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The Dos and Don’ts of Fibromyalgia

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By Barbara Keddy • www.ProHealth.com • January 3, 2018


The Dos and Don’ts of Fibromyalgia
Reprinted with the kind permission of Barbara Keddy and Women and Fibromyalgia 

You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down. ~ Charlie Chaplin 
 

Barbara Keddy offers some tips on living with fibromyalgia:



Do
  • Do practice meditation - breathe

  • Do practice being mindful in all you do

  • Do exercise, even if just walking

  • Do take up a hobby that is new to you, creative and repetitious

  • Do have massage or massage yourself lightly with a feather

  • Do practice self-compassion

  • Do avoid too much stimulation

  • Do eat plenty of fruits and vegetables

  • Do avoid caffeine and alcohol

  • Do go to a therapist for talk therapy (if you can afford it) 

Don’t
  • Don’t allow anxiety to escalate into panic

  • Don’t become overly stressed

  • Don’t over-medicate

  • Don’t remain a couch potato

  • Don’t spend time with people who are negative

  • Don’t over-extend yourself or be afraid to say “no”

  • Don’t partake in unproven ‘alternate’ therapies or take weird concoctions

  • Don’t over-indulge on holiday excitement

  • Don’t expect a quick ‘cure’

  • Don’t forget to smile


About the Author:  Barbara Keddy, BSc.N., M.A., Ph.D., Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, has lived with fibromyalgia for more than 40 years. Barbara has been interested in social justice issues throughout her professional career, with particular focus on women’s health, resulting in her book Women and Fibromyalgia:  Living with an Invisible Dis-ease



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