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rlee8235

Las Vegas, Nevada
Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, I blog about the invisible illness and try to find humor in everyday life. Sometimes I find it and sometimes I don't. I love talking with people who have this disease and you're more than welcome to make comments on my blog or you can email me directly at... Full Bio
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THE FIBROMYALGIA SERIES PART Y by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia We still wish we had our old lives back. I don't think that ever leaves us. But we can still have a meaningful one. Y - is for yearning. Yes, I st ... Read on »
THE FIBROMYALGIA SERIES PART M by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia We're already to the letter "M."Where would we be without the pain in our body?Which leads me to ..... M - is for our muscles. That lovely old fibrous ... Read on »
THE FIBROMYALGIA SERIES PART O by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Yes, it's the O series.And I am tired.Just tired....or...... O - is for out of gas. I have just been soooo tired lately. It feels like there is just n ... Read on »
THE FIBROMYALGIA SERIES PART R by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia So here we areat the letter R.Most of all we reflect....and remember..... R - is definitely for remember. Fibromyalgia is tough on your life. Most of us w ... Read on »
THE FIBROMYALGIA SERIES PART B by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Here we are to the letter B.If you were to ask anyone to name a trait....and it's not brilliant..... B - definitely have to start with bitchiness. When I ... Read on »
THE FIBROMYALGIA SERIES PART I by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia The Fibromyalgia Series, Part I.OK....some of my traits don't change.Fibro or no Fibro....I tend to be Impatient. I - well, let's start with that lovely ... Read on »
THE FIBROMYALGIA SERIES PART F by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia The Fibro series.And, golly gee....we're going to start with the letter "F."Guess what that stands for?Frick? F is for Fibromyalgia that wants to suck the l ... Read on »
THE OPTIPESS ANOMALY by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Optimist? Nope.Pessimist, shmesimist.It all looks the same to me.And I'm positive it will all work out.I guess that makes me....an optipess. I'm not being ... Read on »
THE BLOODSUCKING LEECH EXTRACTION by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Little Sucker Word of the Dayleech "You would probably be alarmed if your doctor kept a container of bloodsucking worms on her desk, but ... Read on »
A GLIMPSE BENEATH THE MASK by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia There are times you get a glimpse.Just for a moment you get to see..how far you've come,and how far you've yet to go. Support groups are wonderful. Ther ... Read on »
HEALCLICK.......THIS IS COOL!! by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia If you've ever felt alone,and no one understands your symptoms.Click here! I got contacted by the people that are launching this website wondering if I'd ... Read on »
IT'S BEEN A BAD DAY by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I'm tired.And it hurts,And it's not going away, There are days that I still don't know who I am. It seems to vary from day to day. I mean, I know the basi ... Read on »
THERMAL THERAPY..... OK, TAKE A HOT BATH by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Now, I've read it all.I don't know whether to laugh or cry.We're back to mud. I love going to the spa. It just feels good to get pampered every now ... Read on »
THE HIGH HOPES OF 2014 PARADIGM by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Death,Destruction,Chaos.That's just the tip of the iceberg Well, it's been one heck of a year and, personally, I am glad to see it go. Life always has its ... Read on »
THE HOSPITAL, CHRISTMAS EVE AND THE DOCTORS TRIANGULATION by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia What is it about the holidays?or just the month of December.It has been a doozy. And that is an understatement. There was the loss of a family member ... Read on »
WHAT CAME FIRST, THE THYROID OR THE FIBRO? by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Oh yay!Another cure!!Never mind the research.Everyone else has been wrong. It seems that everyone else has been misguided and the cure for Fibromyalgia has ... Read on »
IS THE F.D.A. ON D.R.U.G.S UPDATE by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Yes, Virginia....There is a Santa Claus. All it takes is a little pressure from the Attorney Generals from 28 states and, guess what?  VOILA!Now maybe, jus ... Read on »
IS THE F.D.A ON D.R.U.G.S??? by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I'd say....ARE THEY ON DRUGS?But I never like to state the obvious. For those of us in the chronic pain community, we know how difficult it is to rece ... Read on »
THE COMFY BED THANKSGIVING CONUNDRUM by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia The holidays are coming! Like everyone who writes about chronic issues, there are hints and tips about getting through the holidays. So, in the spirit of th ... Read on »
GRACE ISN'T MY MIDDLE NAME by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Balance.I don't have any.But, that's about right. The Romberg Test. I had no idea what it was until my neurologist started testing me years ago. It was on ... Read on »