Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Cristina Olvera
56 followers -
~Writer, Blogger, Fighter, Survivor and Chronic Illness Advocate~
~Writer, Blogger, Fighter, Survivor and Chronic Illness Advocate~

56 followers
About
Cristina's posts

Post has attachment
Fibromyalgia and Weight Issues
One of the
myths that surround Fibromyalgia is that it’s caused by being overweight.  I’ve had it since I was a child and I wasn’t
by any means overweight when this endless nightmare started.  Approximately 25 years later, I’m considered
obese.  I also have...

Post has attachment
Domestic Violence: The Behavioral Traits of an Abuser
Every 9 seconds a woman is abused and every 37.8 seconds
a man is abused in the United States. Abusers tend to share certain behavioral
traits and those traits should be used as warning signs. An example of this is
if your partner is overly jealous and cont...

Post has attachment
What Would You Do If You Didn't Have Fibromyalgia?
I’ve had Fibromyalgia for at least 25 years and I’ve always
wondered what it would be like to not have it. 
Can you imagine the freeness of having no pain?  I think about all the things I would do.  I’m pretty sure I would get myself into a lot
of trouble! ...

Post has attachment
Fibromyalgia and Brain Fog
I’ve said many times that Fibromyalgia is so much more than
chronic pain, and I still agree with that. 
What hurts me the most is the brain fog. 
That’s what makes me feel like less of a person…less like me.  I’m a writer who now doesn’t feel like a
writer,...

Post has attachment
Another Challenging Day with Fibromyalgia
It’s Wednesday already and I’m hoping for a good day
because I have a lot of work to finish. 
You can’t really ever predict your days when you have Fibromyalgia.  The day can start out good and end horribly or
it can be the other way around.  Then
there are...

Post has attachment
Fibromyalgia: So Many Questions Left Unanswered
Having Fibromyalgia is like having an extremely annoying
sibling that never leaves you alone.  It
just keeps poking and irritating you every day, 24/7.  That’s probably putting it mildly.  It’s far more than just irritating.  It’s life-changing.  Sometimes ...

Post has attachment
Those Walls Keep Getting in My Way...
Does anyone else have a problem with running into
walls?  I’m glad everyone knows beyond a
shadow of a doubt how loving my man is or he would catch a lot of hell for all
the bruises I get.  It doesn’t help that
I bruise extremely easily in the first place. ...

Post has attachment
Photo

Post has attachment

Post has attachment
Wait while more posts are being loaded