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What's Norwex and Why's It So Good For Fibro Sufferers?

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FF: Hi Ali! First off, welcome to Fibro and Fabulous! Please let the readers know a little bit about yourself and your company Norwex. AB: Hi everyone! My name is Alison Buonome but you can call me Ali. I live in Vernon, CT and I am a busy mom to 5 year old twin boys. I have lots of messes to clean and love my Norwex products. I used to despise cleaning but Norwex makes it so easy and I don't have to worry about my family being exposed to chemicals! Norwex’s mission statement is “Safe, Effective, Sustainable”. Yep that’s it. Our commitment to a brighter future starts with our product mission. You shouldn’t have to sacrifice effectiveness or sustainability when you choose a safer product. So we won’t put the Norwex label on it unless it meets all three criteria.
FF: What made you decide to get into the Norwex business? AB: As I said above, I am a mom to 5 year old twins boys. My boys were born premature at 33 weeks. I would put my kids to bed, go straight to the bathroom, close the d…

Sex, Men, and Fibro

***WARNING*** This installment is for readers 18 and over because it contains adult topics. Thank you for your understanding.

Though this article does not touch on fibromyalgia and sex directly I think it is still a very important article to read because it discusses why we woman sometimes are not open with our men when it comes to sex.

Something I cannot stress enough, and I've stressed it in my books and articles on this subject religiously, is that you have to have open communication with your partner. Likes and dislikes can change over the years-- or in a fibromite's case-- it can happen daily so never be afraid to speak up.

This OBGYN is spot on and she completely coincides with my views about men in relationships. Your man should be asking early and often in your sexual relationship what you like. And yes, it's even better if he asks you to show him. Men sometimes need-- pardon the pun-- hands on experience to learn for next time.

https://nyti.ms/2GASpGD

Why WE SHOULD NOT Apologize

In the times of the digital age many are looking for perfection. Maybe it's the screen that gives them the false-feeling OR maybe it's the feeling of a huge disconnect that does.

This post is about the later.

WHY?

Why do WE feel a disconnect these days from people EVEN WHEN THEY ARE RIGHT IN FRONT OF US!

Our "Z" generation will tell you there is no disconnect because they talk to their friends DAILY on the internet. And I MUST admit I've been doing the same with ALL of mine because the distance is TOO far to visit.

But with virtual do we expect face-to face perfection TOO much?

Think about it-- you let that internet friend you've never met face-to face slide because he/she is a million miles away. Do you do the same for your face-to-face friends you've known most of your life?

I will admit that sometimes I DO NOT do this. I will admit that I feel hurt and I SHOULD admit that to my friends.

Don't we expect our social media friends every time we do a &q…

An Apology and Free Book

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Hey everyone! 
This is not going to be a normal post because I wanted to drop in and post an apology to Y'all! Last week I was involved with a Giving Thanks Romance promotion and some authors were really nice to let you all know about it via social media outlets. MANY of you have been following me on those sites for about a decade (Well... it's going to near two in a bit-- but who's counting ;) LOL!) so I really want to make sure you see this apology.
To make a long story short-- I was GROSSLY misinformed by the coordinator how many books were involved and once I found out just how misleading the promotion had become, I pulled out my book.
I am very sorry that I did that but I live by integrity as you die-hard fans of my writing know and I'd never, EVER want to mislead any reader. I am very grateful for all of the support, emails, PMs, likes, and shares by all of you!
Having said that, I'd like to continue to offer my book as a free download to any who have been a…

The Pros AND Cons of Tidying

I LOVE this article because it speaks to every fiber of my core and I WISH it inspired my family just as much as it inspires me.

Growing up, Grandma and Mom always used to say that "Cleanliness was next to Godliness" and they then proceeded to show me how to clean something using a proper tool and disinfectant. Mom was a little more extreme than my Grandma. Mom was more strict than this article too. Grandma though? She allowed things to be a little messy but showed me how to "tidy".

The pros of keeping things "tidy" is that you have a lot less to do come "cleaning day". The thing is? This article speaks of mothers and mother in-laws and I'm going to bank on the fact that since the author of this article has a home of her own that her parents on both sides probably don't deal with a ton of mess-- PERIOD!

There are days in my own life when I feel like I'm just the maid. I've LITERALLY had the kids and husband walked over my hunched…

For the First Time in Forever...

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This is a mental health post for all of you suffering. It's been hard. I understand because it is hard for me too. There are days when I didn't think I could breathe in, but I found a way to breathe out. If you suffer from depression to the point where your life consists of a lot of bed rest and not much else, please understand that I have been there for a good amount of my own adult life.
There are days when I have done nothing but binge watch a favorite show from the past. I tend to binge watch "The Rifleman" because I miss watching it with Grandma. I also binge watch "Star Trek" because Dad and I used to watch it when I was growing up. Other favorites are the X-Files, Criminal Minds, Expedition Unknown, and Bar Rescue because my kids and husband love those.
Depression happens. It's pretty much a fact in everyone's lifetime. BUT living life is a choice. You can chose to live day by day, hour by hour, minute by minute, or breath by breath. I have …

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