Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia warrior, Health, Spoonie, Trigger Point Injections

Fibromyalgia & Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Most of us have read that Fibromyalgia co-exists with GERD. Chest pain too, is a common Fibromyalgia symptom. Some of us are told this by our doctors and we accept it as the truth, believing that our symptoms are all caused by Fibromyalgia and nothing can be done to treat them. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)Medical… Continue reading Fibromyalgia & Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Health, Myofascial Pain Syndrome, Trigger Point Injections

Trigger Point Injections (TPIs)

Trigger Point Injections Every 4 months, I go to see my Pain Specialist and he gives me Trigger Point Injections (TPIs). The areas that he focuses on are my neck, shoulders, back (both upper and lower), my jaw and occasionally the muscles in my chest. I find these injections very painful and they often put… Continue reading Trigger Point Injections (TPIs)

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Pain, Depression, Disability, Fibromyalgia, Fibromyalgia Blog, fibromyalgia warrior, Health, Spoonie, Trigger Point Injections

My Long Journey to Diagnosis

To talk about my journey to diagnosis is important as it's just as traumatic as the diagnosis itself. Many months, lots of doctors, lots of visits, lots of unnecessary painful medical procedures and tests, lots of costs involved, lots of heartache and many painful moments.  As Fibromyalgia awareness is increasing, I hope the journey to… Continue reading My Long Journey to Diagnosis