the first step.”  That would be my mantra.

I found I went through this process of not wanting to get dressed to shoes approximately every 8 or 9 days.  Eventually I was kicking and screaming less and less.

This daily ‘selfie’ and mini blog post continued publicly on Facebook for 436 consecutive days.  Today I am still going strong.  Do I have days where I feel like kicking and screaming rebelling to get dressed to shoes?  Of course I do.  The difference is I now have enough data to compare my pajama days to my getting dressed to shoes days.  I am happy to report that the latter continues to win.

What Changed?

I got more involved with people again.  I started gardening again.  Yes, I have fibromyalgia and from the habit getting dressed to shoes, suddenly my ‘what others think of me or whether they believed me ‘because I didn’t look sick’ feelings finally went away.  I can laugh and still be in pain.  Today I know in order to maintain my fibromyalgia I can never go back to being the ‘pajama junkie’ I once was.  When someone knocks at the door I don’t have to make a mad dash to hide hoping they go away soon.  I don’t have to hear comments of ‘You are always in bed ‘ anymore either.  I do have some things I can offer to society even if it is just the smile on my face.

The following is the video that Marla Cilley also known as The Flylady made of my 365 days of flying with one of her songs from one of her cds.

By now, you know what my magic pill has been.  I am not sure it will work for you.  It is up to you.  I know since I took the challenge, many have started this daily habit to be part of their day.  I challenge you.

From the success of my daily habit, I created Dance Till You FLY! System featuring nine non negotiatiable habits each day every day to take care of yourself, your family, and your home and garden.  I invite you to take a look at it.  It is a good solid system that assists you into functioning each day and allows you to do more on the days you feel better.

What ways have you learned to manage your fibromyalgia and do you think how I have approached it will work for you?


Today Is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day!

Since Fibromyalgia has been my side kick officially for the past 25 years, I will speak out about it.  For the first 13 years I was in denial.  It wasn’t until the government declared me having fibromyalgia as a disability did I even begin to accept it.  In fact I still don’t want to accept it.

The course of my life changed dramatically simply because I was at the wrong place at the wrong time when a Brown Recluse Spider decided to bite me in 1986.  I spent 3 days in the hospital with an IV of antibiotics and taking sitz baths to rid my body of the poison.  I never was the same after this incident.  That is when I first experienced Brain Fog.

Then there was a bad car accident on the Dallas North Tollway in 1988 where it was a 5 car pile up.  I received whip lash.  Of the 18 Trigger Points 6 of them are in the neck and shoulder area.  That wasn’t all.

After the car accident I developed Pneumonia where I ended up in the hospital for 10 days.  It was a long road to recovery.

Fibromyalgia was waiting in the wings for me.  It was never one thing that caused me to get fibromyalgia.  You can see it was a combination of things.  Top that off with finding out 9 years ago that I have severe Sleep Apnea and it is a recipe for a challenging life of pain, brain fog and fatigue.

Should I quit on myself?  There is no cure for fibromyalgia.  They still are far from it.  My answer is ‘NO’.  I spent 5 years being very ill but I would never give up.

Today what has helped me the most is establishing a set of nine habits I do each day every day that assist me in taking care of myself, my family, and my home and garden.

I found that I needed to create ‘consistency’ in a non consistent illness that is affected by so many factors making it difficult to find a cure.

Fibromyalgia Is A High Maintenance Illness

If I am to have any type of quality of life, I am going to have to pay attention to my fibromyalgia.  I cannot simply wish it away.  I have tried.  It doesn’t work.  Instead it is a combination of eating healthy foods, non gluten, mild exercise and good sleeping habits.  All of these are challenging in this fast pace society.

Other Areas Of My Life Must Be Simple

For years I have tried to manage my fibromyalgia and do what regular people do.  About 3 years ago I realized that I was going to have to create a way that would work for me.  That means simple, simple, simple.  I usually eat off of paper plates on my bad days, wear soft cotton clothing and nothing binding, and removing the clutter in my home has helped tremendously.  No longer do I feel like I am swimming in quick sand.

Marilyn’s Way Dance Till You FLY! Series

After trying several systems and taking the good from them,  mixing in with my experience and education, I created a system called Dance Till You FLY! It is a very basic system that anyone can do with the option to do more at taking care of yourself, your family and your home and garden.  My purpose is simply inviting you to try it and hope to help you with it.

On Mondays I will be explaining how I developed Dance Till You FLY! and invite you to join me if you are interested in looking for a better way for your life.

I hope this year Fibromyalgia Awareness Day will get the attention it so deserves.  If you are not afflicted with it, chances are you have a friend or family member who does.  I hope my experience and how Fibromyalgia showed up on my doorstep will help you better understand this illness.


