Fibromyalgia is famous for not being curable with any medicine. Therefore, we need to rely on some hacks to manage Fibromyalgia better. Here’s a list of some of them that have worked for me.
Category: self care
Gifts for Spoonies
Here are some gift ideas that would be appreciated (hopefully) by the Warriors. They could find it helpful and you would find it liberating. Finally, being able to do something, even remotely useful. So, it's a win-win (as much as it can be in circumstances like this).
CRPS Awareness Day
We at Chronic Pain India believe in the power of support groups and hence have formed one exclusively for Pain Warriors and Caregivers. While medication and therapy is important, it is equally important to reach out to fellow pain warriors and bare your heart to them. It must also be remembered how on such landmark… Continue reading CRPS Awareness Day
Visualising Pain Workshop Experience
When the idea of “Visualising Pain” was shared by Chronic Pain India on Facebook, it evoked instant interest, as I had heard about and done an art therapy workshop long ago but had never seen it as having such a deep connection with chronic pain. Being a writer, I am often asked how I still… Continue reading Visualising Pain Workshop Experience
Battling Demons – Inside Out
Depression occurs in phases. I battled depression for three years having had a very disturbed childhood. “There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.” ― Laurell K. Hamilton My parents didn't get along. My mother and I never had a normal relationship, as it should… Continue reading Battling Demons – Inside Out
5 things I learnt in 5 years of dealing with chronic illness
Dealing with chronic illness is eye opener is many ways. It's been five years I was diagnosed with Hashimoto and every day since then has been a new lesson in itself. Be it physically, mentally or emotionally - there are new surprises awaiting me every morning. Some good, some bad but all important nevertheless. So today,… Continue reading 5 things I learnt in 5 years of dealing with chronic illness
Painlessly Yours – A letter to my self
Dear You, I know, what you are going through at this moment is terribly unbearable. But I want you to remember that "This pain doesn't define you." You are not this pain. You are not this disease. You are not the helplessness you experience. You are not the sympathy people give you. You are not… Continue reading Painlessly Yours – A letter to my self
Recommended Reads – 5 Books that help you heal your body
“You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive, who had ever been alive.”― James Baldwin I don't… Continue reading Recommended Reads – 5 Books that help you heal your body
Self Care tip no. 1 – Bath salts
To relieve pain and soreness and to trick yourself into exercising.