Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia warrior, Spoonie

Finally Diagnosed after Years of Pain & Exhaustion, by Jaiden Herkimer

Fibromyalgia warrior, Jaiden Herkimer, suffers from Fibromyalgia. Jaiden 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 Jaiden by following her on Instagram. Jaiden Herkimer They think my Fibromyalgia was caused… Continue reading Finally Diagnosed after Years of Pain & Exhaustion, by Jaiden Herkimer

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

Too Young for Fibromyalgia, by Meri-zelle Bouillon

Fibromyalgia warrior, Meri-zelle Bouillon, suffers from Fibromyalgia. Meri-zelle 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 Meri-zelle by following her on Instagram. Meri-zelle Bouillon My story starts 5 years ago.… Continue reading Too Young for Fibromyalgia, by Meri-zelle Bouillon

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

My Life Changed Drastically after Fibromyalgia Diagnosis, by Amanda Morazzini

Fibromyalgia warrior, Amanda Morazzini suffers from Fibromyalgia. Amanda has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that Amanda has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Amanda by following her on Instagram. Amanda Morazzini Fibromyalgia. A pain that's indescribable. A pain… Continue reading My Life Changed Drastically after Fibromyalgia Diagnosis, by Amanda Morazzini

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

The Diagnosis that Changed my Life, by Colin Crawford

Fibromyalgia warrior, Colin Crawford suffers from Fibromyalgia. Colin has added his face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that Colin has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Colin by following him on Instagram. Colin Crawford Sunday 25th March 2018. A strangely conflicting day.… Continue reading The Diagnosis that Changed my Life, by Colin Crawford

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, fibromyalgia warrior, Spoonie

I Suffer Deep Grief for the girl I was before Fibromyalgia, by Amy Bevan

Fibromyalgia warrior, Amy Bevan suffers from Fibromyalgia. Amy has added her face and story to Faces & Stories of Fibromyalgia. I am so grateful that Amy has shared this, as each story told raises awareness and helps fellow sufferers. You can connect with Amy by following her on Instagram. I Suffer Deep Grief for the Girl I was… Continue reading I Suffer Deep Grief for the girl I was before Fibromyalgia, by Amy Bevan

Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Health, Myofascial Pain Syndrome, Trigger Point Injections

Trigger Point Injections (TPIs)

Trigger Point Injections Every 4 months, I go to see my Pain Specialist and he gives me Trigger Point Injections (TPIs). The areas that he focuses on are my neck, shoulders, back (both upper and lower), my jaw and occasionally the muscles in my chest. I find these injections very painful and they often put… Continue reading Trigger Point Injections (TPIs)

Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Health

What is a Flare?

A flare is when symptoms of a chronic illness become excruciatingly painful and "flare up". Some flares can be over quickly whilst others can last months or year.Stress, hormones, a change in the weather or doing more than normal can cause a flare but sometimes they can occur for no apparent reason. What is a… Continue reading What is a Flare?