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    My coping tool for today...pace myself

    Pace myself. This seems logical but I guess I felt like I should be able to do everything the way I did before fibro because I take medication. Wrong!! I now realize the only way I'm going to accomplish anything is to do a little bit at a time. I don't get much accomplished but this is my...
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    finding good doctors

    Good idea!
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    a new symptom of fibro - jaw pain!

    I have experienced this as well. I go to a massage therapists who does Cranial Sacral therapy and mouth work. This is one of the only things that seems to help me. Try and do a search for a therapists in your area who practices this. You might also try acupuncture. I have not tried that yet...
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    Finally accepting my diagnosis...need help coping

    Theo, I had depression before my RX Cymbalta. I don't prefer mess either and my body is sensitive as well. I started with the lowest dose and moved up to the next one. When I initially went to the Dr it was for pain and depression/anxiety. That is why they chose Cymbalta for me so they could...
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    Newly Diagnosed and unsure

    I can def relate and have been through the same thing. I felt like I was just over exerting myself and needed to just deal with it or come to grips with the fact that I'm aging and can't do as much as I used to do. After about a year now I'm beginning to admit that this is real and I do have a...
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    Finally accepting my diagnosis...need help coping

    I have suffered with pain for the last 5 years and just recently was officially diagnosed with fibromyalgia. I've just realized that I have been in denial of this because it seems so vague since there is nothing seemingly "wrong" or they don't really know what causes it. I have been on...