10 Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

Being in pain can destroy the life that you have. You begin to have to rearrange your plans around your pain. It can keep you from getting out of bed. If can keep you from being able to think clearly. Fibromyalgia is a condition that can completely change your life. Which is why we...

Top Five Fibromyalgia Books, You Need To Read These!

By Kara Sandoval There are so many resources these days for people who live with fibromyalgia. In fact, the vast amount of information available can be overwhelming. Thanks to goodreads.com, we were able to compile a list of the top five books that fibromites are reading NOW. Fibromyalgia and Chronic Myofascial Pain: A...

Top Ten Binges What Fibromites are Binging NOW

By Kara Sandoval Looking for a new binge to help you get through a flare? We recently polled the 20k members of the Fibromyalgia Memes Support Group on Facebook and asked them what they are currently binging. With over 50 programs mentioned across several genres, we’ve decided to share their top ten. Vikings (2013-)...

I Waited 4 Decades to Get Diagnosed

How long did you wait to get diagnosed? Share to Show your Support! I was only 10 years old, and I already hated my life! I woke up in so much pain again that it felt like my legs were literally trying to tear themselves off of me. My mom had taken me to all...

Accepting a Chronic Disease

What are your top 3 solutions to help you cope? Share it in the Comments Below! Before you go to the doctor you are hoping and praying that it is not serious. You are hoping it is something that will go away with treatment. Then the day comes and your life changes forever. You go through all...

Sleeping Beauty and the Pea – A Two for One Tale

What words do you need to remember on your bad days? Share to Raise Awareness! I am writing this for me. But also, for you. In an effort to try and explain the journey I’m on. People continuously ask, why and how? What did I do to cause this? Or what do I think caused...

I Refuse to Let Fibromyalgia Win

Would you find it difficult to believe me if I said, that at this very moment as I type this, I am in agonizing pain? Pain so unreal it often leaves me bed-ridden, counting the moments until it passes. My hips relentless spasm as my knees double in size and stiffen. Meanwhile, my neck...

Lamenting the Love of a Bath

Do you suffer while showering as a fibromyalgia patient? Share to show your support! One of the curses of having Fibromyalgia is something called “allodynia”. Allodynia (Ancient Greek άλλος állos “other” and οδύνη odúnē “pain”) refers to central pain sensitization (increased response of neurons) following normally non-painful, often repetitive, stimulation. Allodynia can lead to the triggering...

Blaming Myself

How do you keep your faith and hope? Share to show your support! I used to blame myself for having Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain and not being able to do things like everyone else. I figured there must have been something I had done in my past to cause it. I was a pretty rebellious...

Top 3 Home Appliances for Fibromyalgia

Have you heard about these gadgets before? Share your ideas to increase awareness!   Fibromyalgia is a very debilitating condition, it comes with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and the medications that help with the pain make you sleepy or lightheaded in most cases. I’m a Civil Engineer, mother of 3 and I have been a...
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