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Having Fibromyalgia an invisible illness. Previous to my current doctor (who is a wonderful and understanding individual in the medical profession) I was poked, scanned and evaluated with no answers. I had one doctor in the past who in one appointment asked me everything from if I booze drank excessively to if I drank water in a undeveloped country. Needless to say I was not very confident for a very long time I would have answers. Fast forward to now: With medication, exercise, massage etc etc etc I get by day to day. Living with an invisible and chronic illness no one understands. My soon to be former employer pokes fun at how I walk. He says that I walk with a waddle just like a duck. My hips are consistently bad and stiff. My former partner and I were together three years and he had no understanding which had a great part of why we are no longer together. I recently started dating again and after finding the nicest sweetest guy who I thought we had a real connection. I understand that he was trying to help but everyday he had a suggestion of things I should try (have you taken an advil for your chronic migraines, or had your eyes checked). It ended up splitting us apart he wanted to fix me and it just doesn’t work that way. Since breaking up we have talked I found an article on spoon theory and how it relates to chronic illness and I do think it helped him have a new view on my condition. This is my life I wake up with fibro live my day with fibro and go to bed with it. Some days are better some days are worse. I've lost a lot of people in my life simply because I cant take off my condition, I cant control it and I cannot make it go away.
Thank you for reading ... wonder if anyone else feels this way or experiences this
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