Getting Quality Sleep despite Fibromyalgia Pain

Patients living with fibromyalgia pain often find themselves struggling with insomnia and other sleep difficulties.  As much as 75 percent of fibromyalgia patients report sleep disturbances and daytime fatigue, this according to research conducted by the National Fibromyalgia Research Association.[1]  Daytime grogginess and sleep deprivation are a result of problems falling sleep and actually staying…

Feeling Shortchanged by Chronic Illness

It is not unusual for individuals living with chronic illness to feel shortchanged by their diseases.  When we find ourselves unable to do the things we were once able to do – such as working long hours or doing the same work, travelling, eating what we want, being physically active, and being there for loved…