One of the most difficult things about pain is that it is such an intensely personal experience. The person suffering hopes that others will understand, and it’s almost impossible to make people understand something that they haven’t experienced. While everyone has personal encounters with pain in general, the difference between stubbing your toe and suffering chronic pain is enormous. Today, with new facts about fibromyalgia and more promising treatments always on the horizon, it is becoming a more compassionate world for sufferers. Likewise, there are also celebrities that take it upon themselves to help get the word out, so that people can educate themselves.
With famous sufferers like Susan Flannery or Sinead O’Connor, there is hope. Because brave and courageous women like them are willing to speak out about their own experiences, it takes some of the … Read the rest