For the better part of 15 years now, I’ve been living with Fibromyalgia, a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain along with several other related issues. I was diagnosed when I was in high school.
I had been experiencing muscular and joint pain, a long with sleep related issues for quite some time, but time and time again, every doctor we went to simply assumed I was depressed and dismissed me as such. Or worse, they accused me of being hormonal or dramatic.
I was not depressed, I was in pain.
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