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My Fibromyalgia Life Story, by Josy Tabb

Hiya,My name’s Joanne but I prefer Josy. I adopted the nickname when I was 11 and I am now 40 (birthday during Covid lockdown so - I am still kinda 39 as I didn’t celebrate it).I have suffered from fatigue and pain for most of my life. The doctors said it was more in my head… Continue reading My Fibromyalgia Life Story, by Josy Tabb

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Everything you need to know about Medical Gaslighting

Here is one we can all relate to … In my story, My Long Journey to Diagnosis, I explain just how traumatic my journey to diagnosis was. The medical gaslighting I experienced was horrifying! Some of the things told to me: There is nothing wrong with you (Seriously! I’m so happy but there IS something… Continue reading Everything you need to know about Medical Gaslighting

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Fibro caused by Stress, by Gyna-Monica Herrera

At the beginning of 2013, my marriage started to fall apart (my husband cheated), and I couldn't put it behind me like I thought I could. I didn't realize that the stress of that whole incident was going to cause my 1st fibro flare, which wouldn't be diagnosed until November that year (2013). My life did… Continue reading Fibro caused by Stress, by Gyna-Monica Herrera

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Adding My Face to Fibromyalgia Awareness, Apryl Goodwin

Fibromyalgia warrior, Apryl Goodwin, suffers from Fibromyalgia. While Apryl is not yet ready to share her story, she has agreed to add her face to Faces of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that she has shared this, as each face added raises awareness. You can connect with Apryl by following her on Instagram.

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Fibromyalgia Diagnosis was Raw, Cruel and Real, by Blanca Chicas

Fibromyalgia warrior, Blanca Chicas, suffers from Fibromyalgia. Blanca has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I'm so grateful that she has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Blanca by following her on Wego Health or Facebook Fibromyalgia Diagnosis was Raw, Cruel, and… Continue reading Fibromyalgia Diagnosis was Raw, Cruel and Real, by Blanca Chicas

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Getting My Fibromyalgia Diagnosis was a Traumatic Experience, by Erin Hope

Fibromyalgia warrior, Erin Hope, suffers from Fibromyalgia. Erin has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that she has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Erin by following her on Instagram. Getting My Fibromyalgia Diagnosis was a Traumatic Experience,… Continue reading Getting My Fibromyalgia Diagnosis was a Traumatic Experience, by Erin Hope

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I Was Made To Feel Like a Hypochondriac, by Sasha Twinham

Fibromyalgia warrior, Sasha Twinham, suffers from Fibromyalgia. Sasha has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that she has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Sasha by following her on Instagram. Sasha Twinham Hi! My name is Sash and I am… Continue reading I Was Made To Feel Like a Hypochondriac, by Sasha Twinham

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Adding My Face to Fibromyalgia Awareness, Kaishona Casey

Fibromyalgia warrior, Kaishona Casey, suffers from Fibromyalgia. While Kaishona is not yet ready to share her story, she has agreed to add her face to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that she has shared this, as each face added raises awareness. You can connect with Kaishona by following her on Instagram. Kaishona Casey

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Being In Constant Pain Is Not Easy, by Milagro Bonilla

Fibromyalgia warrior, Milagro Bonilla, suffers from Fibromyalgia. Milagro has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that Milagro has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Milagro by following her on Instagram. Milagro Bonilla From what I can remember, my journey… Continue reading Being In Constant Pain Is Not Easy, by Milagro Bonilla

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Fibromyalgia: The “F” Word of the Medical Community, by Paul from The Chiropractic Guy

Paul from The Chiropractic Guy has written a very interesting article about Fibromyalgia from a clinicians perspective and has provided some thoughts on chronic pain treatment. I hope you find this informative. You can connect with Paul on Instagram. Hi Fibro Warriors There has never been a bigger platform to raise awareness and knowledge of… Continue reading Fibromyalgia: The “F” Word of the Medical Community, by Paul from The Chiropractic Guy

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I Knew Something Wasn’t Right, by Gina Christiansen

Fibromyalgia warrior, Gina Christiansen, 23 years old, suffers from Fibromyalgia. Gina has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that Gina has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Gina by following her on Instagram. She is also the founder… Continue reading I Knew Something Wasn’t Right, by Gina Christiansen

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Too Young for Fibromyalgia, by Meri-zelle Bouillon

Fibromyalgia warrior, Meri-zelle Bouillon, suffers from Fibromyalgia. Meri-zelle has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that she has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Meri-zelle by following her on Instagram. Meri-zelle Bouillon My story starts 5 years ago.… Continue reading Too Young for Fibromyalgia, by Meri-zelle Bouillon

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My Life Changed Drastically after Fibromyalgia Diagnosis, by Amanda Morazzini

Fibromyalgia warrior, Amanda Morazzini suffers from Fibromyalgia. Amanda has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that Amanda has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Amanda by following her on Instagram. Amanda Morazzini Fibromyalgia. A pain that's indescribable. A pain… Continue reading My Life Changed Drastically after Fibromyalgia Diagnosis, by Amanda Morazzini

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I Suffer Deep Grief for the girl I was before Fibromyalgia, by Amy Bevan

Fibromyalgia warrior, Amy Bevan suffers from Fibromyalgia. Amy has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that Amy has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Amy by following her on Instagram. I Suffer Deep Grief for the Girl I was… Continue reading I Suffer Deep Grief for the girl I was before Fibromyalgia, by Amy Bevan

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What is “Fibro Fog”?

“Fibro Fog” is a type of cognitive dysfunction reported by many people with Fibromyalgia.  It is also sometimes referred to as “Brain Fog”.  The symptoms include difficulty with concentration, memory deficits, and confusion.  The reason for the changes in brain function with Fibromyalgia is not clearly understood. It is not uncommon for most people to… Continue reading What is “Fibro Fog”?

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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