Fibromyalgia And Motherhood – How To Cope

fibromyalgia and motherhood

Looking back, my children will remember taking care of a sick mother. But that’s okay. I’m here to tell you that it didn’t kill them. It didn’t cause long-term lasting damage. Instead, I think it shaped their lives in a positive way. They learned empathy. They knew I was in a lot of pain. SoRead more

How To Avoid Fibromyalgia Treatment Scams

how to avoid fibromyalgia treatment scams

Facebook and other social media platforms are a wonderful way to find support if you have chronic pain. Unfortunately, there are a couple of things to watch out for. One is the constant negativity expressed in some of the forums. This can get discouraging. Also, scammers frequent these forums. They promote various “cures” that will supposedlyRead more

Does Fibromyalgia Cause Lack Of Energy?

does fibromyalgia cause lack of energy

Chronic pain and chronic fatigue are like evil twins. If you have one, you often have the other. Actually, I don’t think I’ve met anyone with fibromyalgia symptoms who also has normal energy. But I’m not surprised. Rather than thinking in terms of labels, I like to view this condition as just general poor health.Read more

Fibromyalgia But You Don’t Look Sick

But you don't look sick with fibromyalgia

Sometimes, I think I’m in the minority. I might be one of the few people with chronic pain who doesn’t get upset if other people don’t think I look sick. Instead, I take it as a compliment. This means all the natural remedies and healing methods I’ve used throughout the years made a difference. AndRead more

Fibromyalgia – I’m Frustrated With My Doctor

fibromyalgia - I'm frustrated with my doctor

In the fibro community, one thing that’s easy to pick up on is frustration. Many people battling fibromyalgia are angry and upset. Much of this is directed at their doctors. It is true that many medical professionals don’t seem “to get” fibromyalgia. They tend to fall into one of two camps. One camp is thatRead more