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    Mostly upper body pain?

    Hello everyone! I am new to fibro, new to this board. Not even sure I have fibro yet. Internal medicine doc suspects it and referred me to a rheumatologist. Took him two tries to find a rheumatologist who even treats/sees fibro patients. I'm not sure that's what I have. In the meantime (while...
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    Hi Everybody!

    I am so thankful that this forum has been provided for our mutual encouragement! I am a nurse who has become disabled due to the effects of fibromyalgia. I would appreciate getting to talk with people who understand what it is like to struggle with the day-to-day overwhelming pain and fatigue...
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    Fibromyalgia and me

    My name is amy. I was recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia I am constantly exhausted depressed and mean to the people I care about. my legs hurt and feel weird and my feet are so sore. It's exhausting to even breath. The house needs cleaned and my 3 year old needs so much more attention than I...
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    What is considered a good day?

    Most mornings I manage to get out of bed by 10:00 am but only make it from the bed to my recliner where I sit and rest until I have the energy to fix myself a bagel and a glass of tea. I will either watch TV or read or play on my laptop for several hours. Then I will get up and make the bed then...
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    The "L" word

    If there is one word that drives me mad beyond all others with fibro it is the "L" word - LAZY. For me it is either soul sappingly depressing or makes me so mad I overdo things trying to prove I am not and end up with a flare. When I first diagnosed and being seen by different professionals...
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    Want to try this breathing excercise for a week?

    Hi friends, I would be selfish If I do not share what I have gone through the previous month through spiritual learning and yoga, since I got to know about this ailment. Kindly don't take it as preaching. If you are impatient just scroll down to the last paragraph. a) Negativity is a force we...
  7. AugustGreig

    Gabapentin (Neurontin) as a treatment for FMS?

    Has anyone else ever had any experience using gabapentin to treat fibromyalgia? I had a friend who was prescribed this drug for pain associated with diabetes. Knowing that I suffered from insomnia and chronic pain, both from fibromyalgia and Scheuermann's Disease, she suggested that I try some...
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    Just wanted to say hi -HI

    I have had fibro or as like to call it the monster for several years. I read a post where a woman asked if anyone's hair had hurt, yes I say to that. I usually roll over on my stomach and then push myself out of bed and make it to bathroom for meds and then sit in my lazyboy until it is...
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    How it affects me

    Hi everyone, I'm brand spanking new to the forums and this page. I was talking to my old doctor about being diagnosed but had to stop going to her clinic for monetary reasons. I'm currently waiting for my first appointment with my new doctor and hope that he is as knowledgeable about FM as my...
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    Working with Fibro...

    We all wonder what kind of work can we do with this disease. Well, I am currently working from home as a customer service representative for a cellular phone company. I am basically sitting is an orthopedic chair all day talking on the phone with disgruntled clients. Yes, the pain is still...
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