FibroChampionsBlog Posts

Fibro Champions Blog

A list of fibro related posts by theme

 

FibroChampionsBlog is a big part of the CallahanWriter Blog.

This Fibro Champions Blog is a list of fibro posts with a description of each post organized by theme.

This list is as current as possible. I intend to update it weekly or sooner, as my fibro health permits. These posts are about fibromyalgia, chronic pain, chronic fatigue and all other symptoms related to the invisible chronic illness of fibromyalgia. They also deal with how to cope with fibromyalgia and fibro awareness, etc.

 

 

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF FIBROMYALGIA

A Day In My Life With Fibro – At The Movies Jurassic World 
Another post about how fibro effects daily life. This time I learned a lot about how fibro can even affect me watching a movie at the movie theater. Especially if the movie is a big, busy special affects action movie.

A Day In The Life Of My Fibro Journey: Memorial Day 2015
Memorial Day 2015 was an interesting day and a good example of what a day in the life of a fibromite is like.


HOW FIBROMYALGIA AFFECTS MY DAILY LIFE

How Fibromyalgia Affects My Daily Life: Dental Work
This is another post in a series of how fibromyalgia affects my daily life. In this case, it was a day at the dentist. Yes, even dental issues are affected by fibromyalgia.


IS FIBROMYALGIA THE END OF LIFE AS WE KNOW IT?

IS FIBROMYALGIA THE END OF LIFE AS WE KNOW IT? PART 1
This is the first part of the series of “Is Fibromyalgia The End Of Life As We Know It? Part 1. There will be several more articles in this series.

IS FIBROMYALGIA END THE OF LIFE AS WE KNOW IT? PART 2
This is the second part of the series of “Is Fibromyalgia End Of The Life As We Know it? Part 2. There will be several more in the series.


FIBRO REVIEWS

Book Review – A Voice Of Hope
This article is a review of a book called “A Voice Of Hope.” It is about one women’s journey with chronic fatigue and depression.

Review Of The Movie Cake And Comments About Chronic Pain
This is a review about the move “Cake” starring Jennifer Anniston. It is a movie about a women with chronic pain.


FIBRO MISC

June – National Men’s Health Month – Men And Fibromyalgia
A blog about fibromyalgia for men, written by me, a guy for June’s Mens health month.

The Most Popular Fibro Posts Of The Last Two Weeks
This is a new idea to post every few weeks about some of the more popular recent posts.


FIBRO LISTS

Top Ten Tips For Dealing With Fibromyalgia
This is a list of ten tips of how to deal with fibromyalgia

Symptoms Of Fibromyalgia

Victimization Caused By Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Or Other Invisible Illnesses
A victim is, by definition, some who have had something happen to them that causes pain or destruction, against their will. Having a chronic illness such as fibromyalgia makes you a victim. This post deals with how to deal with that.


BLOG AWARDS

Winner Of The 2015 Visibility Award
A post dedicated to being the recipient of the 2015 Visibility Award


PERSONAL FIBRO HISTORY

My 31 Year Journey With Fibromyalgia
This is a non fiction short story about my 31 year journey with fibromyalgia.


MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL

RIP
I lost a dear friend. It’s been eleven years now but I still miss him. He was married with three girls. He enjoyed being active with his wife and children. He would take them swimming and fishing. They played in the snow together. This post talks about mourning the person you were before you had fibromyalgia.

Fibromyalgia and Depression
Some studies and reports say the up to 50 percent of all fibromyalgia patients suffer from depression. We know that depression, anxiety and all other mental health issues are a real physical disease that can be treated with the right medicine. Often many of these mental health disorders like depression are rooted in chemical imbalances within the brain. I don’t know for certain just how many fibro patients are plagued with depression or anxiety but to me, it makes perfect sense that so many would be thus affected.


INSPIRATIONAL 

Life With Fibromyalgia – More Than Pain, Fog and Fatigue
This post is about adjusting your life to accommodate the problems fibromyalgia gives you. It looks into what fibro does to you when you have other illnesses.

