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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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PAIN IS A FOUR LETTER WORD by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I don't know if it's the weather. I don't know if it's stress. I do know that it hurts to be me. Sometimes pain just permeates your whole b ... Read on »
I WANT TO GO BACK TO MAYBERRY by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia It's been quite a week. I'm not just talking about the pain. Both personally and in our nation. First of all, what do you say a ... Read on »
ME AND YOU AND A DOG NAMED BOO by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Dogs are therapy. This one is a little wrecking ball o' love, I don't know what I'd do without him. It's been a rough few weeks. Two people ... Read on »
GIVE ME AN F.... OK....ANOTHER F. by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Give me a F. Give me an ..... Oh, what the heck does it spell? F. is for the Fatigue that loves to hound my body when I've pushed it too f ... Read on »
THE BLISS MOLECULE FORMULATION by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia What is it about the sound of the name?  Even hearing it whispered makes you feel good. Choc....o....late.... Choc....o....late.... ... Read on »
NOW BELLY DANCING HELPS FIBROMYALGIA? by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia A beautiful and graceful tribute to the belly dance. This wouldn't be me. Is there anything else they can find that will help Fibromyalgia? Now ... Read on »
GOING OUT ON A LIMB by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I've been saying it. I've always been saying it. Now, I'm not out on that limb alone. I've always thought that painkillers get a ba ... Read on »
BOO by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia There is no dignity left. None. I usually dread Halloween because it would drive the doggies nuts. Given the prospect of doorbells ringin ... Read on »
WHAT'S NEW ON THE HORIZON? by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Ok. I like this one. And it's been used in Europe for years. Flupirtine. Interesting sounding name.....who names these things? Anyt ... Read on »
I LOVE TO DO LISTS by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Yep. This is my list. I have accomplished just that. The one thing that chronic illness changes is your whole life. I know that doesn't sound like i ... Read on »
PUMPED UP KICKS AND FEEDBACK LOOPS by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I always knew I was dysfunctional. I just didn't know it ran so deep. Clear down to my neurotransmitters. I think we all have a ... Read on »
THE CALAMARI SUBSTITUTION by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia While I love calamari rings, the tentacles, or testicles (as my daughter would say) are not my favorite. What does this have to do with anything? ... Read on »
STILL STRESSED AFTER ALL THESE YEARS by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Can we ever be stress free? Not in this life. I always thought that my body thrived on stress. As amazing as that sounds, I really thought ... Read on »
NAME IT AND CLAIM IT by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I've always found this suspect. Now, I know why. I do try to always be respectful of someones belief system. I may not agree with th ... Read on »
THIRTY THINGS: INVISIBLE ILLNESS WEEK by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Thirty things about .... my invisible illness.... that you may not know..... It's Invisible Illness Awareness Week and I read a ... Read on »
THE INVISIBLE ILLNESS by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Chronic pain. It makes you invisible. Sometimes it isn't wise to be strong. Sometimes we shouldn't pretend that we feel "fin ... Read on »
WHEN I SAY OW...I MEAN OW by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia It takes a lot to say ow. And I hate saying it. Just the name Fibromyalgia is enough to make get on a soapbox. Having said that, having ... Read on »
LOOK INTO MY EYES by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia You can tell a great deal about a person by their eyes. Can you really tell when they're sick? The study of iridology is interesting ... Read on »
I DON'T KNOW WHICH INSULTS ME MORE.... by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Every so often.... I see something....... that really ticks me off. This is one of those "so oftens." I guess if you chose not to get a ... Read on »
IT'S NOT NICE TO FOOL MOTHER NATURE by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia What are we doing to our bodies? Look at the little honeybee. Do we ever learn? Anyone who watched TV in the 70's knew about this commerci ... Read on »