Self-medication

I think I’ve finally found the right words to explain to the doctor why I’m not so great now. The fibromyalgia diagnosis coming at the same time as the realization that I’m über sensitive to caffeine was good but also badly timed. With my asthma/allergies, I was self medicating pain, allergies, inability to focus, and…

Labeling the Pain

Monday – 4 days ago – I had my follow up with the rheumatologist. She diagnosed me with fibromyalgia. She also happened to deliver her diagnosis in a way that you might tell your significant other/partner that someone needs to get milk on the next trip to the grocery store. Other than her somewhat –…