After so many years of illness with IBS, Rachel suddenly developed Fibromyalgia following an accident.
She talks about the emotional pain surrounding her choices of that day and how she turned around her 3.5 year journey with the illness to go into fibromyalgia remission within 18 months.
|How Rachel's fibromyalgia started||0:01:52|
|What did Fibromyalgia diagnosis mean to Rachel||0:05:35|
|What the fibromyalgia pain was like for Rachel||0:08:54|
|Rachel's other fibromyalgia chronic illness symptoms||0:09:43|
|How fibromyalgia affected Rachel's work||0:13:11|
|The lead up to Rachel's Fibromyalgia onset||0:15:03|
|Rachel's outlook for life with Fibromyalgia||0:17:30|
|How Rachel's fibromyalgia remission started||0:18:41|
|How long did Rachel take to go into full remission from Fibromyalgia||0:25:12|
|The rollercoaster of lifestyle changes||0:27:44|
|How long until significant changes showed up for Rachel||0:28:00|
|How Rachel's remission efforts expanded||0:29:43|
|Finding the missing key for her recovery||0:31:54|
|Rachel talks about stress impacting Fibromyalgia||0:33:14|
|Was Rachel destined to get Fibromyalgia?||0:34:21|
|Rachel's experience with yoga and meditation||0:36:22|
|The benefits of CBT for Rachel||0:38:29|
|Rachel gets diagnosed as being in remission - not cured||0:41:50|
|Rachel answers "is Fibromyalgia a bad thing"||0:45:24|
|Rachel talks about her engagement with life & impact on Fibromyalgia||0:49:13|
|Dan digs into the impact of the choices and how we engage with life with Rachel||0:51:24|
|Rachel talks about faith, hope and belief during her fibromyalgia remission efforts||0:55:48|
|What was IT that helped Rachel to go into remission and stay well||0:59:20|
|What does remission really mean for Rachel?||1:00:34|
|Dan asks Rachel about the identity of 'having fibromyalgia'||1:07:44|
|Rachel's advice to others still experiencing fibromyalgia||1:09:48|
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Thank you for this detailed story. As you say Dan, it all helps put the pieces of one’s own puzzle together as we here the key actions that assisted someone else. Very helpful and I thank you both for your energy and time in helping others climb out of this barrel we are climbing out of. 🙏💕
Glad it supported you – keep listening to more and more interviews!
I got diagnosed with fibromyalgia about 12 years ago. I’m in my 70s and feel that I’m in constant pain and can’t sleep well. I would love for the pain to go away and also get a good night’s sleep