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Usually a person has SPD their whole life, but it can also be triggered by diseases like fibromyalgia.
Imagine your body and brain fizzing and swirling and being sucked up into space through a really loud vacuum cleaner that has no off switch.
Our unexpected advocate exposes the vicious cycle of depression.
Cj Unexpected Advocate shares a recent revelation and tells the world how she is fighting back against arthritis.
Sausage Feet sausage feet, sausage toes and fingers, pockets of fluid invade my body like demon soldiers conquering a new land
When things are tough on a daily basis – you know like living with the kind of pain that can have you literally writhing and flopping in agony on your couch – I find myself living for those small, almost insignificant moments that I think others miss.
Scared, overwhelmed and optimistic. Beginning the journey: my husband's Ankylosing Spondylitis
So, on top of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis caused in the first seven months after diagnosis because my disease went unchecked, I also have fibromyalgia. Yes, I have that body-draining, pain-inducing, wrenching disease that sucks more of what little reserve that I have left over from my RA. My fibro is considered a secondary disease because I developed it after I developed my RA.
CJ Blogger Kirsten Schultz on self-love & self-care and why it's especially important for those living with chronic illness—and some basic steps on how to do it
Not wanting to be judged by her illnesses, CJ Blogger Unexpected Advocate keeps her rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia a secret from most of her cowokers