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Fibro Warrior of the Week (#47)



Location: Bayonne, New Jersey, USA

Facebook: Lynn Crimaldi

Mantra: Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.—William Shakespeare

Lynn Crimaldi wrote a piece for our Fibro Daily Facebook page called Fibromyalgia……Who are you??? which received an overwhelmingly positive response. (We also featured it here on the site!) We are very pleased to have her as our 47th Fibro Warrior of the Week! In addition to writing, Lynn is a mother of two boys, designs jewelry, and designs spectacular nail creations for her friends. Read on to find out more about the woman who created the piece so many of you love…

FD: : Tell us a bit about yourself – Where were you born, where do you live now, family, interests, etc.


Lynn: My name is Lynn Crimaldi. I have lived in New Jersey all my forty-four years of life. I am a single mom, with two beautiful boys, David who is twelve years old and Christopher who is almost ten. my-jewelry-098-300x225My youngest, Christopher, has autism. He was diagnosed at age two. Because of my son’s disability, as well as having immune system issues, he is on a home program which has me staying home with him. I do my best to work from home doing nails and making homemade jewelry. I strive through the chronic pain and do my best to care for my young boys and continue to work, as not to loose myself to this illness. Some days I loose, but the days I win, I create beautiful jewelry and make someone else’s nails very beautiful. My boys keep me going, truly. They are my heart. Continue reading