Author Archives: C. Matusky

About C. Matusky

Owner of retail online store selling items for gifts and to help folks like myself who have chronic pain conditions.

To Write or Not….Is that the Question?

So I decided to start journaling again. This is I do not know, the umpteenth time I will have embarked on trying to create the habit in myself to do it every day, day in and day out at least … Continue reading

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Once again…

Two more days and back I go to the woods alone to quit again for the ? time.  God please let it be the last!  I don’t want to be old, sick, coughing my head off!  This Fibromyalgia has already … Continue reading

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The Never Ending….

In mid-September I went out to the “woods” by myself to do some personal therapy and quit smoking and using alcohol to drown my feelings and hurts.  I spent 8 glorious days and felt so fantastic when I came home.  … Continue reading

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Because you asked…

I wanted to emphasize here that I started writing these posts as many folks have asked me what is it like having an invisible chronic condition and fibromyalgia.  And if I am to be honest, I have to say what … Continue reading

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Messages in The Night…

Sleep?  It has become my worst nemesis.  I do not really sleep anymore and occasionally when I actually do it will last for 24 hours non-stop except bathroom breaks.  Those are the strangest times as I lose the entire day … Continue reading

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The Fog Thickens

The fog has become increasingly difficult to navigate. During this phase I have been in lately with the pain being ever present I find the fog has gotten more intense. I did not know what the Fibro Fog really was … Continue reading

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I Am Nothing But A Fake

Some days I feel fairly good and can bend and twist and not fall over and I do not even feel like I need extra pain medication. And then the thoughts of all I have done and all I have … Continue reading

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