The True Mental Anguish That Comes From Chronic Illness

I had a blog topic all picked out to write on today and then I reconsidered. Normally, on FightingWithFibro, I always try to discuss meaningful topics and (try to) provide helpful ideas to manage them. Today, however, I’m deviating from that path, to talk about another important topic when battling chronic illness. The incredible toll […]

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Coping When Crises and Chronic Illness Collide

You know that saying, “God doesn’t give you more than you can handle?” Well I have two theories on that old adage: 1. God is WAY too busy to pay attention to me, with everything else going on in the world right now OR 2. Someone totally made that up. Because clearly God hasn’t realized […]

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11 Ways I’m Coping With Anxiety and OCD During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Okay. So I’d be totally lying if I said I’m losing my mind solely over COVID19. As you may or may not know, I am also scheduled for surgery to remove an ovarian tumor in May. If it wasn’t scary enough to know that there’s a tumor (which trust me, IT IS), Corona had to […]

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HOPE DESPITE CORONAVIRUS POSITIVE NEWS POST #4

Hi everyone!! I hope it’s not as gray and gloomy where you are. The constant rain and gray don’t help my mood much. The beginning of the week was so beautiful, we actually got out into the gardens and got the gazebo up. Which was awesome. I couldn’t help but to think how just last […]

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Hope Despite Coronavirus Positive News Post #2

Despite living in constant pain, one of our own Fibro Fighters, Cheryl, with the help of her Husband, managed to sew and have delivered, 90+ face masks and a surgical mask to the local ICU.

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Hope Despite Coronavirus Post #1

Despite the fear, despite the threat, despite the ominous cloud of despair floating over us, there IS hope.

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Fifteen Super Helpful Lessons That Came From Going to Therapy

If you live with chronic illness, then likely, you’re all too familiar with the impacts it can have on your mental health. I recently wrote about the ways that Fibro and mental health issues coincide here: https://fightingwithfibro.com/2019/05/10/12-reasons-why-fibro-and-mental-health-issues-coincide/ Three years ago, in the midst of some of my darkest hours, I was finally convinced to go […]

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