Category Archives: Fibromyalgia

She Swallowed the Spider to Catch the Fly: Some Thoughts on Pharmaceuticals

Last week I told a doctor that I felt like the old woman who swallowed a fly. He was not amused. For the infinitesimal percentage of my readers who do not know the song I’m referring to, here are the … Continue reading

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Watching the Sun Rise: Day 15 of Medical Leave

So last night I didn’t sleep. I got a good, long night’s sleep on Tuesday night after acupuncture, and then on Wednesday I had a 3 pm massage and a relaxing evening but when I went to bed nothing was … Continue reading

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Weird Day – Still Day 10

I didn’t get much blogging done today. I did work on a post that I’ll finish tomorrow. The vertigo continued all day, and every 3-4 hours I was sucked back into a deep rabbit hole of sleep. By my calculations, … Continue reading

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Lab Assignment #3

  Problem: Fibromyalgia pain, migraines, brain injury side effects, TMJ pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, difficulty concentrating, depression, anxiety, insomnia, and the occasional hangnail Hypothesis: Acu – acu- acu – <gasp> puncture could help with these problems. Commentary: Acupuncture has a … Continue reading

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