Depression, Fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia warrior, Health, Spoonie

Adding My Face to Fibromyalgia Awareness, Sharron Holbert

Fibromyalgia warrior, Sharron Holbert, has added her face to "Faces of Fibromyalgia"

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

Fibromyalgia; I was Relieved to Finally Have a Name, by Whitney Darling

Fibromyalgia Warrior, Whitney Darling, shares her story about Charcot Marie Tooth Disease and Fibromyalgia

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

Fibromyalgia; The Pain behind my Smile, by Katharine Austin

Katherine Austin shares her story about Fibromyalgia with us

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Pain, Depression, Disability, Fibromyalgia, Health

My Wife has Fibromyalgia: Here's what it's like & some advice you may find helpful, by Michael Gilchrist

What is it like to have a spouse/partner that suffers from Fibromyalgia? Michael tells his story and offers some advice too.

Chronic Pain, Depression, Fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia warrior, Health, Lupus, Spoonie

I Knew Something Was Wrong & Just Wanted ANSWERS, by Shanikwa Brown

Fibromyalgia warrior, Shanikwa Brown suffers from Fibromyalgia and Lupus. Shanikwa has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that Shanikwa has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Shanikwa by following her on Instagram. I Knew Something Was Wrong & Just Wanted… Continue reading I Knew Something Was Wrong & Just Wanted ANSWERS, by Shanikwa Brown

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

Fibromyalgia Diagnosis: Searching for Answers but Treated Like a Liar Instead! by Rikki-May

Fibromyalgia warrior, Rikki-May suffers from Fibromyalgia. Rikki-May has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that Rikki-May has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Rikki-May by following her on Instagram. Fibromyalgia Diagnosis: Searching for Answers but Treated Like a Liar… Continue reading Fibromyalgia Diagnosis: Searching for Answers but Treated Like a Liar Instead! by Rikki-May

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

Fibromyalgia; My Journey and My Fight, by Natasha Atkinson

Fibromyalgia warrior, Natasha Atkinson, suffers from Fibromyalgia. Natasha has agreed to add her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I’m so grateful that she has agreed to do this, as each story told raises Fibromyalgia awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Natasha Atkinson by following her on Instagram. Fibromyalgia; My Journey &… Continue reading Fibromyalgia; My Journey and My Fight, by Natasha Atkinson

Depression, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Fibromyalgia, Health

What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) & How It Can Help You: A Beginner's Guide, Part 2

In Part 2, we'll deal with validation as a way of connecting to others.

Depression, Disability, Fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia warrior, Health, Spoonie

My Life Now with Fibromyalgia by Shannon Senecal

Fibromyalgia warrior, Shannon Senecal suffers from Fibromyalgia. Shannon has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that Shannon has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Shannon Senecal by following her on Instagram. My Life Now with Fibromyalgia, by Shannon Senecal… Continue reading My Life Now with Fibromyalgia by Shannon Senecal

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Depression, Fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia warrior, Health

My Fibromyalgia and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) Journey by Jess Williams

Fibromyalgia warrior, Jess Williams, has been suffering from Fibromyalgia and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS/ME). Jess has agreed to share her story with us and I’m so grateful that she has done, as each story told raises Fibromyalgia awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Jess by following her on Instagram. My Fibromyalgia & ME/CFS… Continue reading My Fibromyalgia and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) Journey by Jess Williams

Depression, Fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia warrior, Health, Spoonie

Fibromyalgia & Libido? Here are the Realities No One will Tell You

This subject is one that I haven't seen written about. It's sad because it's a reality that affects us all.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Pain, Depression, Disability, Fibromyalgia, Health

My First Story published on The Mighty

I am so grateful and thrilled that The Mighty published my article about disability due to Fibromyalgia. I'm Not 'Lucky' to Be on Disability Benefits Due to Fibromyalgia

Chronic Pain, Depression, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Fibromyalgia, Health

What is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) & How Can it Help You : A Beginner's Guide, Part 1

When I was in the clinic for my depression, I learnt a very important therapy which helped me ...

Chronic Pain, Depression, Fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia warrior, Spoonie

My Fibromyalgia Story by Guest Blogger, Claire Day

My Fibromyalgia Story by Guest Blogger, Claire Day My journey with Fibromyalgia and inflammation started at the age of 21 with back pains and muscle spasms in my shoulder and neck. I was pregnant with my daughter at the time. At 3 months I was referred to a physio as my pelvis tilted and so… Continue reading My Fibromyalgia Story by Guest Blogger, Claire Day

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Pain, Depression, Fibromyalgia, Health

The Top Fibromyalgia Symptom we all battle with the most

The Top Fibromyalgia Symptom we all battle with the most

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Adding Purpose to Your Life

While looking through the internet, I came across this quote by Rick Warren. The greatest tragedy is not death, but life without purpose It resonates so much with me. I wrote an article on my blog about having to go on disability due to my Fibromyalgia and how that took away my purpose in life.… Continue reading Adding Purpose to Your Life

Chronic Pain, Depression, Fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia warrior, Spoonie

My Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) & Fibromyalgia Story by Guest Blogger Antoinette Mitchell

2020 has arrived and the first post I have for you is a story by guest blogger, Antoinette Mitchell. https://nettiesmomlife.wordpress.com/ Antoinette suffers from Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia and would like to share both stories with you. I am so grateful to Antoinette for sharing her story with us as each story told raises awareness and… Continue reading My Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) & Fibromyalgia Story by Guest Blogger Antoinette Mitchell

Chronic Pain, Depression, Fibromyalgia, Health, Positive Affirmations

29 Positive Affirmations to change your life

29 Positive Affirmations to change your life 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. All you need to do is pick a phrase and repeat it to yourself three to five times daily.… Continue reading 29 Positive Affirmations to change your life

Depression, Fibromyalgia, Gratitude, Health

Gratitude Journal

As mentioned in my post about gratitude and positive thinking , one of the things that I did was create a gratitude journal which I write in each and every day. I feel that it is very important for us to do this as although we have an illness that makes living so hard, we… Continue reading Gratitude Journal