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Fibromyalgia

I am a 54-year-old mom, grandma, and freelance writer who was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, Celiac, and Mixed Connective Tissue Disease. I manage my health well with diet and exercise, along with some medical interventions. Of course, there are flare-ups that knock me down; thankfully I am not down for very long. I assess each day early to determine what I can do and what I should not for that day. I've been blessed with family and friends who are supportive, encouraging me every day.
Charlaine Martin
  • Blog Topics: Fibromyalgia
  • 2002: 2002

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Fibromyalgia Has Built a Stronger Bond with my Adult Children During the Teen Years

Fibromyalgia Has Built a Stronger Bond with my Adult Children During the Teen Years

I was first diagnosed with fibromyalgia when my children were teenagers. It was a difficult change to handle because those teen years are challenging anyway, but even more with...

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