Recent content by Sienna

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    I'm New ... and in pain

    If you can't find it, it's okay, but if you can, that would be great. I always feel at a loss as to how to talk about this with my family.
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    I'm New ... and in pain

    No, they aren't really educated on it. Because I dealt with all the testings and eventual diagnosis at school (in another state), it wasn't my family that went through it with me -- it was largely the university nurse, my teachers, and my dorm leader. So, I came home with this diagnosis that...
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    I'm New ... and in pain

    The biggest issue with my family is, indeed, a lack of understanding for invisible illness. They see me lounging around the house, and I know that it looks like I'm fine and just lazy. But what they don't get is that the more I do, the more I hurt. But I don't want to lay in bed all day either...
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    I'm New ... and in pain

    Hi. I'm new here and have never done a forum of any kind before, so forgive any ignorance in how this works. I think I may have had on and off fibro symptoms for possibly the last 10-ish years, but it went unrecognized until last October. I was in my Senior year of college and feeling so out...
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