10 Nice Minutes with a Chronic Illness

I've just been diagnosed with fibro...
I've just been diagnosed with fibromyalgia now what do I do?

I’m a fan of having a moment of nice in an otherwise tough day. My moment of nice is IMG_9390usually a good espresso, that jolt only caffeine can give me that lasts a fleeting 10 minutes, if I’m lucky.
Here’s a list of the things we could do in 10 good minutes:
Read (book nerd alert, always number one if my brain is not super fogged)
Meditate
Have a cup of tea or coffee and savour it
A hot shower

Serenity, Or We’ll Be OK

One of the hardest things about living with fibro and chronic fatigue syndrome is the unpredictability.

You can have a day where you slept nine hours the night before (with only one interruption by the baby), did the right exercise the day before, take your supplements (D-Ribose and magnesium), do a 40 minute meditation – in other words do everything right – and still end up with a sudden increase in fatigue.