Fibro Whatchamacallit
I want to write about one of the other symptoms of fibromyalgia. It is called fibro . . . um, you know, um, it’s where you know what you want to say but can’t think of the right word. You know, it’s where you know what the word is, you know what the word means and you know how to use it. You can describe what it means but you can’t think of the word. I want to write today about fibro- . . . it’s where you can’t remember the word . . . fibro-whatchamacallit but you know it’s the right word. Oh ya, its fibro fog.


COPING WITH FIBROMYALGIA

Thankful for Fibromyalgia
Today I had an epiphany. I felt it in my heart for the first time. I am thankful for having Fibromyalgia. That seems impossible. Read this post and find out.

How to Reinvent Yourself With Fibro . . . Living an Eventful Purpose Filled Life
This post is a suggestion on how to reinvent yourself in spite of fibromyalgia. It is somewhat autobiographical.

Journal Therapy For Fibromyalgia and Others With Chronic Or Invisible Illnesses
This post goes into detail about the importance of journal therapy for fibromyalgia and other chronic illnesses and chronic pain.


FIBRO AWARENESS

Fibro Awareness
This post recaps some the previous fibro posts that seemed to e the most popular at the time the post was written.

What’s It Like To Be A Guy With Fibromyalgia
This is a post about me and fibromyalgia. I am a guy with fibro and I wrote it from my personal perspective.

A Day In the Life Of Fibroman
A post about activities from a typical day with fibromyalgia

Invictus, The Inspirational Poem For Those Who Suffer
This post is simply a repost of the famous poem Invictus and how it applies to Fibromites.

Fibro Awareness
A post promoting fibro awareness.

What Does It Feel Like to Have Fibromyalgia
This post describes what it feels like to have fibromyalgia.

What It’s Like to Be Me With Fibro Fog
This post is autobiographical. I have fibromyalgia and wrote this post about having fibro first hand.

Wouldn’t It Be Nice To Plan On Being Sick?
With fibromyalgia, you never know when you’re going to be sick. You almost always in pain but there are various types of flares up the create a certain type of malaise.

How Fibromyalgia Affects My Daily Life
A personal look how fibromyalgia and chronic pain and fatigue affects my daily living.


OPINIONS ON MANAGING FIBRO

Whose In Charge? You Or Your Doctor?
This article talks about the relationships between you and your doctors.

Who Is The Boss? You Or The Doctor?
Talks about managing your fibromyalgia. Since there is no known cure for fibromyalgia we have to look at ways to manage the illness and try to keep the upper hand against this dreaded disease.

We Are Not Hypochondriac’s . . . But Maybe We Should Be?
Introducing the concept of fibrochondria. Talks about the need to keep on eye on our many symptoms incase they are symptoms of some else.

Fibro Emergency Go-bag. Fibro Awareness
When you have fibromyalgia you have certain needs and a lot of limitations. But life goes on and sometimes you just have to do things regardless of how you feel. Having a properly organized go-bag is very helpful to handle those stressful activities. This blog tells you about fibro related go bags.


POEMS ABOUT FIBROMYALGIA

Fibromyalgia Poem Fibro Awareness The Disease Destroying Me
A fibro poem called “The Disease Destroying Me” by N.J. Gatehouse

A Song Dedication To Fibro Awareness – We Are The Champions
This post is a good-natured attempt to show how “We Are The Champions” by Queen would make a great theme song for fibromites.


TRAVELING WITH FIBROMYALGIA

31 Tips For Traveling With Fibromyalgia
Traveling with fibromyalgia is difficult and sometimes impossible. This post gives fibromites thirty-one ideas for making traveling easier.

Traveling With Fibromyalgia
This post is about the do’s and don’ts when traveling with fibromyalgia.


 

FIBROMYALGIA MEMES

All fibro memes and fibro-awareness memes are free to use as long as they remain unmodified.

Fibro Awareness Memes Or Graphics
Additional free use fibro-awareness memes

Free Fibro Meme’s
A post that features more free fibro-awareness memes.

Fibromyalgia Awareness Free Graphics Or Memes
This post includes a nice selection of fibromyalgia memes

The Four C’s Of Fibromyalgia 


MISC POSTS ON FIBRO

Fibro Community
Discusses the reasons why I added a fibromyalgia thread to the CallahanWriter blog.

Fibromyalgia Informational Links Fibromyalgia Awareness Memes
This post includes free fibro-awareness meme’s, a partial list of fibro resources on the internet.

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