You Might Be A Spoonie If…….

February 12, 2017 Spoonies

First, what is a spoonie? Basically, it is a person who lives with life altering fatigue of a chronic illness. The idea originated from Christine Miserandino, of But You Don’t Look Sick, when she wrote the “Spoon Theory,” that explains how we #spoonies allot Time and energy throughout our day by using a series of spoons. Since then thousands of people have been using “spoonie” to describe themselves. So……You may be a spoonie if: 1. You wake up tired afterRead More

Product Review

February 11, 2017 Product Reviews, Staying Healthy

Over the last few months I’ve been trying to find products that make my daily life easier or better. When you have so much pain daily anything you can find that makes your day a little better is a bonus. So I’m going to talk about a few products I’ve been using lately in hopes that they help you in some way.  The first one is MAGNESIUM LOTION by Life-Flo. This lotion contains magnesium and coconut oil so it’s helpfulRead More

What Was I Writing About???? Oh YA…. BRAIN FOG

February 10, 2017 Uncategorized

When someone mentions brain fog before you have ever experienced it you just shake your head and wonder what they are talking about. Once it hits you, you never wonder again!!! It real, and its real frustrating. It can make holding a real discussion very hard because you can’t come up with the words you want. It also can make you feel really dumb…. Not because you lack intelligence, but because you can’t say what you mean. Brain fog canRead More

What is Interstitial Cystitis?

Interstitial Cystitis….. I’ve never heard of this? What is it? How would it make me feel?? Interstitial Cystitis or IC (Bladder Pain Syndrome BPS) is defined as a chronic or long-lasting, condition that causes painful urinary symptoms. It is a feeling of pain and pressure in the bladder without having an infection or other clear causes. What are the SYMPTOMS of IC- The symptoms from this condition vary widely from person to person. That being said the symptoms may also come and go andRead More

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February 8, 2017 Uncategorized

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Ever Feel Like Any of These?

February 8, 2017 Uncategorized

Stress??? I’m Not Stressed……

February 6, 2017 Staying Healthy, Stress

Stress is a state of mental or emotional strain or tension, resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances…… So now we know the official definition of stress, what is stress for you? What causes you stress?  Is it work, family, your health, financial issues?  How does stress impact you physically? Do you stress-eat? Does it cause you to flare? Does it cause migraines, nausea, vomiting? How does it impact you emotionally? Do you cry, or scream? Do you become withdrawnRead More

Something to Read

February 5, 2017 Uncategorized

I’m sorry this won’t be my normal Blog post but I’m down with a killer migraine. So here are a couple good articles for y’all to read. Hope to get a real blog up tomorrow. Have a happy symptom free weekend.  * * -Amber

But You Look Fine…..

February 2, 2017 depression, Endo, IC, Migraines, Pain, Sleep

We’ve all done it.  We’ve seen that person get out of the car at the local shopping center while parked in a handicapped spot. And thought, “There’s nothing wrong with them, who do they think they are?”  I’ll admit it I’ve thought that. And I think that’s the mentality of most. If you can’t SEE the disease it’s not there. Right?   NO Oh so WRONG!!!! Here’s some food for thought.  So if 96% of illnesses are invisible that justRead More

It’s JUST a Headache

February 1, 2017 Migraines, Pain

How many times have you heard from someone “It’s just a headache,  it can’t be THAT bad!” If you haven’t ever had a migraine you can’t and won’t ever be able to understand just how bad that it can be. And having someone tell you that its just a headache only makes a person with a headache ANGRY! That is not something that you want to hear when you are dizzy, and nauseated and the lights feel like they areRead More

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