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Florida versus Fibromyalgia

Hello my lovelies,

I hope you are all well. I am down to under 80 days until I travel to Florida and it has me thinking about what it is now like for us to do Florida as someone who is not as able bodied as they were 15 years ago when they started going to Florida.

I have lived most of my life with pain to some degree and from I was in my late teens I have had some sort of medication or other for pain, however now it is very different. Back then it would be mostly flare ups and I did have days where I was ok. Whereas now the pain is daily with flare ups being much more extreme and debilitating.

For those of you who live with a chronic illness like Fibromyalgia, Lupus, ME, Arthritis, MS  or other conditions you will know that each day can be different than the one before. For me I try to live my life thinking of the days ahead. So if I am wanting to go out at the weekend, I make sure I rest as much as I can the days before. Going on holiday that is still the case for me.

Florida is the…