Ditching Drama

A new concept in self-care: the drama detox The various #fibrotools that support your health include some that are physical, such as improving your diet and sleep, and some that are psychological.  One important psychological tool is the drama detox. Many people with fibromyalgia are chronically exhausted.  They’ve typically been high achievers who have expended…

Don’t Feed The Trolls

People with chronic illnesses and pain cannot afford to indulge in negativity. Sorry (not sorry) to be so blunt, but there it is.  Yes, you are exhausted from chronic pain or illness.  Yes, it’s hard not to feel angry or sorry for yourself when no one seems to believe what you say about your symptoms…

#PerspectiveMatters

When you look at this image,  what do you see? A vase?  A butterfly?  The profiles of two people facing each other? What you experience is determined by your perspective.  Perspective matters. I say it a lot in social media posts. If you live with a chronic illness, understanding the power of those two words…