Autoimmune conditions, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, fibromyalgia, invisible illness

Living with Fibromyalgia – Lady Gaga’s pain story

Fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition, not known to many has been recently brought into the limelight by the international pop star Lady Gaga whose documentary ‘Five Foot Two’ on Netflix explores her struggle with this condition. Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder that causes intense widespread pain, hypersensitivity, chronic fatigue and sleep problems. Diagnosing fibromyalgia is… Continue reading Living with Fibromyalgia – Lady Gaga’s pain story

Will I - A pain poem
Autoimmune conditions, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, fibromyalgia, invisible illness, poem, Uncategorized

Will I ? – A Pain Poem

Will I ever be able to live pain free and struggle free? Will I ever be able to fulfill all my dreams, that I worked hard my entire life for? Will I ever? ... .. . Just one simple question; I keep asking myself every single night ! Lying in the bed, drenched in tears… Continue reading Will I ? – A Pain Poem

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The year of not giving up

Last year was tough. I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, a neuro-musculoskeletal pain disorder and my chronic pains basically decided everything for me. No, it has no cure. Chronic pain is a bitch . It eats and gnaws on you slowly leaving you such that you will never be whole again. It kills a part of… Continue reading The year of not giving up

How I_d like you to treat people with an invisible illness!
Caregiver, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, fibromyalgia, invisible illness, mental illness, self care, Self Care tips

How I’d like you to treat people with an invisible illness!

One of the most difficult parts of having an invisible illness like bipolar/depression/schizophrenia/Fibromyalgia/chronic fatigue etc. is that people never really understand the depth of your pain and how much you may be going through. Someone having to live with an invisible illness has to try and do so much more to be able to survive in… Continue reading How I’d like you to treat people with an invisible illness!

My everyday struggle with chronic pain, changed my mother's point of view
Caregiver, Central Pain Syndrome, chronic pain conditions, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, invisible illness

My everyday struggle with chronic pain, changed my mother’s point of view

When you suffer from chronic pain for a long time, a lot of changes come into your life. You have to adjust your habits, your environment, your routines accordingly. Chronic pain doesn't affect the person suffering through it alone, it affects your family too. Your parents, siblings, spouse all of them get affected by it… Continue reading My everyday struggle with chronic pain, changed my mother’s point of view

Painlessly Yours
Autoimmune conditions, chronic pain conditions, chronic pain india, Hashimoto's disease, invisible illness, Letters, self care

Painlessly Yours – A letter to my self

Dear You, I know, what you are going through at this moment is terribly unbearable. But I want you to remember that "This pain doesn't define you." You are not this pain. You are not this disease. You are not the helplessness you experience. You are not the sympathy people give you. You are not… Continue reading Painlessly Yours – A letter to my self

Autoimmune conditions, Chronic Illness, chronic pain conditions, invisible illness, mental illness

Invisible Illness – Why is it important to understand them?

"What are you suffering from? Never heard of it." "You are faking it. You look totally healthy to me." "It is all in your head." "You are just finding excuses for not working." "You are being lazy. That's all" "You are such an attention seeker." "Start concentrating your energy on something useful." "You don't look… Continue reading Invisible Illness – Why is it important to understand them?

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Why I started Chronic Pain India..

I still remember the horror of getting that ankle sprain, leading to a wrongfully put cast on my left leg in April 2014 and the experience through it, leading to a year long journey from one doctor to another in Delhi NCR, with no clue what I was suffering from and  how it's going to… Continue reading Why I started Chronic Pain India..