Friday, December 30, 2011

Tai chi appears to help fibromyalgia patients

Tai chi appears to help fibromyalgia patients

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Watchdog: When Social Security says 'no' -

Watchdog: When Social Security says 'no' -

Thursday, December 22, 2011

6 Weeks of Bliss

We all got to talking on about gifts and what we'd like to give and receive this year.  I thought about it long and hard and came up with this...

The best gift I can receive is a little time-- say five minutes a day away from the entire family-- including the pets.  I'd like to try and use that 5 minutes to meditate.

The best gift I can give is healthy inspiration to everyone I know both physically and virtually.  I truly believe that health is achieved through state of mind, as well as proper diet and exercise.  And I think this is especially true for the chronically ill since they live with disease in the long term.

Depression can creep up on the chronically ill.  It can mask itself as part of the disease so much so that some people don't even realize that they are depressed.  Depression can be a dark place.  It's hard sometimes to see yourself out of it because there seems to be no light.

I speak from experience because I too have had to navigate my way through the darkness of depression.  I was lucky though, I had a guide who provided me light along my journey.  She was always there to lend a hand or shoulder when I needed it and she also made sure I'd hear encouraging words when I needed them most. 

I'm not sure where I'd be today if I didn't have my Grandmother's help, but I know for certain that I wouldn't be in as good of a place as I'm in now.  My blog has been an attempt to give to someone a little light in one's darkness of depression.  I truly hope I can continue to inspire not only in 2012 but beyond.

Food's Lasting Effects

Do you still believe that cheap food is okay to eat?  Think again!  My Dad and I are running an experiement with cheap three month old hot dog rolls.  We are waiting to see hou long it will take for them to go bad.

The expiration date is from 9/25/2011 and they haven't gotten stale nor have they molded.  How sick is that?!  Pun intended!

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Sunnyvale Hypnosis Center Announces they are Offering Symptom Relief from Fibromyalgia Using Medical Hypnosis

This looks like a very interesting and controversial topic. Hypnosis was commonly used as pallor tricks for magic shows. It gained recognition when used to help people quit smoking or loose weight. I'm surprised to see people now using it for Fibromyalgia relief. I'm actually a little saddened by this because it seems that society as a whole has not come to grips with the fact that Fibromyalgia is a real disease. Real diseases need real doctors, real treatments, and real diagnoses in order to have relief.

Pain pills and trick words to pretend the pain away are really making things worse for us all. The body has pain naturally occur for an actual reason-- it's trying to tell you something is wrong. New research has to be done for this disease so we all know where the source of it is. If we find out that it happens to actually be a brain abnormality then magic pills or words are not the solution.

The band-aid factor that the medical industry is using to cure our aliments has to stop. And unfortunately, I think the only way we can stop this travesty is to stop buying into it. This may just be the medicine that corporate America needs to see the air in their ways.

Sunnyvale Hypnosis Center Announces they are Offering Symptom Relief from Fibromyalgia Using Medical Hypnosis

Stay fabulous!
Love and friendship,


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