Video: Fibromyalgia awareness walk _lowres

Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Joy Huff, who suffers from fibromyalgia, walks to raise awareness of the disease on Tuesday along Highway 16 in Denham Springs. Monday was National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day, with events throughout May. 'Chronic pain never sleeps and neither would I,' said Huff who was attempting to walk for 24 hours straight but fell short just under 23, with 17 miles walked between Highway 1019 and Interstate 12 along Highway Range Avenue.

The month of May is designated as chronic pain fibromyalgia awareness month. A walk along La. 16 in Denham Springs was staged to raise awareness of chronic conditions.