Episode 69: Just Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia… What Do I Do Now? Ask the Coach

Have you been recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia? Did you leave your doctor’s office with more questions than answers? Or are you overwhelmed with information? Are you wondering, “What do I do now?”

In this episode, Tami covers the first steps of her own journey, as well as where she begins working with her students and clients. The ten steps in this episode include five things you can begin doing right away, on your own, with or without your doctor’s help; the other five you’ll want to work with your doctor on to get the best results. Tami has also included a list of Fibromyalgia Podcast episodes and resources perfect for anyone who is newly diagnosed, or simply wants to get back to basics.

There is so much that can be done to improve fibromyalgia symptoms and pain. Information can be confusing and overwhelming. Start with the steps in this episode to build a solid foundation that will help you feel your best — and help your providers help you more effectively!

Key Points

  • Educate yourself.
  • Find a guide to support you.
  • Start tracking your symptoms.
  • Write your body’s owner’s manual.
  • Calm down your overactive fight-or-flight.
  • Work on improving your sleep.
  • Learn to live within your energy budget.
  • Break the pain cycle.
  • Give your body the nutritional building blocks it needs.
  • Check your thyroid and adrenals.

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