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50 Activities / Things that #hurtwithfibromyalgia

Several things hurt most Fibromyalgia warriors on a daily basis. While a handful of patients are able to manage the condition somehow, most have unbearable pain and many other symptoms 24x7. Listing some things that are painful for most Fibromyalgia warriors - a quick reference for the #hurtswithfibromyalgiachallenge.

1.   Getting out of the bed
2.   Sleeping
3.    Standing for over half an
hour
4.    Cutting vegetables
5.    Walking
6.    Exercising
7.    Combing hair
8.    Bathing
9.    Holding a child
10. Lifting shopping bags
11. Driving
12. Sitting in a theatre for
the entire movie
13. Climbing stairs
14. Typing
15. Using mobile phones for
long
16. Stirring while cooking
17. Weather changes
18. Bright sunlight
19. Writing
20. Holding a book to read
21. Reading on kindle
22. Dusting
23. Sweeping
24. Brushing teeth
25. Holding the handles while
travelling standing in a bus / train
26. Lying down for too long
27. Lifting a coffee mug
28. Swimming
29. Cycling
30. Chopping vegetables
31. Most footwear
32. Tags on clothes
33. Slightly tight clothes
34. Opening doors
35. Opening some taps
36. Dancing
37. Desk job
38. Field job
39. Holding a camera
40. Most arts and crafts
41. Outdoor games
42. Indoor games
43. Hosting guests
44. Holding a trophy
45. Hard mattresses
46. Hard seats
47. Remembering things
48. Using scissors
49. Sewing
50. Opening jars

#HurtsWithFibromyalgia Challenge

#HurtsWithFibromyalgia Challenge
The easiest challenge ever for the most complicated invisible illness.


12th May is International Fibromyalgia Awareness Day. Have you and your friends heard about Fibromyalgia? Do you know that it is incurable and invisible? Do you know what exactly it is?


Fibromyalgia warriors across the world are suffering every minute. The 24x7 torture by the illness is one thing that we are living with. Problems in relationships and jobs are other issues. But what hurts most is that nobody believes we are sick. We just don’t look sick and people just don’t know what Fibromyalgia is all about.




No, we don’t need those big donations, after all, there’s no big surgery required to cure us. All we need is a little trust when we say we are sick which is only possible when there is clear understanding of the condition. Understanding by the people that we are not lazy but we are unable to do the simplest of tasks. Understanding of this complicated illness so that no one goes undiagnosed. Understanding of this illness by one and all so that fibromyalgia patients need not struggle to explain the umpteen symptoms to anyone who asks what are they suffering from.


No big company or celebrity or brand has yet done anything big to help us raise awareness. So, we have taken it on ourselves to do so. Will you support us in raising awareness about Fibromyalgia across the world? Please take this simplest ever challenge that aims only to make the world understand what fibromyalgia is all about and what are the challenges faced by the patients. No donation involved. We just want everyone to understand.


#HurtsWithFibromyalgia Challenge
An initiative by www.fibromyalgiaawareness.com
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It's very simple! Post a photo doing any daily activity and use the hashtags #(activity) #hurtswithfibromyalgia. Tag and challenge your friends or celebrities. You can take the challenge on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat...


The point? Every task, big or small, is very painful for most fibromyalgia warriors. So whether it is being able to move out of the bed in the morning or preparing a cup of tea or typing all the words you have read in this post, it is quite painful. Basically, everything you do in a day is painful for fibromyalgia patients. Yes, even sitting idle for a while! For a quick reference, we have jotted down a list of activities / things that hurt with Fibromyalgia on this link.


So, post a photo of yourself or your friends doing any activity. It’s as simple as that!
Remember to use the hashtags #(activity) #hurtswithfibromyalgia. Tag and challenge your friends or celebrities.
Example: #cooking #hurtswithfibromyalgia

We hope you will help us raise awareness about Fibromylagia, an invisible, incurable illness.