coping

  1. M

    Hi

    Hi I was online looking for info on my missing brother when I found this forum. I am so excited about finding this site. I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia about 7 years ago, don't ask me for the exact date because i can't remember lol darn fibro fog. I had suffered for years before that. I...
  2. R

    New to the forum, new(ish) to Fibro

    I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia about 10 months ago, and am still learning to deal with it. I have tried various medications, none seem to be working, and just recently started taking tramadol along with flexeril. So far, so good, but it has only been a few days for the Tramadol. Neurontin was...
  3. Yatte

    Well Met

    Good day to all the precious and beautiful people. I am Yatte a mother of 2 of which the oldest is 3 years old. I do not have fibro myself, but my sister do, and I see her struggle every day to overcome all the hurdles this disease throws at you. I am also a qualified Radiographer. When I was...
  4. GlumshanksGirl

    Never ending battle.

    After over 4 years of strange symptoms that left me writhing in pain, fainting, coping with brain fog and concentration problems, digestive upsets, and more I was finally diagnosed with Fibromyalgia on December 5th of 2012, 2 days after my 27th birthday. Hi, I'm Shi and I am a Fibromyalgia...
  5. S

    Long-time coping, multi-symptom

    Have apparently had FMS since childhood. Diagnosed myself @ age 39; had confirmation by several docs, beginning w/ neurologist. 56 now. Returned to school in 2000, but "Katrina" forced a relocation (and separation from my family) - a few months shy of graduation. Difficult getting care - when...
  6. 1sweed

    Do You Watch Movies To Relax

    I must confess I love watching movies, and I can watch my favorites over and over again. As you can see I like horses and so my favorites are SeaBiscut and The Horse Whisperer, The Black Stallion and Lonesome Dove, and Return To Lovesome Dove. I don't have tv, because I can not afford it. So I...
  7. T

    Fibromyalgia and leg pain

    I was diagnosed with Fibro in 1994. Since then, I had 2 remissions, which lasted a short time. The leg pain can be so unbearable during the winter months, that I can hardly walk around the house. Prior to getting neuropathy (nerve damage) in my legs and feet, I walked 3 short walks a day...
  8. G

    Alone and lost

    Let me begin by apologizing. My thoughts have a tendency to jump all over, making it difficult to follow my thought patterns. Please be patient with me. I'm a 44 yr old single mother of 2 wonderful young men aged 23 and 18, both live at home with me. I stopped working almost 4 years ago, and...
  9. G

    Husband has extreme fatigue

    Hi everyone. I am new to the Forum and am wondering about whether extreme fatigue is normal in PALS. My husband was Dx in 9/08 (Bulbar Onset), and he has been on Rilutek ever since. His decline has been slow and steady...with increasing fatigue, muscle soreness, etc. However, beginning only a...
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