FibroOURalgia & a New Grief Stage

{Find a typo, get a purple prize ribbon.} Junebug calls fibromyalgia “fibroYOURalgia.” Her 4–y-o vocabulary is boundless, her grammar quite thoughtful. I wish I didn’t have to answer my daughters’ questions of, “Why will your fibroyouralgia never go away?” “How can you still take me to the playground even though you have fibroyouralgia?” But in … Continue reading FibroOURalgia & a New Grief Stage

How I Cover My Zombie Eyes + Beautycounter GIVEAWAY!

“I’m impatient, I want the giveaway link now!": First take this beauty quiz to determine what 3! free products are right for you. Then click the "email regimen" link and make sure to check the "Send my Consultant a copy" box. Beth Day of @simplylushlife will take care of you from there. Since I truly … Continue reading How I Cover My Zombie Eyes + Beautycounter GIVEAWAY!

Q&A: Dr. Ginevra Liptan, Fibro Specialist and Warrior

I first learned of Dr. Ginevra Liptan, Portland, Ore.-based fibromyalgia specialist, director of The Frida Center for Fibromyalgia and #fibrowarrior herself, the week of my diagnosis in March 2018. My pain doctor in New Orleans prescribed Low-Dose Naltrexone (LDN) during my diagnosing appointment. One of the first links that came up when I Googled the … Continue reading Q&A: Dr. Ginevra Liptan, Fibro Specialist and Warrior