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Wear aprons… judiciously. On the one hand, smocks and coveralls protect your nicer clothes when you’re doing messy tasks, saving you time and money. On the other, wearing these comfortable-yet-shapeless garments all the time can become a trap: it’s so … Continue reading
Notice physical hazards in your home and find ways to overcome them. For instance, if you often bump your toes on heavy furniture or door frames, try attaching a layer of thick foam at toe level. If you trip over … Continue reading
Many fibromites find that the unpredictability of spring weather – sunny skies one minute, downpours the next – can provoke a flare. Plan to give yourself a little extra self-care and patience until things settle down.
The winter blahs can make life’s little tasks seem so much harder than they really are. Make sure to cover the basics: take all prescribed medications and supplements and drink plenty of water – and don’t skip meals or healthy … Continue reading
It’s tempting to go overboard making New Year’s resolutions – and hard not to beat yourself up for failing to accomplish them. This year, try to keep just one resolution: “In 2013, I will do a better job of treating … Continue reading
Feeling a little low after Christmas has come and gone? Eat an extra serving – or two! – of fruits and vegetables today: it will give you an energizing lift (and keep you from the leftover cookies).
No matter how stressful or busy the holiday season may be, take time each day for exercise – whatever that means to you. Depending upon your unique body and its needs, that could mean anything from circling the couch two … Continue reading
By now you know how to plan for the holidays. You’re an expert at seasonal self-care. And if you still need a little help – well, you’ve got our “Holiday Resources” for support, or you could always submit a question … Continue reading