Fibromyalgia – misdiagnosed, misunderstood, often dismissed fibromyalgia. Coming out of a long bout of mono, I wasn’t getting better.
Actually, I was getting worse. However, the infectious disease specialist proved through my blood markers that the disease was no longer active, so by all the ways doctors were measuring, I was better.
The thing is, I wasn’t. I had widespread pain. There were days when I woke up and my whole body felt like a bruise. It was painful to set my feet against the floor, painful to put weight on them, when the muscles in my calves activated, it felt like I’d run stairs in heels, and every other muscle group had a similar complaint. My skin was tender to the slightest touch.Read more on themighty.com