Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia warrior, Health, Spoonie

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

Chronic Pain, Depression, Disability, Fibromyalgia, Fibromyalgia Blog, fibromyalgia warrior, Health, Spoonie

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

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