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Mikal Smith (ar.colton)

Joined 6 years ago from Vancouver, B.C.




My name is Mikal Smith.I am a novelist, poet and literature enthusiast among many other things.

In 2009 I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia after experiencing symptoms for about 15 months. Believe it or not, that is considered a quick diagnosis.

My experience with fibromyalgia has taught me many things, not the least of which is that it is a condition shrouded in uncertainty. Though it effects between 2-5% of people there are still millions of people who have no idea what it is, and many people who don't belieive it exists.

I have a continuing goal to create a very thorough collection of articles about life with FM. It's time to bring this condition out of the dark ages!

Some articles about fibromyalgia:

What is Fibromyalgia?

 Fibromyalgia Myths

Is There a Cure for Fibromyalgia?

Articles about writing:

10 Prompts to Beat Writer's Block

How NOT to Write a Short Story

How to Become a Disciplined Writer

Visit my blog:

Fibromyalgia: My Brain Hurts


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