Keep a journal Keeping a journal is a great way of tracking your fibro flares and symptoms. Write down what you ate and did each day to see if any patterns develop, you may be able to identify foods that trigger flares or situations where your symptoms felt better. Read our columnist Robin Dix’s take on the things that blindsided her when she became ill. Fibromyalgia News Today is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.