Fibromyalgia

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If you have fibromyalgia, you certainly know that daily life can be challenging, to say the least.  Simply learning how to live a new life with fibro and saying goodbye to my old life has been such a struggle.  Some days I think I have really have things figured out.  Then there are the days

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Mom guilt is rearing its ugly face again.  No matter how much better I think I feel, there’s always something in the past that I didn’t do that will come back to bite me in the ass. We went to the dentist today.  My daughter and I had our teeth cleaned.  I went in feeling

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Ugh.  I have been trying to write this post for over a week now.  When the fog hits, it really hits.  I think the details may have changed a bit, but the general idea is the same. Everyone has a story.  While some are similar, no two are exactly alike.  We all walk a different

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You know those days when everything sucks?  It seems like the world is against you?  If you’ve never felt like that then consider yourself lucky, and you need not continue reading this.  This is for the real people who actually have really bad days.  The days where the kids don’t behave, and then you have

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There will be ups and downs. There will be good days and bad days.  I know this.  The thing is, that sometimes when there are bad days, I can handle those because I have plenty of experience with them.  When the days go from bad to really bad, turns out I don’t handle those too

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Next to living with fibromyalgia, one thing that really sucks is trying to get others to understand how I feel having it.  It’s not that people don’t understand what fibro is, although sometimes they don’t, but what they don’t always get is that it’s with me all the time.  There’s rarely a time when I

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I’ve been living with fibro for about 10 years.  Some days I say I am battling fibro, but today I am living with it.  I personally don’t know anyone else who has ever had fibro so I don’t have anyone to compare stories with or anyone to ask questions.  When I was pregnant, everyone always

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I usually visit my rheumatologist every three to four months if everything is going well.  I’ll go more often if I don’t feel that great.  On the occasions when I am not managing so well, he tells me the same thing without fail.  Sleep. Exercise. Manage stress.  Those are the three most important things that

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Let’s face it.  Fibro sucks.  You know what sucks just as much?  Paying for prescriptions!  I don’t even consider it an option to not get my prescriptions.  I know that I will literally feel like I want to die if I don’t take the medication that I need to manage the symptoms of fibro.  Why