Traveling with Fibromyalgia: The “Invisible Disease”

The Roaming Bean

I am the proud owner of a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia.

Well, not really proud; I’m not even the slightest bit happy nor am I amused by it. However, I refuse to be held prisoner by the “invisible disease” that affects so many people, rendering them useless and agonizing in pain. Technically, Fibro isn’t even considered a disease, seeing as it is not degenerative and there is not a specific test that says “Hey, YOU! You’ve got Fibro!” Instead, it’s years and years of testing for ailments and real diseases that don’t actually reside in your body; it’s having heaps of people tell you that your problems are all in your head and it’s unneeded stress of thinking that something serious is wrong, and you’re nearing death. After you’ve Googled your demise nightly for a few years, FINALLY you find a doctor that believes in Fibro (some do, some don’t), and…

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2 thoughts on “Traveling with Fibromyalgia: The “Invisible Disease”

  1. Mario says:

    Very inspiring piece. I’d like to ask you a couple quick questions about FM when you have a chance. Please email me. Thanks!

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