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Beginner's Mind - Not Knowing It All When Living with Fibromyalgia

Posted on July 27, 2018

"The moment I received my official diagnosis, I dropped all my assumptions about fibromyalgia. It was so freeing." -Member of MyFibroTeam

Living with fibromyalgia can be difficult and even a burden, but also an opportunity to rid yourself of what you think you know.

Have you heard the saying, "People don't get it until they get it"? That is so true about fibro.

"The more I learn about fibromyalgia, the more I realize that it's not my fault." -Member of MyFibroTeam

A fibromyalgia diagnosis forces us to drop our negative assumptions about life with chronic pain. Members on MyFibroTeam gain perspective from other members' experiences to become better informed about what it's really like to live with fibro.

Here are recent conversations from members of MyFibroTeam:

What negative assumptions have you let go of about fibromyalgia? Tell us about it in the comments below or directly on MyFibroTeam.com.

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I think I have finally learned what Pacing means. Only took me 8 years. I learned how to say NO sorry just can’t do it today. Just because I might look… read more

posted 18 days ago

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