Chronic Pain Management Tip

Chronic Pain Management Tip

I have fibromyalgia and at times the joints in my hands are painful and not so dexterous. One thing I have issues with is this type of doohickey: So instead, I use a readily available substitute - a toilet paper roll! Works great and I'm able to put it on even on bad pain days.

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Rest is Not “Unproductive”

Rest is Not “Unproductive”

I have problems with giving myself some slack when I'm not feeling well.  I have Fibromyalgia and it sometimes gets the better of me. Today (April 1, 2021) was a particularly damp and chilly day, which is almost always a recipe for trouble.  My aches and pains get exacerbated by the temperature, usually leaving me in bed or curled up on the couch. Now that it's just me and my kitten, things are much easier to manage than the days of chasing my four munchkins and various dogs around! But even today, as I got up to refill my drink I found myself hearing the negative self-talk in my head.  "You...

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Avoiding a Pet Scam on Kijiji*

Avoiding a Pet Scam on Kijiji*

Our kitty Miso has arrived, but finding her was not hard, but interesting.  I emailed a few people via Kijiji.ca and was amazed at some of the red flags that flew high and bright, and I'm glad I had my sceptical hat on that day! Here are some tips from Kijiji on how to avoid a pet sale scam! Avoiding Pet Scams  Adding a new pet to the family can be a very exciting time. Here are a few things to keep in mind when looking for animals on our site that will help to make the experience safer and more enjoyable;If it looks too good to be true - it probably is.  First of all, and most importantly -...

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