Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Health

What is Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia comes from the Greek words "myos", meaning muscle, "algos", meaning pain, and from the New Latin word "fibro", meaning fibrous tissue. Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder or syndrome which is characterised by widespread musculoskeletal pain (pain in the muscles and joints).  This pain is also accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues.… Continue reading What is Fibromyalgia

Chronic Pain, Depression, Disability, Fibromyalgia, Health

My long journey to diagnosis

My Long Journey to Diagnosis To talk about the journey to diagnosis is important as it is just as traumatic as the diagnosis itself.  Many months, lots of doctors, lots of visits, lots of unnecessary painful medical procedures and tests, lots of costs involved, lots of heartache and painful moments.  As awareness of Fibromyalgia is… Continue reading My long journey to diagnosis