26 episodes

Everybody needs a friend. Especially when navigating life with chronic pain. Join us each week as we have an honest chat about all things Fibromyalgia.

Fibro Friends Fibromyalgia Care Society of America

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 12 Ratings

Everybody needs a friend. Especially when navigating life with chronic pain. Join us each week as we have an honest chat about all things Fibromyalgia.

    "Finding the Patterns"

    "Finding the Patterns"

    In this episode, we interview writer, educator, father of three, and fellow Fibro warrior Abe Gruswitz. We discuss Abe's intricate history with chronic illness and overlapping conditions, how he attempts to find the patterns of symptoms, and what being a member of the Fibromyalgia community is like from a man's perspective. 

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    Learn More About the Fibromyalgia Care Society of America:

    Website: https://www.fibro.org/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fibrocares

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fibrocares/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/fibrocares

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    Follow the Hosts on Instagram:

    📷 Caraline 📷 Skye 📷 Mesha

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    Leave us a Voice Message 🎤

    *Your message could be featured in an upcoming episode of the podcast*

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    Contact Us:

    fibrofriendspod@fibro.org

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    • 48 min
    "Flare Fest 2021"

    "Flare Fest 2021"

    In this episode, we thought it was appropriate since we were all in a big old Fibro flare to share some of the most common triggers for flare-ups when it comes to having Fibromyalgia. We discuss the Top 10 flare triggers and share advice for how to cope with as many of them as possible!

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    Learn More About the Fibromyalgia Care Society of America:

    Website: https://www.fibro.org/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fibrocares

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fibrocares/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/fibrocares

    .

    Follow the Hosts on Instagram:

    📷 Caraline
    📷 Skye
    📷 Mesha
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    🎫 Get Your Tickets for the FCSA's Mariposa Gala 2021

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    Leave us a Voice Message 🎤

    *Your message could be featured in an upcoming episode of the podcast*

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    Contact Us:

    fibrofriendspod@fibro.org

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    • 50 min
    "The Show Must Go On"

    "The Show Must Go On"

    In this episode, we had the pleasure of interviewing one of our listeners and a fellow Fibro warrior, Corinne. We cover the topic of Fibromyalgia and Chronic Illness in the entertainment industry as Corinne is a native of the theatre. We discuss working as an artist with chronic illness in the entertainment industry, how Fibromyalgia is represented in movies and television, and what the entertainment industry needs to do to become more inclusive to people in the chronic illness community. 

    *Trigger Warning: This episode contains a brief mention of sexual assault at 38:46 - 39:11. Listener discretion is advised.*

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    Learn More About the Fibromyalgia Care Society of America:

    Website: https://www.fibro.org/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fibrocares

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fibrocares/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/fibrocares

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    Check Out Corinne On:

    📷 Instagram

    💻 Corinne's Website

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    🎫 Get Your Tickets for the FCSA's Mariposa Gala 2021

    .

    Leave us a Voice Message 🎤

    *Your message could be featured in an upcoming episode of the podcast*

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    Contact Us:

    fibrofriendspod@fibro.org

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    • 56 min
    "Fibro Favorites"

    "Fibro Favorites"

    In this episode, each host shares their top three things that help them cope with the symptoms of Fibromyalgia. We discuss everything from our favorite apps to our go-to pain relief tools and why some things have become our tried and true favorites.

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    Learn More About the Fibromyalgia Care Society of America:

    Website: https://www.fibro.org/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fibrocares

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fibrocares/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/fibrocares

    .

    🎫 Get Your Tickets for the FCSA's Mariposa Gala 2021

    .

    Leave us a Voice Message 🎤

    *Your message could be featured in an upcoming episode of the podcast*

    .

    Contact Us:

    fibrofriendspod@fibro.org

    .

    • 43 min
    "Coming From the Heart"

    "Coming From the Heart"

    In this episode, we get to chat with fellow Fibro warrior, chronic illness advocate, and writer of the blog Fabulous and Fatigued Sara Naveed. We discuss the origin story behind her Fibromyalgia journey, the differences as well as the similarities between the U.S. and Canadian health care system, and how her blog and social media presence came to be.

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    Podcast Translation (Spanish)

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    Learn More About the Fibromyalgia Care Society of America:

    Website: https://www.fibro.org/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fibrocares

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fibrocares/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/fibrocares

    .

    🎫 Get Your Tickets for the FCSA's Mariposa Gala 2021
    .

    Check Out Sara On:

    📷 Instagram

    💻 Fabulous and Fatigued Blog

    .

    Leave us a Voice Message 🎤

    *Your message could be featured in an upcoming episode of the podcast*

    .

    Contact Us:

    fibrofriendspod@fibro.org

    .

    • 52 min
    "Drinking the Poison"

    "Drinking the Poison"

    In this episode, we discuss the topic of toxic positivity and its effect on those living with chronic pain or chronic illnesses, we play a fun new game called Rate That Phrase, and give you a shortlist of signs of toxic positivity to keep an eye out for.

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    Podcast Translation (Spanish)

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    Learn More About the Fibromyalgia Care Society of America:

    Website: https://www.fibro.org/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fibrocares

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fibrocares/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/fibrocares

    .

    Leave us a Voice Message 🎤

    *Your message could be featured in an upcoming episode of the podcast*

    .

    Contact Us:

    fibrofriendspod@fibro.org

    .

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

MinnieManolo ,

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I’ve been living with lupus and R.A. for nearly 3 decades. Fibro Friends Pod has been a source of comfort; I’m super grateful to be able to listen to other share their chronic pain stories. The hosts have a great chemistry! I laughed and learned while I listened along. 💜💜💜

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