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Fibromyalgia and chronic pain patients in for battle over painkillers

For those of us who were diagnosed with fibromyalgia during that time when doctors knew little of it and said things like, “it’s all in your head,” or ‘just be thankful you’re not dying of cancer” like that New York City doctor once said to me, this will be reminiscent of those dark periods of when we were prescribed antidepressants and daily exercise and sent on our way.

How not to lose your mind during the Coronavirus pandemic

The Coronavirus is testing more than our resilience. It’s trying our humanity. My generation and many younger ones would not have experienced anything like it in our lifetime. Understandably, people are panicked. I’ve had friends from all around the world getting in touch to say they’re anxious, they’re scared or worried; They’re struggling

My disability exists even if you can’t see it

disability

Understand that just because you can’t see a disability, it doesn’t mean it’s not there. Just because someone looks well on the outside, doesn’t mean that they are. Just because they’re working doesn’t mean it’s not ‘that’ bad. You don’t know the sacrifices and efforts people make to get through the day.

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