10 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Mom with Fibromyalgia
With a few days left until Mother’s Day – there’s still time to get your mom the perfect gift. In today’s post, we’re taking a unique twist on a Mother’s Day gift guide and showing you 10 gifts that are perfect for any mom with fibromyalgia or chronic pain.
Does your mom suffer from chronic pain? If so, consider getting her something that shows you care about her health and also helps ease the burden of her pain. Here are a few ideas we came up with:
#1 – ChronicAlly Box Subscription
ChronicAlly is the FIRST ever Chronic Illness Woman & Girl’s Health & Beauty Subscription Box. Each box packed with love by fellow chronic illness warriors, so you can trust that your mom will get something she’ll like. The products are specifically selected to help recipients save both time and energy, making their health & beauty routine better and easier.
You can send your mom a single box, sign her up for a monthly subscription, or even check out their special “gift bar” section. Click the image below to learn more!
#2 – Book: From Fatigued to Fantastic
If your mom is a reader, this is a must-read for anyone with fibromyalgia or chronic fatigue. This new, completely updated third edition incorporates the latest advances in science and technology to help alleviate the baffling, often dismissed symptoms associated with severe, almost unrelenting fatigue.
Dr. Teitelbaum’s integrated treatment program is based on the clinically proven results of his landmark study and on his more than thirty years of experience in working with patients to overcome their illnesses. Using the most current information, Dr. Teitelbaum helps his readers evaluate their symptoms and develop an individualized program to eliminate them. Specific guidelines for diagnosis and care are clearly and concisely presented, along with supporting scientific studies and treatment recommendations that include the latest and best strategies for using prescription and over-the-counter medications, nutritional supplements, alternative therapies, and/or dietary and lifestyle modifications.
Get your mom this wonderful book and she WON’T be disappointed!
#3 – Book: Foods That Fight Fibromyalgia
While we’re on the topic of books – here’s another great book to consider! I own a copy of it myself! Foods That Fight Fibromyalgia features the most up-to-date nutritional research currently available, provides you with nutritional guidelines, and includes 100 recipes recipes that have been precisely developed to include the specific nutrients needed to bolster immunity and fight fatigue, depression, pain, and “brain fog.”
It also explores the link between food allergies and fibromyalgia, how to use nutrition to balance neurotransmitters for less pain and depression, and food combining for optimal nutrition.
#4 – Meal Subscription or Service
Prepping meals can be a time consuming and energy draining task. For any mom suffering from fibromyalgia, a little break from meal prep can be a huge help (mentally, physically, and otherwise)! Consider getting your mom a subscription to a monthly meal service that delivers ready-made ingredients right to her door. Now she can have healthy and delicious meals without worrying about what to cook or spending hours and hours on prep.
A few popular meal subscription services include:
#5 – Gift Certificate to a salon or massage
Who doesn’t love a little pampering at a salon or a relaxing massage? And no one deserves it more than mom! Many moms with fibromyalgia forget to neglect to spend time or money on themselves (thru no fault of their own). Give mom permission to put herself first with a gift certificate to her favorite salon or massage therapist.
#6 – Nayoya Acupressure Mat for Back & Neck Pain Relief
Help mom get a little relief thru Acupressure. With Nayoya’s acupressure mat and pillow set, there are 7,992 acupoints! The acupressure mat and pillow help alleviate back and neck pain, sciatica, and muscle spasms without resorting to prescription pain killers or expensive treatments. Using the wisdom of alternative medicine, they provide effective pain relief that is simple and easy to use.
#7 – Cold & Hot Therapy Shoulder Wrap
A lot of shoulder wraps are awkward and clunky. The ICE IT! Shoulder wrap system is anything but awkward. It is perfectly designed to curve around the shoulder for maximum comfort and relief. Not only will your mom love the cool relief, she’ll also love the plush fabric and foam cushioning which are soft and gentle on the skin!
#8 – The Purple Pillow
For most fibromyalgia sufferers, sleep does not come easy. We need all the help we can get to get a good, restful night’s sleep. That’s where the Purple Pillow come in! Made by the same actual rocket scientists that engineered the revolutionary Purple Mattress, the purple pillow is made with hundreds of little triangles that give the pillow lateral strength so it can relax under pressure without losing support. The reinforced edges give your neck extra support all night.
And the best part? Your mom can use the built-in air booster to adjust it to the perfect height for her head & neck. Help your mom get some much needed comfort and support at night with the Purple Pillow.
#9 – Turmeric Spice Anti-Inflammatory Tea
Give your mom some all-natural relief with this soothing turmeric tea. Turmeric has powerful healing and pain relief properties that can help sooth pain, relieve stress, calm the nerves, and even boost brain function. If your mom likes tea, she’s love this!
#10 – Subscription to Audible.com
A good audiobook can be a wonderful distraction for someone with fibromyalgia. While it may not provide lasting relief, studies have shown that distraction can actually lower the intensity of brain signals traveling to and from the brain. Consider getting your mom a subscription to audible so she can take her mind off of things with a good book when she needs to!
Whatever you get your mom this Mother’s Day, be sure to give her your love and support. Living with a chronic illness like fibromyalgia can be difficult and lonely, so let your mother know you care and thank her for everything she’s done for you as your mom!