Monica there is no way I would have ever understood fibro before I got it. There are so many different aspects to fibro if I didn't feel each and everyone of them I would think you were all nuts when I read these post.
It is hurtful and frustrating when those we love can not understand what it is like living in our bodies. People can see how I have changed by all the things I can no longer do or I should say no longer have the energy to do. There are some that know I hurt, those are the ones that also have pain of their own to deal with. I don't blame people for not understanding this. I think the most hurtful ones are the ones that have read that fibro is not real and it's all in our heads. I've had some nasty thoughts about those and would like for them to feel what I feel everyday for awhile. It is hard to deal with fibro but then when you have some medical population saying it's not a real disorder it does make you angry.
We are here and we know how you feel and you probably have a higher tolerance for pain than those that are saying you don't have.
luv and hugs
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