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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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Story of Determination, Resistance, Strength, and Hope by Roberta Distante

Hi there, My name is Roberta Distante, I’m a 38-year-old Italian PhD economist based in Copenhagen, Denmark. “Let’s observe symptoms and developments for some time. I would like to be cautious before diagnosing you with fibromyalgia; you’re too young” The look in her eyes was sincerely compassionate and worried. This is how one of the… Continue reading Story of Determination, Resistance, Strength, and Hope by Roberta Distante

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Learning to Climb Mountains by Jenna Nichols

Personally, I'm not sure where the key to understanding my illness begins. As far back as I can remember I haven't felt well. I remember being a young child, crying to my mother that I just didn't feel okay. When I was 5 years old, my mother, my brother, and I were sick with mononucleosis.… Continue reading Learning to Climb Mountains by Jenna Nichols

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The Fibro Wife Painful & Proud by Emma Boyland

Hi Everyone, I’m Emma, a 30, soon to be 31, year old Mumma and wife who lives with Fibromyalgia. I say lives with as it’s like the annoying hotel guest on holiday blaring the music in the room next to you or the one falling over the loungers at the pool because they are drunk.… Continue reading The Fibro Wife Painful & Proud by Emma Boyland

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Adding My Face to Fibromyalgia Awareness, Katelynn Winn

Katelynn Winn suffers from Fibromyalgia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), psychogenic seizures, and mental health . While Katelynn is not yet ready to share her story, she has agreed to add her face to Faces of Fibromyalgia. You can connect with Katelynn by following her on Instagram. Fibro Ramblings: Thanks so much Katelyn! I am… Continue reading Adding My Face to Fibromyalgia Awareness, Katelynn Winn

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My Journey with Fibromyalgia, by Amy Duitsman

Fibro Warrior, Amy Duitsman, suffers from Fibromyalgia. Amy has added her face and story to Faces 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 Amy by following her on Instagram. THE SCARS YOU SHARE BECOME LIGHTHOUSES FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE… Continue reading My Journey with Fibromyalgia, by Amy Duitsman

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How a Nutritionist/Functional Medicine Practitioner can treat Fibromyalgia, to possibly cure your Fibromyalgia

Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner, Sharon Reese Chud, has written a very interesting article about treating Fibromyalgia. You can connect with Sharon on Instagram. Fibromyalgia is globalized pain and sensitivity all over the body in the musculoskeletal system. Traditional medicine struggles to be able to help people with Fibromyalgia. There is not much medical doctors can do. There… Continue reading How a Nutritionist/Functional Medicine Practitioner can treat Fibromyalgia, to possibly cure your Fibromyalgia

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Fighting Fibromyalgia for my Son, by Tava

Fibromyalgia warrior, Tava, suffers from Fibromyalgia. Tava has added his face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that he has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Tava by following him on Instagram. Tava It has been 22 years of enduring Fibromyalgia,… Continue reading Fighting Fibromyalgia for my Son, by Tava

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How I had to become the “expert” so other’s didn’t have to, by Guest Blogger, Melissa Reynolds

Fibromyalgia warrior, Melissa Reynolds suffers from Fibromyalgia. Melissa has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that Melissa has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Melissa by following her on Instagram or on her blog, melissavsfibromyalgia.com How I had… Continue reading How I had to become the “expert” so other’s didn’t have to, by Guest Blogger, Melissa Reynolds

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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