Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Today is International Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

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Help Make Fibromyalgia Visible!

Join the “Make Fibromyalgia Visible” movement and help bring hope to everyone with fibromyalgia.

Please take time today to make a difference by taking one of these simple steps.

SEND the FM Aware Magazine link to friends with fibromyalgia to help educate them about fibromyalgia.

TELL the people you meet today, May 12th, that it is Fibromyalgia Awareness Day.

LEARN about the many symptoms of fibromyalgia by reading this short, to the point article.

REACH OUT to a loved one who may be affected by the symptoms of his or her spouse’s or partner’s fibromyalgia, as described in this powerful article

SUPPORT and honor a loved one by sponsoring a "Lights of Hope" candle.

ADD the “Make Fibromyalgia Visible” logo to your e-mail signature. It’s fast and free, and lets all your e-mail recipients know that you care.  Click here to download or copy this FREE logo.

JOIN the National Fibromyalgia Association (NFA) – there’s strength in numbers.

BECOME a fan of the National Fibromyalgia Association on Facebook and keep up-to-date on all the latest fibromyalgia news and information. Click here to link to the NFA Facebook page.

PLEDGE TO CARE and encourage others to join the National Fibromyalgia Association in its national advocacy efforts on fibromyalgia. The program consists of three pledges: the NFA’s pledge to the fibromyalgia community, the family’s and friends’ pledge to someone special in their lives who suffers from fibromyalgia, and the healthcare providers’ pledge to the patient.  Click here to complete the pledge.  Your name is added to a virtual “We Care” pledge wall – a testimony to the far-reaching effects of Fibromyalgia.

GATHER WITH FRIENDS WHO ALSO HAVE FIBROMYALGIA and share your mutual support, information you have learned about fibromyalgia, and tips and tricks for dealing with the variety of symptoms of fibromyalgia.

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