Coping with it everyday is hell. There is no let up. None at all. We are all on pain killers but in truth they don’t help. The reality is that they just make you feel worse.
And of course coping with constant pain day after day all over your body means that something has to give.
Keeping a brave face on-show is just as tough as living with the pain. At some point you have to release the pressure. Most Fibro suffers hate people seeing their pain and so they smile, or try to. We don’t want to be defined by this condition.