I've been under a lot of pressure to get a job. My current financial situation is hard. I live with my partner and he has a low paying full time job. When I was in school my parents supported me but I've been out of school for a year now and work on photography/graphic design/ retouching is hard...
Hello, I am Ambrosia, and I suffered from chronic pain for nearly 22 years before I found a person who could treat my condition. I was abused as a child and sustained compounded injuries in my spine from being beaten on a daily basis. I developed excruciating back pain at a young age, which led...
I am an M.D. and just joined the Forum. I was diagnosed 20 years ago with Chronic Fibro and Myofascial Pain Syndrome. I also have sleep problems at the third most intense of the components that I carry with me all day,, every day.
I have studied this complex condition as both a physician and...
Dear members of the forum and support group,
Recently, I have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia and for some time now I have been in constant pain. I have noticed that when I am stressed, worrying too much about things, or feeling a bit depressed, pain is getting worse. I am still fresh in the...
Hi! My name is Linda and I was given a fibro diagnosis at the beginning of May. I believe this is something I've been dealing with for awhile though (as I'm sure it is for most people that finally get the diagnosis). For me, getting the diagnosis was a big relief. I certainly wasn't looking to...
Hi, I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia probably 15 years ago, mostly muscle pain that I hate being touched; my recent and previous bouts with diverticulitis has put me on 10 day regimines of antibiotics. I have found that when on the antibiotics, I have little to no pain from the fibromyalgia...
How to treat Fibromyalgia is not as easy as doctors may think, in my opinion. Treating this condition in the right way, should be determined alone by each one separately, not as if all suffers are the same. Treating Fibromyalgia may be as simple as finding the right doctor that will listen to...
Since being on this site, I have been replying to posts, trying to encourage others, and things like that. I did not want to come to this board so soon, but...
I have HAD IT with pain! It has robbed me of so much time I will NEVER get back, so much LIFE I am not living! And by the way, the road...