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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 IT'S FIVE O'CLOCK SOMEWHERE EXPERIMENTATION by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia So.......... moderate drinking eases Fibromyalgia. Gee, ya think?? They needed a study for this? I guess it's been shown that people that ... Read on »
THE FIBROMYALGIA TESTING THEOREM by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Has it finally arrived? Is there really a test? We shall see. We've waited and waited for research to come up with something that will give F ... Read on »
PEEK A BOO, I DON'T SEE YOU by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia  We know we have pain. We know others have pain. How do we really feel? I was reading a study about the effects of looking at others in ... Read on »
THE INFLUENZA SMACKDOWN by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Sick as a dog. That's what I've been. Where in the world did that come from? I was doing a little better pain-wise. It had been rough lately ... Read on »
PARSLEY, SAGE OREGANO AND THYME by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I love oregano. I'm finding out some interesting things. It's just not for cooking anymore. I saw a post of Facebook about the healing ... Read on »
THE WARM BATH EXPERIMENTATION by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I like to keep up on the latest research. I found a neat article about... wait for it..... warm water exercise. That got my attention. Wa ... Read on »
FRUSTRATION STATION by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Sometimes you get real tired. Tired of being tired. Tired of pain. I think it's just been one of those times where everything just seems to get ... Read on »
THE MEDICATION CONUNDRUM by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia I was looking through papers.  One in particular stood out.  It was the flyer about medication.  I've been looking at the medi ... Read on »
THE GRACE SUBSTITUTION by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Sometimes things look bleak. Sometimes you can't figure out the "why." Then God's grace will be... Evident. There are times in this life th ... Read on »
KEEP THE MOTOR RUNNING by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia The African Griffonia plant. The seed pods are a natural source of 5-HTP. Wasn't there a motor oil like that? 5-HTP is an amino aci ... Read on »
HAPPY NEW YEAR by rlee8235 Posted in: Blog Posts in Fibromyalgia Resolutions? I don't do those well. Resolutions have not been on the top of my list of completed items at the end of the year. Most of them hav ... Read on »
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 »