What People Don't Realize You're Doing Because You Have Fibromyalgia

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What It's Like to Be Diagnosed With Multiple Illnesses in Your 20s

There I was, sitting in my doctor’s office up on the examination table with my short legs swinging over the side while I waited on my doctor to read my lab results and explain what they meant. I finally get an explanation for the back and leg pain I’ve experienced since I was 9 years old. [...]
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18 Things People With Fibromyalgia Want to Post on Facebook, but Don't

Sometimes it may seem like your friends are using Facebook as a “highlight reel,” only showing the best parts of their lives. So it’s understandable that if you have fibromyalgia, you may not always share the difficult truths about what your days are like. It can be hard to share when you’re not sure if you’ll [...]

Why I Don't Consider My Fibromyalgia to Be a Stroke of 'Bad Luck'

My last post garnered such an overwhelming response it made my head spin – in a good way! (Check it out here.) I’m sure some of you thought, Boy, I wouldn’t wish this illness on anyone, or that getting this illness is some serious bad luck – but there’s more to that story. I must admit, for years I [...]

Facing the Future as a College Senior With Fibromyalgia

It’s 2:13 p.m. and all I’ve managed to do today is get out of bed and shower. I want to go to class, I want to go outside and run, but the pain shooting down my neck is an ever-present reminder of my fibromyalgia. The words to describe my feelings about this are really first-tier [...]