They say that you find yourself, try to become a better person all your shitty friend they will be gone. God will not allow you to work on you, let you get better and heal and keep bad friends that influence you the wrong way. that is not going to happen.
There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. -Aristotle (i. you can't avoid criticism so you must just learn to accept it and go on with your life. Accept yourself flaws and all).
So many people assume and think they know what life with Fibromyalgia is like, but what they think is usually extremely far from the reality of living with it. So few, that do not have this illness, will ever know the truth.