Persuasive Essay On Fibromyalgia

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MY PRIVATE BATTLE Living with chronic illness and pain is something that isn’t easily understood by people who are not going through the same thing. Moreover, the effects of illness are an emotional and personal daily battle. All of us with Fibromyalgia are not the same!! Not one of us has the exact same symptoms. We have a lot of the same, some are worse, some are less, but no two are exactly alike! Before I proceed, let me give you a thorough input about what happens with Fibromyalgia (FM). So, bear with me. Fibromyalgia or central nervous disorder is a chronic syndrome of unknown aetiology. Muscular pain muscle spasms, restless leg syndrome, pins and needles, buzzing, numbness, electrifying pain, tearing pain, poking pain, hammering, biting,…show more content…
These things have allowed me to a stronger person — both in conviction and in the ability to see past my limitations. So, yes I hurt both physically and emotionally but I have found strength I never thought I had which eventually fades clouded by pain. “I am scared.” I have read and read as much I could and still am. I know there is no cure for either and I don’t see remission in my future. I worry what the future holds and where I will be in 10 years. How will I take care of myself. Who will I have when my parents are no longer around? Taking life one day at a time is all I can do and that is scary in and of itself. It’s beyond a battle to make the best of my life with chronic illness. “Life is just not fair.” I am not always able to make plans because I don’t know if I will be able to follow through. I don’t know what the future holds because I have to take life as it comes. I can only be hopeful, and I am. The pain has taken a lot from me, but I have taken a lot back. No one said life was fair but it is worth living. While I truly believe that, I just sometimes want to vent and say that life just isn’t
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