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lizzie

New Philadelphia, Ohio
Lizzie is a 30-something mom/grandma living with Fibromyalgia, trying to live a healthier lifestyle, while juggling college (yes, she's a non-traditional student), work and family life-- not necessarily in that order. Her hobbies include gardening, watching television and working on... Full Bio
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Imagine This Was Your Life by lizzie Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Chicago Sweatshop 1903 via Wikimedia Commons Imagine making only $15 a month . Not possible? Imagine, then, making $75 a month. Imagine that you’re working 10 hours ... Read on »
Not safe in their own homes by lizzie Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain There seems to be an increasing number of home invasions in a town just north of me. Now that town is a lot bigger than my town, so of course the crime rate is a lot higher. ... Read on »
Wasting Time on YouTube again by lizzie Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain I realize that people go on YouTube hoping to someone will offer them tv deals or movie contracts. They want to be taken seriously as "journalists" and so have lots of advic ... Read on »
The Doctor’s Not In by lizzie Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Trying to get into the doctor’s office on a Wednesday is kind of cliché. You imagine your guy is hanging out at a country club, sipping brandy and smoking Rocky Patel cigars ... Read on »
Be Wary of Claims of Fibromyalgia “Cure” by lizzie Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain I’m so irritated. Today I was surfing YouTube looking at videos from Fibromyalgia sufferers and, sadly, came across a few that were promising cures (some in “just a few week ... Read on »
I Didn’t Mean That by lizzie Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain Sometimes I get so irritated with trying not to offend someone while that someone doesn’t give a fig about my sensibilities. My family is filled with people who are quick to ... Read on »
Fat Acceptance by lizzie Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain I stumbled upon the most interesting discussion today. It spans a couple of different blogs and is about something called "fat acceptance". One side feels that it’s wrong for ... Read on »
Long-term Effects of Opioid Pain Relievers by lizzie 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain As someone who suffers from chronic pain, I was wondering what are the long term effects of my pain medication? At this point in time Lyrica is not available to me and SSRIs ... Read on »
Sometimes It's Just Not Possible by lizzie Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain I was browsing a support forum when someone asked about apidexin. I was thinking of chiming in with everyone else that the best way to lose the weight is to exercise and mon ... Read on »
Next Time I Won't Miss It by lizzie Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain I mentioned on my other blog that I was out researching Price Pfister faucets when I missed a golden opportunity. Now, I didn’t want to go into details over there because I ... Read on »
Triggers and disappointment by lizzie Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Pain I’ve mentioned that I’ve started a new diet and exercise regimen recently. I’d looked into the top diet pills and other diet wonders, but settled on a diet recommended by th ... Read on »