It’s all in your head.

https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/americas-heroin-epidemic/americans-are-abusing-over-counter-drugs-well-opioids-study-shows-n846401 This is my reaction to the above article. The problem is people with chronic pain such fibromyalgia (which I happen to have) are told the pain is all in our heads. A good many of doctors refuse to treat the pain and label us as drug seekers. Doctors have to listen more to their [...]

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Men with Fibromyalgia

I've carried this cross of pain for nearly a decade and some days have been easier to get through than others, especially with no real pain control. Yes we men do make up a good number of people with chronic pain. I moved to Florida one year and three months ago and since that time [...]

A Letter for All Fibro

*From the Archives of Just Us Owls* From Sue a letter written for all of us Fibro-Warriors! Fibromyalgia? Because you asked... Dear Concerned, You’ve recently asked me about fibromyalgia and I’m sure you’re wondering what all the hype is about. While most people have heard of it by now, that doesn’t mean they know what it [...]

Padre’s Story of Pain

From the old blog. Everyone feels pain on some level, whether it be emotional or physical, however those that are “normal” the pain passes. Those of us who live with Chronic Pain Syndrome and/or Fibromyalgia deal with it at very high levels and on a daily basis. Pain does change a person, and today my [...]

Pain and Intimacy

This comes from older blog. Chronic Pain & Intimacy Today’s topic is one that is on the taboo side and not talked about that often even with people that do not have Chronic Pain.  So put the kids to bed and get a pencil for some notes! People need physical and emotional intimacy almost as [...]