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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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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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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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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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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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Fighting Fibromyalgia ….

When I speak about Fibromyalgia being a thief, I truly mean it. The Thief that is Fibromyalgia The last time that I was able to post on this blog was on the 8th of July 2020. What has happened to me since then, is all due to Fibromyalgia. First the extreme pain hit. I was… Continue reading Fighting Fibromyalgia ….

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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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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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Peace and Acceptance, by Katrina Irapah

Fibromyalgia warrior, Katrina Irapah, suffers from Fibromyalgia. Katrina has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that Katrina has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Katrina by following her on Instagram. Katrina Irapah 12 years ago, my life changed forever. I was… Continue reading Peace and Acceptance, by Katrina Irapah

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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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Resistance is Pain, Acceptance is Key, by Corinne Stone

Fibromyalgia warrior and guest blogger, Corinne Stone, suffers from Fibromyalgia. Corinne 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 Corinne by following her on Instagram and her blog, Freedom and Fibromyalgia.… Continue reading Resistance is Pain, Acceptance is Key, by Corinne Stone

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Why Do I Ask You to Share Your Story And How Does It Benefit You?

So perhaps some people wonder why I ask them to share their stories and then ponder on whether to share their story or not. Why do I ask people to share their stories? Firstly, my main aim is to raise as much Fibromyalgia awareness as possible. I want to show that it affects both genders,… Continue reading Why Do I Ask You to Share Your Story And How Does It Benefit You?

Fibromyalgia, Health, Positive Affirmations

30 New Positive Affirmations

Time for a new set of positive affirmations as they are so important. Positive affirmations are positive phrases or statements that are used to challenge negative or unhelpful thoughts. They are used as a means of introducing new and adaptive cognitive processes. They are so easy to use ... Pick a phrase each day and… Continue reading 30 New Positive Affirmations

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Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia at 20 years old was truly devastating by Rachel Harding

Fibromyalgia warrior, Rachel Harding, suffers from Fibromyalgia. Rachel has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that Rachel has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Rachel by following her on Instagram. Rachel Harding I first started to get my… Continue reading Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia at 20 years old was truly devastating by Rachel Harding