Down, but Never Out!

I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia at the age of 19. It took a couple of years, but I decided to create this blog to support people who share my condition, or have other "invisible ilnesses." Just because we are sick does not mean we are weak! Spoonies are some of the strongest people I know =). So I'm here to help spread the knowledge and the love.

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here's my story.


I’m twenty-three years old. I was adopted when I was 3. I was born drug-addicted to heroin with subdural hematoma, seizures, paralysis, and possibly fetal alcohol syndrome. I was in ICU for the first eight months of my life. My adoptive mother saved me and raised me alone with no help (she was a…

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So I’ve recently been feeling feverish. It comes and goes. I get weird pre-flu symptoms like slight congestion, face feeling flushed, body feeling, well… feverish and drained. I suppose it all just comes with the package of Fibro.

Strangely, stress seems to be the trigger and it goes away when I…

I’ve never had feverish symptoms, but it’s common for stress to affect the severity of your fibro. Pretty much every time I’m stressed out I get a flare-up.

Talk to your rheumotologist as always though if you are concerned =).

This TARDIS reference always makes me happy n_n.

This TARDIS reference always makes me happy n_n.

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Bronchitis + FM is not the business. =(