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    What are your fibro friendly clothes items and brands you swear by?

    It seems my clothes only last for a few months before they get holes in them and make me look disheveled. Though I have tried to fix them myself, I am horrible at it. For the sake of the doctors I see - who are quick to blame mental illness on my issues, based on how I present myself- I need to...