Dealing with Fibromyalgia as a Mom

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Learning to manage being a parent and living with fibromyalgia is a cumbersome task. It’s difficult to figure out how to successfully manage the two and you’ll have many failures before finding out what works best for you and your brood. Here’s how it is dealing with fibromyalgia as a mom for me.

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Dealing with Fibromyalgia as a Mom

A few years ago, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Tanya, a fellow fibro mom and blogger. We chatted about coping with fibromyalgia as a mom as well as being a blogger. This interview was published a few years ago and much of it is still the same. However, I am now a single mom and things are a bit different now.

All in all, I still stick with routines after my divorce last year. BUT it’s not as easy as it was once. I’m trying to find our family’s groove again and, like I stated earlier, I will have failures before finding success. Failing is okay because then I know what doesn’t work for us and can move on to find something that does.

This is fibromyalgia though – you find what works and you do that while you can. But then life happens, changes come, and as you transition to new changes, you adjust once again to figure out what works best for you and your family. Remember, you will have failures as you did before, but you will figure it out. And then the cycle will most likely repeat. But that’s okay. But you’ve got this.

Here is my interview about Dealing with Fibromyalgia as a Mom.

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Brandi

Hi, I’m Brandi, the writer and creator of Being Fibro Mom and My Fibro Journal. Aside from my work on Being Fibro Mom, I run a group called Fibro Parenting on Facebook. I've been writing for the Fibromyalgia Magazine since 2016 and recently became the Secretary and Fibro & Families program director for International Support Fibromyalgia Network. Facebook-+-Twitter-+-Instagram

2 thoughts on “Dealing with Fibromyalgia as a Mom

  • September 19, 2019 at 3:31 pm
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    Hi Brandi and fellow Fibromyalgia suffering Friends, My name is Tamerah, I’m 58 and I suffer from Fibromyalgia, Sjograms, Chronic Lymes, entire Body Nerve damage from 4 Spine injuries, Disc determination, Osteoarthritis, Chronic Inflammation! You get the picture! I’m on Hydrocodone, Phyntenal patches, Cymbalta, Celabrex, Lorazepam. With ALL that I’m still in horrendous ALL OVER BODY PAIN!!!
    PLEASE, PLEASE tell me what to eat, do whatever to feel better! ! PLEASE I JUST DON’T KNOW HOW MUCH MORE OF THIS I CAN TAKE! !
    PLEASE ANY ideas, guidance will help! !! God Bless! !

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    • September 25, 2019 at 1:08 pm
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      Hi, Tamerah, I am sorry to hear you are struggle with pain. I’d be happy to set aside some time to discuss your issues and see if we could find any pointers that could help you. Please contact me by clicking here. I hope to talk to you! Gentle hugs, Brandi

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