Living Free In The Face Of Fibromyalgia, CFS, Or Anyother Invisible Illness

Living Free In The Face Of Fibromyalgia, CFS, Or Anyother Invisible Illness

Anyone who suffers from an invisible illness is tempted to give up or surrender to the frustrating trial of their illness, this quote is dedicated to them.

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Living Free In The Face Of Adversity

When faced with adversity you have two choices, you can give into to the adversity and be it’s victim or you can fight back with the spirit of the warrior and live or die trying. Which would you rather do suffer as a victim or live freely, fighting while suffering and living your life in spite of the trials. Troy Wagstaff ©

12 Tips On Dealing With Someone Who Has Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue or Chronic Pain.

12 Tips On Dealing With Someone Who Has Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue or Chronic Pain

If you know someone who has fibromyalgia, chronic pain, chronic fatigue syndrome or any other invisible illness her are twelve tips on how to deal with them. There as especially if the person you know is a friend or family member. Remember, they never asked for these illnesses. These are life altering illnesses and we need your support.

1. Be sensitive. We are no longer the person we used to be.

2. Validate us.

3. Don’t just assume we can’t do anything. There are many things we can no longer do, but there are still some activities we can do.

4. Honest communication is not an excuse to be rude or negative.

5. Look for thing we can do and get involved with us.

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6. While there are things we can do, it’s very likely we will do it much more slowly than normal.

7. If you felt pain 24/7 with chronic fatigue and fibro fog at the same time, how would you want to be treated?

8. Pray for us.

9. Understand, we didn’t ask to have fibro or chronic fatigue and we are not hypochondriacs.

10. Don’t be offended if we don’t act on your advice. We may have already tried it or know better than to try it.

11. Losing your good health is a loss we suffer and sometimes we feel like grieving. Give us space to grieve.

12. Don’t forget about us.

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