Embarking on traveling by air to gather with family for the third time in six weeks. Will certainly incorporate some of the points shared in this post. Hopefully, this trip will be less stressful than the first two.
Originally posted on The Fibromyalgia Thriver's Guide:
From my recent trip to visit my mom, I want to share a few things I learned about how to better manage traveling by plane with fibromyalgia.
My mom and I live about 500 miles apart so I flew to visit her.
I planned the trip for several weeks. I weighed my options and made my decisions based on my personal worst-case and even best-case scenarios.
Now I think it is important to let you know going to see my mom is probably not like going to see your mom. My mother is also disabled and suffers from several mental illnesses so it is not just my own health I have to consider but hers as well.
So my Step One: Rent a car!!! But for you this might mean decide if you need a rental.
Where mom doesn’t own a car and where she can decompensate mentally at a rapid rate…
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