You know what is tough? Running with constant pain or debilitating illnesses that constantly get in your way. You know what is worse? Getting knocked down and having to be even stronger than you were before to pick yourself back up to be tougher and continue fighting. That is where I am at right now. You all know me best as the Scoliosis runner, and … Continue reading Go the EXTRA MILE

The Mighty

Being a chronic pain sufferer, it can be tough to find support. Or even finding someone who understands what you are going through. Trying to explain what you deal with on a daily basis to someone who has no idea is tough. Your family and friends can sometimes feel helpless and don’t know what to do, as you don’t know how to explain how you … Continue reading The Mighty

Fibro, the invisible one

Fibromyalgia. What is Fibromyalgia? The medical explanation for it:¬† is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory issues. (from the Mayo clinic) What it really feels like? Like your entire body is on fire. It’s like having the flu, while running a marathon, not having slept in 3 days while feeling nauseous with a stomach ache. And that can last … Continue reading Fibro, the invisible one

The purple butterfly

There are many diseases that many of use suffer daily. There are a few that are invisible illnesses, such as¬†Fibromyalgia. It is a disease that affects the muscles and soft tissues of your body. There are many symptoms to fibromyalgia, and many experience different ones. But the most common symptoms are: deep muscle pain, painful trigger points, sleep problems and fatigue. Other symptoms some experience … Continue reading The purple butterfly