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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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Adding My Face to Fibromyalgia Awareness, Kaishona Casey

Fibromyalgia warrior, Kaishona Casey, suffers from Fibromyalgia. While Kaishona is not yet ready to share her story, she has agreed to add her face to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that she has shared this, as each face added raises awareness. You can connect with Kaishona by following her on Instagram. Kaishona Casey

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My Tarlov Cyst Journey, by Eliska Kopicová

Guest blogger and chronic Illness warrior, Eliška Kopicová, suffers from numerous chronic illnesses. Eliška has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Chronic Illness. I'm so grateful that she has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Eliška by following her on Instagram and on her… Continue reading My Tarlov Cyst Journey, by Eliska Kopicová

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Being In Constant Pain Is Not Easy, by Milagro Bonilla

Fibromyalgia warrior, Milagro Bonilla, suffers from Fibromyalgia. Milagro has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that Milagro has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Milagro by following her on Instagram. Milagro Bonilla From what I can remember, my journey… Continue reading Being In Constant Pain Is Not Easy, by Milagro Bonilla

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I Think Trauma Caused my Fibromyalgia, by Jasmine Russell

Fibromyalgia warrior, Jasmine Russell, suffers from Fibromyalgia. Jasmine has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that Jasmine has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Jasmine by following her on Instagram. Jasmine Russell It was December of 2015 when I… Continue reading I Think Trauma Caused my Fibromyalgia, by Jasmine Russell

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Don’t Believe that Fibromyalgia is real? This article is for you …

Why is it that we still have people believing that Fibromyalgia is not real? It's quite frankly ignorance and a lack of research on their behalf. The more stories I hear, the more I realize that majority of us have gone through so much trauma just to obtain a diagnosis and then on top of… Continue reading Don’t Believe that Fibromyalgia is real? This article is for you …

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Exploring Core Mindfulness Skills, Part 2

Core Mindfulness Skills, Part 2 Before reading this article, please make sure to read these first: What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) & How Can It Help You: A Beginner's Guide, Part 1What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) & How Can It Help You: A Beginner's Guide, Part 2Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Exploring Core Mindfulness… Continue reading Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Exploring Core Mindfulness Skills, Part 2

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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 Don’t Look Sick, But I Am, by Luciana Cardoso

Fibromyalgia warrior, Luciana Cardoso, suffers from Fibromyalgia. Luciana has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that Luciana has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Luciana by following her on Instagram. Luciana Cardoso I’m 20 years old and was diagnosed… Continue reading I Don’t Look Sick, But I Am, by Luciana Cardoso

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Living Life to the Fullest Despite Fibromyalgia, by Sophie Daniels

Fibromyalgia warrior, Sophie Daniels, suffers from Fibromyalgia. Sophie has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that Sophie has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Sophie by following her on Instagram. Sophie Daniels Hello, my name is Sophie, I'm 18… Continue reading Living Life to the Fullest Despite Fibromyalgia, by Sophie Daniels

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I Am Not, Not, Going To Be Defeated, by James Langan

Fibromyalgia warrior, James Langan, suffers from Fibromyalgia. James has added his face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that James has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with James by following him on Instagram. James Langan My name is James and I was… Continue reading I Am Not, Not, Going To Be Defeated, by James Langan

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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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Adding My Face to Fibromyalgia Awareness, Vicky Foster

Fibromyalgia warrior, Vicky Foster, suffers from Fibromyalgia. While Vicky is not ready to share her story, she has agreed to add her face to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that Vicky has shared this, as each face added raises awareness. You can connect with Vicky by following her on Instagram. Adding my face… Continue reading Adding My Face to Fibromyalgia Awareness, Vicky Foster

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Family & Friends

Why do Fibromyalgia Sufferers still face unsupportive and judgemental family and friends? Education is Key! Please be supportive 💜 Family & Friends

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, 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

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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.