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    Scared about Ebola in the US

    It's a very scary disease and I think that most people at least think about what could happen if it spreads in the United States. I feel so bad for the people in Africa, I wish that there was a full proof cure or treatment that would eradicate this deadly illness. but Ebola is contracted from...
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    What Do You Do That Helps with Your Fibromyalgia

    What can you do to make yourself feel better when you have a Fibromyalgia flare? For me it's trying to stay stress free, sleeping for at least 8 or 9 hours a night, and getting some form of exercise everyday or close to that. Having a positive mindset is a plus and laughing when you can is...
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    How do you not overdo it when you feel better?

    Balance is always the key to when you are feeling good or having a terrible day due to a Fibromyalgia flare. I personally have to pace myself everyday if I want to keep as balanced as I need to be in order to feel well. It doesn't always work, and it can be a very tough balance because if you...
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    Does fibro make you feel depressed?

    Depression and Fibromyalgia seem to go together quite often for a lot of people. I have depression anyway, and this condition plus other ones as well as going through menopause has been very tough! It's very normal to feel depressed when your body doesn't work like you need for it to. When...
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    Sunday Moan and Groan

    It's so hard! I wish I could make everyone on here well:) Well my complaining today is because my air conditioner went out and although it wasn't super hot, it was hot enough to make me have pain and irritability most of the day. I didn't sleep the best last night and when I woke up my...
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    SSD question

    Do you actually get SSD for just those few conditions that you have? I have been trying for 13 years to get SSD with so many conditions and I still keep being denied! The system is unfair and sucks for those of us that really need the help. I'm glad that you are receiving it, but it can take...
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    pay check to pay check

    I have had Fibromyalgia for several years and I suspect that I have probably had it for much longer than that, but getting and keeping jobs has been just about impossible! I have tried traditional jobs outside of the home and they were too much for how I was feeling. I have also tried many...
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    Do you experience this?

    Fibromyalgia is a very tricky condition, almost any type of symptom you can think of is possible to feel with this ailment. I too take a low dose antidepressant and although it does help to raise my serotonin levels a little bit, there is no medicine that is going to totally eliminate the...
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    What Do You Like to Do to Relax?

    I get very relaxed at the end of the day if I take my bubble bath and listen to my music. Both are very calming for me and if you're brain is stress-free, your body will follow suit. Anything that I can do that is soothing and calming is a great way for me to spend my time. Going to the beach...
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    What is your hobby?

    I love to read and I also love writing, I try and do some form of each one everyday. I really want to write a book, but I have so many ideas that I can't seem to pick just one to start with! I would love to write a book about my dog Elmer who passed away back in 2012. He touched so many...
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