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Fibromyalgia: Suffering With The Itch You Can’t Scratch

“Once it is understood that sufferings cannot be compared, then it is possible to speak of different sufferings in the same story, because there is no comparison”, Arthur W. Frank Here it is… one awful day,┬áliving with the winds and … Continue reading

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