Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Do not Define Me

There are many days that that the pain seems to be all I have.  This disease decides what I can do and how I can do it. That is all true but I am learning to pace myself. I am one of one million people who live with chronic pain. But I am also stronger than I ever imagined and I am Courageous.  I know I am not alone I have found The National Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Association and  I have a mission for our voices to be heard.Not just the pain filled cries but the hope and perserverance. Let courage define me.


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  1. Reblogged this on Journalway's Blog and commented:
    Having Fibro does not define my ability to do what I need to do… But it does say how long I take in doing my tasks. It takes twice as long to do the dishes, to do the cleaning but to pace myself is so good because I don’t want to be in bed every day of the week !
    We have to prioritise what our physical and emotional body can handle.
    For this I have found how to restrict myself from the heavy jobs and bring in reinforcements my son, my friends.
    It would be a life of isolation if I allowed for it to overtake the person I am.

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