23 Things That Will Help You Understand What Chronic Pain Is Really Like

"On the outside I'm great, but inside, my body is trying to destroy itself."

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How to Set Goals When You Have a Chronic Illness

Chronic Illness | Goal Setting | Prayer | Lyme Disease | Fibromyalgia | Chronic Fatigue

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This is so true. If I waited to be pain free I'd still be waiting! Add fatigue too the pain, of course. And don't forget the payback the next few days. This is one of the reasons I struggle when people tell me I "look better" or "look well today" when in truth I'm running on sheer will power. Perhaps I should stop wearing makeup! | Chronic Pain | Fibromyalgia

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11 Must Have Items For Chronic Pain

11 Must Have Items For Chronic Pain | Flare Kit For Chronic Pain

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Trying to be normal

I honestly do this all the time! It's why I ask other people like my husband or mom to come to the dr with me. It forces me to be honest with the dr and not down play my symptoms

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Yep..... Lupus/Fibromyalgia /Chronic Fatigue Syndrome /Chronic Migraines / Fibro SUCKS / Chronic Pain / Silent Sufferer / Invisible Sufferer, etc. etc. etc.

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sometimes to have hope. one has to give themselves pain

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