Author Archives: meganmasterfit

Dear Mom and Dad: I’ll Never Forget What You Did for Me After My Diagnosis

By Megan Densmore

I have a lot to thank my parents for when it comes to the diagnosis with and ongoing management of my fibromyalgia and related conditions. The biggest gift my parents gave me was right at the beginning. They made sure I saw the best doctor in our area and when he diagnosed me with fibromyalgia and recommended specific prescriptions to be taken daily (and indefinitely), they agreed with me that som

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I Am Not Invisible, I Have a Chronic Illness

By Megan Densmore

When I was thirteen, my pediatrician referred me to a rheumatologist to investigate why I was so fatigued and why my athletic performance had changed so dramatically after I had noticed in track practice that I had lost my ability to put on the gas at the end of the 200 meters. After my blood tests came out clean, the doctor diagnosed me with fibromyalgia by doing a typical test where different pr

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After Multiple Diets, I Finally Found a Way to Overcome the Chronic Pain of Fibromyalgia: Find Out How

By Megan Densmore

Since I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and related hypoglycemia at age 13, my relationship with food and fitness has been complex. I have been passionate about fitness my entire life, but my body was plagued by 10 years of chronic pain. I also suffered from numerous conditions believed to be related to fibromyalgia, including digestive issues like gastritis, acid reflux and hypoglycemia! 

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