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If you have fibromyalgia, you certainly know that daily life can be challenging, to say the least.  Simply learning how to live a new life with fibro and saying goodbye to my old life has been such a struggle.  Some days I think I have really have things figured out.  Then there are the days

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I’m moving.  Yes, that’s moving with an ing.  I would love to say I just moved, but unfortunately, I can’t say that because I’m not done.  I’ve only moved a few times in my life, and except for this time, they were all relatively small scale.  I moved to the dorms in college, but I

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Mom guilt is rearing its ugly face again.  No matter how much better I think I feel, there’s always something in the past that I didn’t do that will come back to bite me in the ass. We went to the dentist today.  My daughter and I had our teeth cleaned.  I went in feeling

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Ugh.  I have been trying to write this post for over a week now.  When the fog hits, it really hits.  I think the details may have changed a bit, but the general idea is the same. Everyone has a story.  While some are similar, no two are exactly alike.  We all walk a different

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You know those days when everything sucks?  It seems like the world is against you?  If you’ve never felt like that then consider yourself lucky, and you need not continue reading this.  This is for the real people who actually have really bad days.  The days where the kids don’t behave, and then you have

40 Years Old

I turned 40 in May.  I know it’s a milestone, but it’s really no big deal to me.  I’m the same person that I was at 39.  It might seem sort of cynical to say such a thing, but I’m not really an emotional person in that regard.  There was no celebration.  We didn’t go

Mom trying to hug son

When is it ok to let your kids travel without you? Is there an appropriate age, or does it depend on the individual child? That is something that I have had to think about lately as my oldest has become more independent. On one hand, he is the oldest, so he naturally gets the most

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As a mom with fibromyalgia, something that’s very difficult for me is to sit or stand for long periods of time.  Often during the day, I just have to sit to get off my feet.  Fortunately, I like to watch TV.  It’s actually one of my favorite past times if watching TV can be considered a

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There will be ups and downs. There will be good days and bad days.  I know this.  The thing is, that sometimes when there are bad days, I can handle those because I have plenty of experience with them.  When the days go from bad to really bad, turns out I don’t handle those too