Chronic Illness · fibromyalgia · Life with Fibro · Spoonies · The Ugly Truth

Lady Gaga Opens Up About Chronic Pain and Fibromyalgia

Life can take strange turns, sometimes. Last week, around the time I was making my first new post to the blog in a nine month break, I was struggling to come up with good topics to start posting about to turn the focus back on the point of the blog – chronic illness. I figured… Continue reading Lady Gaga Opens Up About Chronic Pain and Fibromyalgia

Chronic Illness · coping · family · fibromyalgia · Holidays · Life with Fibro · new normal · Spoonies

Happy Thanksgiving! Tips to Celebrate Holidays as a Chronic

Hey y’all! Popping in really quick from freezing, frigid Kansas before my family and I head out of town to celebate with my dad, to wish you all a happy holiday. If you live in the United States, you’re likely waking up to start your own celebration of Thanksgiving. I want to take a few moments… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving! Tips to Celebrate Holidays as a Chronic

Beading · Crafts · Jewelry · Tutorials

Free Beading Tutorial: Ooh La Love Earrings

Good evening, everyone! (Or is it morning or afternoon where you are?) It’s been a good long while since I’ve posted again, but really there hasn’t been much to write about. I’ve been struggling with my fibro and arthritis pain lately, so I haven’t gotten the opportunity to do much since my last post. On… Continue reading Free Beading Tutorial: Ooh La Love Earrings

Art · Crafts · Cross Stitch · Life with Fibro · WIPs

Cross Stitching: WIPs Update 10/5/16

Hey friends! So between unpacking and getting our new place put together and doing the normal day-to-day chores, I’ve been getting a lot of work done on WIPs, especially at night when I sit down to watch TV and relax. It’s been a while since I’ve done an update, so I figured I would do… Continue reading Cross Stitching: WIPs Update 10/5/16

Beading · Chronic Illness · coping · Crafts · family · fibromyalgia · Life with Fibro · Moving · new normal · Quilting · Spoonies

Moving Woes, Part 2

Hey y’all! Wow, it’s been a long time again. A month and a half, maybe a little more. Life has been busy and as they said in Forrest Gump, “shit happens”! It’s definitely been happening around here. For starters – we moved! Boy, it was a process. When it rains chaos, it seems to pour… Continue reading Moving Woes, Part 2