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Alright, so for my birthday (which was Sunday), my husband got me concert tickets, which was the Friday before. I had been looking forward to it for months. My favorite band was playing, 4th out of 4 bands. I contacted the box office, concerned, because the venue was standing room only. Fibro Warrior here, and can’t stand very long and she directed me to ADA seating. Awesome!

I made it through 2 bands. Even sitting. I got up a couple times to watch the bands perform because I couldn’t see over the crowd but had already walked about 10 minutes from our car to the venue and then waited in line for probably 45 minutes. I was wiped. We left and I cried for about a half hour off and on because I was looking forward to this so much and had to leave because my body just sucks. My husband reassured me it was okay and we would catch them again.

I’m still learning my limits, but can anyone suggest anything? Fall is my favorite thing. Haunted houses and corn mazes and all that. And my nieces and nephew are visiting this summer and I want to do stuff with them but it makes it so hard. How do you adapt to your illness? #fibrowarrior #Spoonie #SpoonieProblems

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I would love to read a book that features a fictional character who has fibromyalgia. Please comment if you have read any good fictional books whose characters have fibromyalgia.

I would also love to see a recommendation for a motivational book for people with chronic pain/chronic illnesses. If it's a book specifically about fibromyalgia, please make sure that the author has fibromyalgia themselves before recommending. I know that that sounds nitpicky, but I have heard enough BS for a lifetime 😅

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What CAN you do today?

<p>What CAN you do today?</p>
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Notes on Being #Fine

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Just wanted to introduce myself. I've been around The Mighty for a couple years without getting too involved. Figured it was time to talk to people lol. I've got a ton going on health-wise and fibro is getting worse.

Anyone else get costochondritis so bad that it feels like a heart attack and feels like you can't breathe?

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Treating #ChronicPain needs to be better

<p>Treating <a class="tm-topic-link mighty-topic" title="Chronic Pain" href="/topic/chronic-pain/" data-id="5b23ce6f00553f33fe98ff5b" data-name="Chronic Pain" aria-label="hashtag Chronic Pain">#ChronicPain</a>  needs to be better</p>
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Living with #ChronicIllness

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