by liminalnest: For More Info, Go Here…
So you’ve been to your rheumatologist and they told you that you have fibromyalgia. Maybe it took several doctors to get here. The next thing they probably say is, “Fibromyalgia has no cure, but at least it’s not degenerative.” Then you probably got a lecture on exercise, possibly with a side of fat shaming, and maybe a pamphlet on fibromyalgia.
And now you’re on your own, trying to figure out how to manage your newly diagnosed chronic illness.
I’ve had fibromyalgia for over a decade, and I’d like to share some coping skills I wish I had known about when I was first diagnosed. This is not an all inclusive list, but it is a starting point:
ngd-A lot of potentially useful info….