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Omg Pain

My nerve pain these last couple of days has been so bad. Normally I can just get through it but tonight I cannot even walk. I am in so much pain. 157 more words

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My body hates me

I haven’t done much today. Mostly lived between the couch, my bed, and my bathroom. I haven’t showered since yesterday afternoon. My hair is greasy. I couldn’t drive today to get meds because my blood pressure was scary low. 603 more words

Autoimmune Disease

Breaking through my cycle of loss

When you have a chronic illness it can feel like you’re repeatedly experiencing loss. Loss of ability, loss of energy, loss of identity, loss of sexuality, loss of fun and recreation, loss of friendship, loss of love and so on. 1,623 more words

Fibro-warriors, I applaud you!

What is Fibromyalgia?  In a nutshell from sources like the Mayo Clinic:  Widespread muscle pain and tenderness.  More than 3 million cases in the US every year.   817 more words


Working with Fibromyalgia 

Let’s be honest life does get much more difficult with Fibromyalgia and it’s hard for people to understand how it feels to have this condition. I’ve had spinal issues for ten years and had chronic intermittent pain for 6 of those and permanently for the rest. 965 more words



Every month, it’s hard keeping up with adult life. No wonder some people don’t understand how hard it can be, being the breadwinner. But seeing my parents’ and siblings’ smiles while giving my salary & the groceries I bought, makes me happy. 114 more words



People don’t really talk too much about how chronic illness fucks up your sleep schedule. At night is when I’m in the most pain and most nights are difficult to get through. 587 more words

Autoimmune Disease