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Why Med Free Is For Me

Can you really cope with Fibromyalgia med free?

In my case, the answer is an emphatic yes!!

Throughout the 28 years of battling Fibromyalgia, this declaration that I am “med free” has often resulted in my being condemned by fellow sufferers who doubt my diagnosis. Many have claimed that “I can’t possibly have Fibromyalgia if I don’t use medication” or “that my pain is not as bad as theirs.” I didn’t realise that this condition is some kind of mega competition.

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Yoga for Fibromyalgia…yes, you can do it!!

“Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.”

I love this quote from B.K. Iyengar, considered to be one of the foremost yoga teachers in the world. He highlights that the practice of yoga can indeed help us to endure what cannot be cured. Which is good news for those of us with Fibromyalgia. Personally, I have found this to be very encouraging. Certainly in my experience, my time on a yoga mat makes me feel at peace with my aching body.

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