Beginning Sewing Project

Beginning sewing project

It’s time to do something fun!! Let’s do a simple sewing project.  A beginning sewing project can be done by both kids and adults. When I started sewing, the first thing I made was an apron.  Oh, I had helped Mom hem my skirts, dresses and slacks but my first real project that I did […] Read more »

Getting Disability for Fibromyalgia

Getting Disability for Fibromyalgia

Getting disability for fibromyalgia is a pain in the neck! I’ve just been denied mine for the first time.  I realize that being denied the first time around isn’t unusual but now I have to do an appeal and have the whole thing looked at by yet another disability analyst. Those of you who have […] Read more »

SPECT Scan Locations

SPECT Scan Locations

As was stated in a previous article, it is believed that SPECT scans can detect fibromyalgia.  I’ve had requests for SPECT scan locations and costs.  I’ll do my best to answer those questions. From the information I was able to find, these scans can run anywhere from $1,000 to over $4,000 depending on where you […] Read more »

Different Postures for Beginning Isometrics and Fibromyalgia

Different postures for beginning isometrics & fibromyalgia

Good posture is important no matter what we do; but, there a different postures for beginning isometrics and fibromyalgia that should be used in the first two weeks.  These postures will help you get stronger so you can go on to more difficult ones. 1.  Main stand. Stretch your arms to your sides, make fists […] Read more »

Growing Your Own Food

Growing your own food is beneficial in several ways. It’s a lot of work but pays off in the long run. There are several very good reasons for growing your own food. Home grown fruits and vegetables taste better.  They have a wonderful sin kissed taste that doesn’t come with hot hour produce. They are […] Read more »

Does Meditation Come Easy

Does Meditation Come Easy

Does meditation come easy? No, not for everyone.  If you’re like me your mind is too busy to quiet down long enough to meditate.  Frankly, I find this a pain in the tush. So many times I’ve just wanted to quiet my thoughts and convince myself to let my mind go blank, or convince myself […] Read more »

The Importance of Faith

Importance of Faith

The importance of faith; have you ever considered it? Faith is defined as a, “confident belief in the truth, value, or trustworthiness of a person, idea, or thing.” It is also defined as a, “belief that does not rest on logical proof or material evidence.” But do you know why it’s so important in our […] Read more »

Models of Sewing Machines

There are several models of sewing machines on the market.  Each has its own merits and with some research you will be able to choose the one that suits your needs. All the companies make machines that are good for the beginning sewer to the experienced seamstress that might need more than the basic stitches. […] Read more »

Brain Scans Detect Fibromyalgia

Brain Scans Detect Fibromyalgia

Brain scans detect fibromyalgia! Yes!! Finally a physical finding to say that fibromyalgia is a disease that’s not psychosomatic. The Dr. Oz show that was aired on 3/12/12 (I have discovered this show originally aired on 12/3/11) showed a picture of a brain scan of someone with fibromyalgia.  That scan showed an area down the […] Read more »

Use of Herbs for Pain

Use Herbs for Pain

Use of herbs for pain goes back centuries. There are several herbs that can be used for pain.  Some can be taken internally and all can be used externally.  Internally they can be made into a tea or placed on a sugar cube.  Externally they can be mixed with lotion, ointment or oil. A description […] Read more »