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If I had to describe in a nugget what fibromyalgia does, this is one way to do it.  It drains you to where you feel nothing, very few things bring you joy, but you have to move through it.  I’m not willing to concede Fibromyalgia the victory, so I will keep writing, doing what calls me to do.  I don’t know if I’ll ever not feel drained, but I can’t just curl up and stop living.  that is not, must never be an option.


Born in New Jersey, August 1965, this Italian-American has always had a great interest in music, particularly the Oldies, Country and Ethnic music, including Irish. For over 10 years Ms. Appello passionately taught ESL to students of varying ages. Grounded if her faith and spirituality, Katherine endured a range of issues, including a great deal of pain, which was finally diagnosed to be associated with Fibromyalgia. The essence and the power of music, of words, allow Katherine to overcome these struggles each and every time. We are all blessed to have Katherine’s strength, wisdom, and words to write “Pray For Me Tonight’