Fibromyalgia — an Invisible Illness?

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Denied!!!!

So I finally received a decision from SSDI. It's a big fat NO!!! Am I surprised? No I am not. It seems as though they automatically deny all applications. I'm struggling now but not at my worse since the weather hasn't completely switched. The Winter and Spring are the hardest times of the year. I'm … Continue reading Denied!!!!

Dear City…

I don't think the concrete jungle is conducive for me, while suffering from fibromyalgia.   I began giving this a closer look after one of my followers on Twitter @itsfibromyalgia  sent a tweet asking where is better to live with fibromyalgia. The choices were Suburbs,  City or Country,  I personally want to retire in the Florida Keys. … Continue reading Dear City…

Fibromyalgia and Isolation

  I've always have been comfortable by myself. To the point that I have gone to the movies, concerts, traveled and relocated by myself. Not because I didn't have anyone but simply if I was ready to make a move, being alone didn't stop me. Now I almost can't stand being around others. And if … Continue reading Fibromyalgia and Isolation

I have finally caved and began medication for my fibromyalgia..

I have finally caved and began medication for my fibromyalgia.. nortriptylin 25mg.  Boy.. the first week was tough.   8 1/2 years after my diagnosis I am finally getting treated for my Fibromyalgia.  As a sufferer I can tell you how insidious this syndrome can be first hand. Over the years I've become used to the … Continue reading I have finally caved and began medication for my fibromyalgia..

Fibromyalgia Guilt..

Okay this is going to be short, sweet and to the point.  As someone who suffers from fibromyalgia also suffers from overwhelming guilt. What do I mean by that? I'll to you, this syndrome is so inconsistent, it's impossible to make any futuristic plans. I say that now, even though it's taken me nine years … Continue reading Fibromyalgia Guilt..

Is it Pain? or Do I Need An Attitude Adjustment?

Yes it's time for one of my personal experience rants... mis·er·a·ble ˈmiz(ə)rəb(ə)l/ adjective (of a person) wretchedly unhappy or uncomfortable. "their happiness made Anne feel even more miserable" unhappy, sad, sorrowful, dejected, depressed, downcast, downhearted, down,despondent, disconsolate, wretched, glum, gloomy, dismal, melancholy, woebegone,doleful, forlorn, heartbroken; More   2. pitiably small or inadequate. "all they pay … Continue reading Is it Pain? or Do I Need An Attitude Adjustment?