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10 Tips for Traveling With Fibromyalgia

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Two young women backpacking in mountains.
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Airport departure board.
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Be picky about travel times


Stressing at airport due to delays
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Prepare for airport stress


wheelchair rolling through airport.
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If you use a wheelchair, plan ahead


Self care items like blankets wrist braces.
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Pack your own self-care tools


Pain medication.
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Refill your medications before you go


Wearing warm clothes on plane.
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Pack warm clothes, especially for the airplane


Mini-refrigerator open.
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Ask the hotel for a small refrigerator in your room


Walking street in comfortable shoes
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Bring your comfiest shoes


Woman relaxing during down time.
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Plan your downtime


Planning for recovery.
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Plan for a recovery day after you return home


Ginger Vieira

Ginger Vieira

@GingerVieira

Ginger Vieira has lived with Type 1 diabetes and Celiac disease since 1999, and fibromyalgia since 2014. She is the author of Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes, Dealing with Diabetes Burnout, Emotional Eating with Diabetes, and Your Diabetes Science Experiment. Ginger contributes regularly for Diabetes Strong, Healthline, HealthCentral, DiabetesDaily, EverydayHealth, and her YouTube channel. Her background includes a B.S. in professional writing, certifications in cognitive coaching, Ashtanga yoga, and personal training, with several records in drug-free powerlifting. She lives in Vermont with her husband, their two daughters, and their dog, Pedro.