Truths People With Fibromyalgia Wish Others Understood


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Things People With Painsomnia Need You to Know

People with painsomnia share what they wish others knew about the condition and how they can support them. Read the full story.
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5 Things I'm Thankful for This Year as a Person With Fibromyalgia

There are days when I can’t seem to do much more than crawl out of bed. Fibromyalgia causes widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, memory issues and, in general, is a pain in the butt. When I run out of or don’t take my medication, it feels like a deep fog has settled over me and it’s difficult to [...]
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My Fibromyalgia Diagnosis Drives Home the Need to Have Resolutions for 2017

Like countless millions of others, I, too, participate in that annual rite known as New Year’s resolutions. As someone grappling with fibromyalgia, I had a mixed bag of results in 2016. But I fervently believe the diagnosis drives home the need to have resolutions for 2017 — and to set them appropriately. I’ve found it helpful [...]
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My New Year’s Wish as a Person With an Invisible Illness

Wishes for happiness and peace are all around during the holiday season. We see them in commercials and embossed on cards. Health, wealth and happiness seem to be the go-to wishes, and it’s easy to see why. We all want our friends and loved ones, even complete strangers, to have these things. For those with [...]