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lately I've been thinking a lot about being a bodyworker with a chronic pain condition. I suffer from Fibromyalgia and I find that when I am working, I feel better. It's when I get home from work and attempt to relax that I am in the most pain. Most recently I had a flare-up that caused me to have to go home early from work one day. I am so tired of being in constant pain and being tired all the time. I have worked hard to not be labeled as disabled and I became a bodyworker because of my condition, not in spite of it. I hope I can find a solution to my pain troubles soon.

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Comment by Kevin Nalley on January 21, 2011 at 11:11am

I too, applaud you for working through Fibro pain!  Fibromyalgia is a terrible condition, especially during the flare ups.  I have a few fibro clients and find that Myofascial Release works wonders.  Make sure you take care of yourself just as you would your clients.

 

Namaste, my friend!

Comment by Kelly Tedrow on October 7, 2009 at 8:26pm
Thank you for your post, Stephen, I'll do my best:-)
Comment by Stephen Jeffrey on October 7, 2009 at 4:00am
Hi Kelly I hope all is going well with you. I so admire your choosen career given your condition. I find in treating others, even if I am feeling low, it somehow rejuvanates me as well. Just be carefull not to overdo it.
All the best steve

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