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25 All-Too-Relatable Moments of Life With Fibromyalgia

There are certain things that only people with fibromyalgia and chronic illness can truly appreciate. I have come to know some experiences of chronic illness all too well. I have also come to know I am not alone in these experiences and sometimes humor is a good way to communicate to others as well as personally deal with how you are feeling. So, Rachel Hoy put together a list of just 25 of the many things people with fibro face in routine.

1. And when the meds finally kick in…

2. When you just give up on your to-do list for the day and watch TV…

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3. And then give up and eat whatever you want…

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4. Whenever anyone asks you if you’re OK and you clearly aren’t OK…

5. When you read The Mighty and feel like people actually understand you…