Fibromyalgia is one of the hardest things to deal with. Firstly, there’s the difficulty of diagnosis, and many conflicting views on what causes, and the lack of hard evidence when testing for symptoms.
Then there’s all the psychological difficulties of having an illness where you feel dreadful, but no one can see any physical evidence of your pain and disability.
This is a talk I did a few weeks back for an Auckland Fibromyalgia Society. Unfortunately, due to technical difficulties I wasn’t able to get the whole talk filmed. But I’ve posted the main sections of it up here: