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“The fibromyalgia burns through my skin. I lay crumpled up in bed, staring outside at an oak tree. Flowers blossom from mottled branches. A yellow warbler feeds her chicks in the gentle pitter patter of rain. The fire within me cools to a simmer.”
See it here on Cuento Magazine on Twitter, along with other microfictions.
Also. Here are some resources on chronic pain below.
Mayoclinic Guide to Fibromyalgia (Book on Amazon)
Unlearn Your Pain by Howard Schubiner (Book on Amazon)