Chronic Friday Linkup 9

Chronic Friday Linkup is where spoonie bloggers can come together and share information, personal stories, accomplishments, inspirations, encouragement, support and more about chronic illness!

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Brandi, Being Fibro Mom #beingfibromom #ChronicFridayLinkup #fibromyalgia #spooniebloggers

I’m Brandi, follower of Christ, wife, mother, fibromyalgia fighter, and writer for Being Fibro Mom and My Fibro Journal.Being Fibro Mom not only gives you the resources needed to understand fibromyalgia and chronic pain, but also how to cope with those crazy kid days, unexpected flare ups, and unpredictable emotional days.

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What has been happening this week at Being Fibro Mom

My Fibro Journal

When I first started on my road to recovery and healing with fibromyalgia and chronic pain, my physician and therapist recommended that I keep a journal. A journal to track my pain as well as my thoughts at the end of each day. It’s a way for me to release any emotions from the day and send them into the universe. A way to empty the burdens, negative energy, or any other emotion to be rid of them in order to reduce stress and my overall pain. My Fibro Journal. read more

After a positive response from my journal entries, My Fibro Journal now has it’s own website.

My Fibro Journal #fibrojournal #fibromyalgia
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Target Dry Spray VoxBox Review

Even though they may be a bit (lot) more expensive than the usual deodorant, I need it to feel fresh. I don’t want to walk around smelling like a dirty, unwashed gym bag every time I sweat. I’m happy with my current deodorant, but was more than happy to try the new Target Dry Spray sent to me, complimentary, from Influenster. read more


Target Dry Sprays Reviews #Target #TryDry #reviews
photo credit: Being Fibro Mom

Cut and Donate Your Hair for Cancer

Then, some years ago, one of my life long friends was diagnosed with breast cancer. When I saw how she lost her hair, and the need for a wig, I needed to help her somehow. She lived hundreds of miles away, but I knew I could help. In past years my mother-in-law had her long hair cut and donated to make real-hair wigs. I wanted to do the same. Cutting my hair and donating it would not go straight to my friend, but it would go to someone that needed it just the same rather it be a woman, man, or child. read more

Pantene Beautiful Lengths 2016 #pantene #beautifullengths #wigs
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Drinking in the Silence

We parked at the edge of the water, and watched, in silence, as the boats passed by under the bridge. The view was picturesque as though it was a painting. The water moved with each passing vessel, the clouds whisked the sky in gentle strands, and the trees bowed in submission to the wind. It’s the same boat landing I’ve been to since I was small, but this time would make me look at the familiar place with new eyes, and will always remember. read more 

photo credit: stock image by Kevin Eaves at Dollar Photo Club
photo credit: stock image by Kevin Eaves at Dollar Photo Club


Coming this week at Being Fibro Mom

Our family is currently transitioning from one career to another as well as planning for May’s Fibromyalgia Awareness Month. During this time, I will not be planning to publish new content this week (only the linkup on Friday).

  • Friday: Chronic Friday Linkup – 10

I have two group board on Pinterest – Chronic Illness and Fibromyalgia Information. If you’d like to be added as a contributor to either or both boards, please contact me.

Follow Being Fibro Mom’s board Fibromyalgia Informational Group Board on Pinterest.

Follow Being Fibro Mom’s board Chronic Illness Group Board on Pinterest.

Don’t forget to check out my weekly fibro chats!

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Now it’s your turn to share your stories and posts about chronic illness.

In order to spread support of all chronic illness sufferers and bloggers, please PLACE A LINK BACK TO THIS PAGE in the post that you linked. This linkup is to offer resources to sufferers and their loved ones.

First, the rules:

  • All posts must be family-friendly.
  • Link back to this page.
  • Share up to 3 of your favorite blog posts you want to share. 
  • Please visit the link before yours if linking up one post. If linking two or three posts, please visit the one before yours and one other link.
  • By linking up, you are giving Being Fibro Mom permission to share your post on my social media pages.
  •  By linking up, you are giving Being Fibro Mom permission to share your post on the Chronic Illness group board and/or Fibromyalgia Informational group board.
  • Share this linkup with others using #ChronicFridayLinkup . Let’s get maximum exposure for this linkup to support all chronic illnesses!

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4 thoughts on “Chronic Friday Linkup 9

  • March 4, 2016 at 1:23 pm

    Yay! So glad to share here! Looking forward to reading some amazing posts today! Thank you for hosting!

    • March 7, 2016 at 8:12 am

      Thanks for giving it a jump start!

  • March 8, 2016 at 6:03 pm

    Thanks for inviting me to the linkup. I shared my tools to help me cook with RA though I didn’t change the description 5o show that. Blaming it on brain fog.

    • March 11, 2016 at 7:15 am

      It’s okay, I understand how it is. Thank you for sharing!


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