By finding support for fibromyalgia from family, friends, and therapists or support groups, you can create a life that is healthy and satisfying.
For all the pain I felt each day, the worst was the pain in my heart — an overwhelming guilt over not being able to take care of my child and my home.
Despite the pain and unbearable fatigue that fibromyalgia is inflicting right now, life goes on. Here are tips for managing daily tasks with fibromyalgia.
The connection between fibromyalgia and anxiety is complex — as fibro symptoms worsen, anxiety increases, and as anxiety worsens, fibro symptoms increase.
The physical effects of fibro are well-known; however, the lesser-known mental health effects are just as troublesome. Here’s how a therapist can help you.
I’m not sure what I find hardest; the constant pain, fatigue and myriad of symptoms that come with fibro, or the constant need to explain and justify it.
The fog began slowly. I missed an appointment. I forgot someone’s name. I put it down to fatigue, stress, and getting older. But the fog progressed.
On any given “normal” day, the least little thing can trigger a full-blown flare-up leaving you feeling bruised and beaten, to say the least.