Boy have I heard some of this before! Take into consideration that you don't really know or understand what or how a person with fibromyalgia and/or chronic pain is going thru! What not to say to someone with chronic pain!
Understanding invisible illnesses - such as lupus, rheumatoid-arthritis, fibromyalgia, etc. Invisible illnesses are very difficult to not only explain but to live with. Hopefully this image can help clarify what is happening beneath the outward smiles.
(pronoun) people suffering from severe chronic intractable pain.__ another visit to the urgent care center, shaking in pain I was very tachycardic and dehydrated. finally home after several hours spent there.