Archive | September 4, 2012

The Fibromyalgia Thriver's Guide

A couple of my friends were surprised I did not post something for Fibromyalgia Awareness Day on Saturday, May 12.

Honestly I had intended to write something but frankly since it landed on a Saturday I was too busy to hold still long enough to say what I feel needs saying about fibromyalgia and awareness days.

I am going to couch my comments by saying I think there is a time and place for raising fibromyalgia awareness but as far as awareness days in general, I am not a fan.

I have been in the thick of this for a couple of years now and I have noticed May 12 really stresses fibro folks out. 

Since I am a fibro folk, my Facebook account was cluttered with all sorts of awareness posters and heartfelt thoughts from people who have fibromyalgia in the days leading up to Saturday and by the time Saturday…

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