Sometimes, anxiety and a chronic disease can lead to a self-sustaining cycle, where concerns about the condition makes a person anxious, the anxiety perpetuates stresses on the body, which in turn further the initial anxiety about pain. This is the life of a fibromyalgia patient; without a definitive diagnosis process and (often) a long and arduous diagnosis process, anxiety can play a major role in the life of a patient.
Some of you may remember a SharePost I wrote a couple of months ago called “The Therapeutic Power of Pets” where I introduced you to the four furry friends, who have made me feel a little better and a lot happier for many years. It breaks my heart to have to tell you that I lost two of those furry friends this past week. My…