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

Finding Meaning In Your Pain

living well despite the pain

There’s no getting around the fact that chronic pain stinks. I know, because I lived with excruciating back pain for about six years. It radiated down my leg, and prevented me from getting a good night’s sleep. No matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t get comfortable in bed. It was no picnic being awakeRead more

Fibromyalgia And Cracking Joints

fibromyalgia and cracking joints

When my chronic pain hit, I noticed another trouble symptom. This was cracking joints. I had pains that traveled, throughout my body. But the worst pain was in my lower back. This is also where I heard the cracking. It was an annoying symptom. At one point, it became so bad that I worried peopleRead more

Fibromyalgia I Feel Lazy

fibromyalgia I feel lazy

I’ve lived with chronic pain for more than a decade. Along with this comes fatigue. But I’m blessed. Some days I feel pretty energetic. Other days, I’m tired. My tired days tend to happen after a stretch of higher energy ones. That’s probably because I oftentimes push myself really hard when I can. Then, theRead more