6 Tips for Staying Healthy this Fall

Amy Patterson

Fibromyalgia

6 Tips for Staying Healthy this Fall

Autumn is a season of transition—particularly in temperature—that can often stir up the common cold and other illnesses. With kids going back to school it can mean they come home...

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Share Your Daily Self Care Goals

Vicki Eaton

Fibromyalgia

Share Your Daily Self Care Goals

Self-care goal 1My number 1 self-care goal is to get enough sleep.  Often this is difficult to do. I know that setting a routine bedtime and rituals help me sleep better. With...

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Share Your Daily Self Care Goals

Kathy Adatte- Ott

Fibromyalgia

Share Your Daily Self Care Goals

Self-care goal 1When I wake up each day and walk stiffly to the bathroom I see on my wall,"Today is a good day. " I use that quote to motivate positive thoughts immediately. It...

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Amanda Drage: How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Amanda Drage

Fibromyalgia

How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Do you feel like fibromyalgia has changed you as a person? Yes it has big time. I am not me anymore. I feel 20 years older than I am because the smallest of everyday tasks is...

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How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Anne walker

Fibromyalgia

How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Do you feel like fibromyalgia has changed you as a person? Yes, very much so. It took over my life. Has fibro limited your physical activities? How? Yes. Every time I try do...

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Jill Aylott: How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Jill Aylott

Fibromyalgia

How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Do you feel like fibromyalgia has changed you as a person? Yep I'm a shell of my old self!!Has fibro limited your physical activities? How? Had to have my hair cut short as I...

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Evelyn Barkley: How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Evelyn Barkley

Fibromyalgia

How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Do you feel like fibromyalgia has changed you as a person? Yes, it has. I’m not the same. I used to feel like I have turned in to a different person. Has fibro limited your physical...

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Marie Neeson: How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Marie Neeson

Fibromyalgia

How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Do you feel like fibromyalgia has changed you as a person? Very much so. The constant pain and tiredness effects me both physically and mentally. My daily routine disrupted my...

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Karin Crowe: How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Karin Crowe

Fibromyalgia

How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Do you feel like fibromyalgia has changed you as a person? Yes, completely. Has fibro limited your physical activities? How? Exercise, gym, walking, yoga, cooking (preparing),...

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If You or Someone You Love Were Able to Be Symptom-free for One Day, How Would You Spend the Time?

Karin Crowe

Fibromyalgia

If You or Someone You Love Were Able to Be Symptom-free for One Day, How Would You Spend the Time?

What would you do that you aren't able to do now? I would run and climb and grab things.

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Rach Clarke: How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Rach Clarke

Fibromyalgia

How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Do you feel like fibromyalgia has changed you as a person? I get depressed very easily, where I was happy go lucky before. . . I also get in bad moods more often. Has fibro limited...

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Marion Harris: How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Marion Harris

Fibromyalgia

How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Do you feel like fibromyalgia has changed you as a person? Definitely. Has fibro limited your physical activities? How? Yes. I cannot use stairs or walk very far, and cannot...

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Sharon Waddington: How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Sharon Waddington

Fibromyalgia

How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Do you feel like fibromyalgia has changed you as a person? My body is in pain from morning to night. I am tired all the time, have no sex drive, weight gain, and can't organize...

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If You Were Able to Come Face to Face with Fibromyalgia, What Would You Say?

Erika Higginson

Fibromyalgia

If You Were Able to Come Face to Face with Fibromyalgia, What Would You Say?

Go ahead. Vent your frustrations. Share how you persevere in the face of the everyday struggles of having fibromyalgiaGo away and leave me alone! I don't want you in my body....

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Farzana Atchia: How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Farzana Atchia

Fibromyalgia

How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Do you feel like fibromyalgia has changed you as a person? Yes, I am not the same person anymore. Has fibro limited your physical activities? How? Yes it affects my mobility....

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Sue Corbett: How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Sue Corbett

Fibromyalgia

How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Do you feel like fibromyalgia has changed you as a person? Yes. I’m less bubbly, far less laid back. A bit more pedantic, argumentative, down. I used to be intelligent with...

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Lifestyle Changes Since Diagnosis

Angie Macintyre

Fibromyalgia

Lifestyle Changes Since Diagnosis

What lifestyle changes have you made since your diagnosis? Not going out as much always tired and exhausted. Anxiety and depression interferes with family life. What impact have...

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How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Lisa Beer

Fibromyalgia

How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Do you feel like fibromyalgia has changed you as a person? Fibro has changed me as a person, being in pain constantly dampens your spirit. You start not looking forward to days...

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How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Lesley-Ann Ashbridge

Fibromyalgia

How Your Life Has Changed with Fibromyalgia

Do you feel like fibromyalgia has changed you as a person? Yes, I’m too tired and achey to do anything. I get depressed about never going anywhere.  Has fibro limited your physical...

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Vicki Eaton: Share Your Coping Strategies

Vicki Eaton

Fibromyalgia

Share Your Coping Strategies

What do you do when you're feeling upset? Whenever I get upset my first reaction is to go off and be alone. Usually, I am alone already so I press my lips together, clinch my...

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