Fibromyalgia Isn’t A Death Sentence

Some days it sure feels like Fibromyalgia is a death sentence.  There are the aches and pains and flu like symptoms that seem to drag on.  The point is that you won’t die from it like Cancer.  It will make you as miserable as some Cancers and  that’s where the two end.

So many seem to have fibromyalgia these days.  Remember the ‘Yuppie Flu?’  I do because that is what my fibromyalgia started out to be.  It was the  80’s where we were told we could have it all.  What wasn’t said is some may have to pay for it health wise.

Do you see me raising my hand?  Yep, that is me.  I have always worked hard at anything I do.  Part of it is in my genes.  The other part is from being brainwashed that I could do it all and be happy.

One thing that complicated things was that I am Adult ADD and have Sleep Apnea.  The combination of the three spells disaster but it isn’t a death sentence.

I spend more than 80% in pain daily.  Does this mean I give up?  Already tried that.  It doesn’t work.  I got sick and tired of giving up.  That’s what happened.

After a five year stunt of being a ‘pajama junkie’ it was time to change.  That is when I took Flylady’s March habit of Getting Dressed To Shoes to heart.  I hated the way I felt all the time.  More important I hated the way I was living.

Then The Miracle Happened!

Today, I no longer have the strong need to have to explain myself to others.  What a weight that has been lifted off of my shoulders.  Of course I don’t look sick.  Fibromyalgia is an invisible illness and I work very hard at NOT looking sick.

The Magic Pill

I have found it.  My next question is to all that do have Fibromyalgia.  If I tell you what it is, are you willing to take it?  I really want you to think about this.  If there is a magic pill, would you be willing to take it?  What would you do for it?  Are you ready to have side effects from a magic pill that cause happiness, to first love yourself and others come next, moments of joy, feelings of worthiness, knowing your limitations and working around them, finding something you feel passionate about and do it?  Not bad side effects are they?

To The Friends And Family Of Ones That Are Affected By Fibromyalgia

I invite you to wear ankle weights for 36 hours.  Go about your time in a regular manner.  Check in with yourself at 2 pm and then 5 pm.  How are you feeling?

When you go to bed continue to wear them while you sleep.  Then the next morning check yourself to see how you feel.  Don’t take them off yet.  You still need to wear them for another 12 hours.

You are looking at a total of two work days wearing them.  How did it affect your work performance?  How did it affect how you interacted with other co workers? (remember,  they do not know you are wearing ankle weights)

Next, I invite you to wear them all the time.  The difference this time is the number of pounds in the ankle weights will fluctuate throughout the day.  How did you feel?  Did you begin to develop other problems like concentration difficulties because you had no control when the weight of the ankle weights changed?  What about itching or skin burning?  Were you walking right along and the amount of weight changed in the ankle weight causing a sharp pain from changing the weight to a heavier setting? What about feeling dizzy or nauseous?  What about loud noises and bright lights?  Do any of these startle you?

What Your Body Does Next

Continue wearing the fluctuating  ankle weights a little while longer without knowing when you can take them off.  Soon your mind and body are no longer in sync.  You begin to get false readings as to how you feel.  Your sensor has gone bad.

Then The Itching Begins

Why do you ask?  Because when the brain cannot interpret what is going on.  When all else fails it sends out a signal to itch.  Your sensor that is connected to your brain and body has become faulty.

Our body and mind can only be pushed so far before this happens. (remember, you are still wearing those ankle weights that now fluctuate in the amount of weight it is in each ankle weight at any given time.)


You have just experienced what I go through on a daily basis.  Do I like it?  No.  In fact I hate it.  It has become exhausting and I want it to stop.  For me, I cannot take off the ankle weights and neither can anyone else that suffers from Fibromyalgia.  We now have to learn how to adjust.  This will take years learning because one thing that Fibromyalgia is known for is being a high maintenance illness.

To The Ones Who Have Been Diagnosed With Fibromyalgia

I applaud you for you just being you.  Have you ever seen a duck floating in the water?  It looks as though it is floating along.  What most don’t know is the duck is paddling furiously just to stay afloat.  I know it and you know it.  I am hoping someday others not affected by this illness will know it too.

As For The Magic Pill

I have decided to wait until next Wednesday to reveal it.  I want you to give some thought as to what I wrote.  Don’t worry, next Wednesday will be her before you know it and this magic pill is worth the wait.

In the meantime, let me know if you agree or disagree with how fibromyalgia feels.  I welcome your comments and thoughts.

May 12th is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day.  Go to this link to find information about it.  For the The 15 Best Fibromyalgia Blogs Of 2014 click on the link.

(Note:  All information in this post are from views and experience from Marilyn Foster and are in no way meant to give ones a diagnosis.  The information shared is based solely on her experiences.)