Author Archives: Amber J

Back?

After realizing how many hundreds of repins my last workout got, I’ve decided to reboot this old, abandoned blog and try to make something out of it. So sorry for disappearing off the face of the web. Life got in … Continue reading

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Beginner’s Body Weight Workout

Workout Wednesday… on a Thursday! So, we all have to start somewhere. When I first started out (just 6 weeks after the birth of my second son) I had a hard time doing the most basic moves. I kept an … Continue reading

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“It can’t be that bad…”

You obviously don’t suffer as much as me. You obviously don’t have FM/CFS/etc. since you can exercise. You’re taking advantage of the system. You’re not that sick! These are all said to me over the past week (mostly by the … Continue reading

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Cloudy Day, Cloudy Mind

My apologies for not updating sooner. It’s been a long few weeks full of weather changes, life changes and flares. I’ll tell you a secret: I’ve been going to therapy. Many years ago, when I was a child, I suffered … Continue reading

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Food Friday: The Importance of keeping a Food Diary

Despite what many people claim, there is no specific diet for treating fibromyalgia symptoms. Fibromyalgia can be a tricky condition to treat because everybody experiences it differently. Sure, there are some common symptoms like wide spread muscle pain, joint pain … Continue reading

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Trying to be normal

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Workout Wednesday: Low Impact Aerobics and Fibromyalgia

  There is increasing evidence that low impact aerobics of moderate intensity do wonders for fibromyalgia. According to WebMD, light exercise like swimming, walking, floating and stretching are the best to control fibromyalgia pain. Strangely enough, exercise is one of … Continue reading

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