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The Bathroom

It's my least favorite room in the house because I'm the one that has to clean it.  I don't mind the toilet because crap doesn't talk back, and well, frankly I don't have to bend my body into a pretzel in order to clean the gosh darn thing.  The shower on the other hand is my most hated chore.  I've tried hide the dirt by covering the unsightliness with a very pretty shower curtain, but alas, it doesn't work.  I know the dirt is there.

That dirt toys with me, you know.  It FB pokes me in the middle of the night-- I swear!  It wants me to give it some attention, I know and I try-- really I do because this neat freak NEEDS to.  But when I'm flaring, it's different.  Flares suck, let's face it. 

We all flare differently, but in the end, all we really want is a fast way to clean the bathroom while in one.  So here goes...

First off, those all purpose Clorox Wipes are a God send!  Use those to clean the sink, toilet, and floor.  Clean the floor aroun…

The Power of Prayer

Dr. Oz recently aired a show about a Roman Catholic practitioner being a healer for those who are sick.   Being a sensible journalist, I don't want to go out on a limb and compare Dr Nemeh to Jesus, but he's intriguing.  You can find a link to his website here....
http://drnemeh.com/index.php

The reason why I'm intrigued is because I truly wonder about faith and its role in how well we Fibro sufferers tolerate our every day pains.  I by no means want to get religious on any of you.  You all have your faiths.  I'm not here to brag about mine or try to convince you of anything.  I merely want to have a discussion that makes you think.

Faith is an interesting concept because we all have faith in the fact that when we go to sleep, the sun will rise when we wake.  We have faith in the fact that our cars will run so we can drop our kids off to school and go to work.  We also have faith in the fact that we Fibro sufferers have good and bad days.

Why do we have that?  What make…