Fighting Fibromyalgia

Fighting Fibromyalgia

My main wish is to try and improve my mobility with continued therapy; focusing on the mind and body.

 

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Hi, my name is Avril and I am now 57 years old.

I used to own a small, but successful estate agency. Life was good and I was working hard.

But a few years ago, my world was turned upside down by a relentless attack of chronic body pain, crippling muscle spasms, and tiredness.

Determined to find answers, after 5 years of misdiagnosis and frustrating delays, I finally received a diagnosis that both shattered and solidified my reality...Fibromyalgia, scoliosis in my upper back, and cervical arthrosis.

Fibromyalgia is a chronic, widespread painful disorder with countless symptoms that are invisible to the eye and a difficult condition that requires more awareness.

I resolved to fight back to reclaim my life, but more symptoms developed. Finally, just before 2020, I made the tough decision to close my business. I just physically couldn't work anymore and went into depression.

The financial burden of requiring therapy over these few years has become a strain since losing my means to earn. Any savings I had previously have now been depleted and I do not have a partner to help at this moment in time. Any therapies I was able to receive before are now non-existent.

Despite there being no cure at the moment, I wish to regain a semblance of life as normal as it can be.

Putting my pride aside, I am sincerely reaching out for any contribution, hoping for your support in my fight. With your generosity, I can:

Continue accessing essential medical care and therapy

Look for assistance with mental health therapy, i.e. sessions.

My main wish is to try and improve my mobility with continued therapy; focusing on the mind and body, but I am aware I can only take one step at a time.

Thank you in advance for taking the time to read.

Note: If you feel you cannot offer any financial assistance at this time, I would appreciate it if you would offer free support my YouTube channel www.youtube.com/@FcukFibromyalgiaand my Etsy shop https://fcukfibromyalgia.etsy.com will help spread more awareness for other people going through a similar journey.

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