Category Archives: fibromyalgia support

Stress, Chronic Illnesses, and an apology

So, I have two chronic illnesses and hypothyroidism.  The illnesses are Systemic Lupus and Fibromyalgia.  Both of which react negatively in their own way to stress.  What does this mean?

It means that I am sick.  My body sees itself as an invader and is trying to kill itself off.  I am on some serious meds, plus antibiotics.  This is why I must apologise to my readers for my missing presence this past week.  It hasn’t been a lack of things happening, rather it has been my illnesses that have kept me away from the blog.

When everything hurts right down to the fingernails, and the hair on your head, there is little that you feel like doing.

I am on the mend now, so look for more postings from me.

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>Appeals and Support decisions.

>Was sad to take our son back to the residential facility.  Had a great weekend. Filed the appeal for the abuse and neglect complaint.  I commented that in my opinion academic records were tampered with.  The IEP created last January was based in part on  the psychiatric report from his doctor.  I said that I… Continue Reading

>Support

>I am a member of an online support system for people with fibromyalgia.  It is incredible to be able to communicate with other people who have this condition.  I wish that there was one for Lupus.  The only thing that is not good is that I am the only man.  the other members and I… Continue Reading