How it all started…

The earliest memory I have is falling from a tree house, flat on my back, when I was 3 years old.  I believe this was the start to my journey with this disease.  I remember having migraines starting at age five.  I did have other accidents in my life that added to my pain.  I… Continue reading How it all started…

Trial & Error

If you have been recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia, one thing you will learn is that no two cases are the same!  Everyone has different symptoms and ailments; which means there are many different treatments, and they don't all work for every person.  What you will find when seeing doctor, after doctor, after doctor, is that… Continue reading Trial & Error

What Exactly is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia (fy-bro-my-AL-ja) is a common and complex chronic pain disorder that causes widespread pain and tenderness to touch that may occur body wide or migrate over the body.  Along with other symptoms, pain and tenderness wax and wane over time.  Fibromyalgia (FM) affects people physically, mentally and socially.  Approximately 10 million Americans (2-4%) have FM… Continue reading What Exactly is Fibromyalgia?