The day I received my diagnosis of fibromyalgia is also the day I formed a love/hate relationship with it. It was a hot summer day in Arizona when I received my diagnosis. I entered my doctor’s office with hope of finding out why I felt like crap and what could be done to make me feel better. Little did I know that only one of those would come true.
Living with one or multiple chronic illnesses involves a LOT of waiting. We wait for doctor appointments, test results, pain relief, cures, diagnoses, people to understand, and so much more. But does it ever end? There is no simple answer to this question.
Little did I know that a show about beautiful, strong, and intelligent women would also give me the “know-how” I would need to survive life with not just one, but multiple chronic illnesses!
Between the false hope, my doctors issued and the pressure from friends and family to get better, making changes to how I lived never crossed my mind. But it should have and here is why:
You may have heard of fibro fog, but what about fibro farts? That’s right friends! We have yet another “F” word to contend with!
My diagnosis of fibromyalgia has been problematic. During one visit I mentioned my diagnosis of fibromyalgia and he said, and I quote “That’s not a real disease.”
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With nine different preprogramed massage modes I was able to find one that didn’t increase my pain level.