1. W

    Idk what to do.

    Hi I'm not sure how to start but I need to find out answers to questions I have about fibromyalgia. Here is some backround information about my wife and I. We are both in in our early 30s and we are highschool sweethearts. We have been together for 14 years, married for 8 of the 14 (no breaks or...
  2. Trellum

    Dealing with depression and other things

    Hi guys! It's been a while since I last participated here. A lot things have changed ever since. I got engaged a bit more than one year ago. I'm now preparing to move to the Netherlands and I've learnt more about myself and my body than I ever thought I would. I'm still dealing with...
  3. R

    Counselling for fibromyalgia patients

    FM patients experience a wide range of emotions ranging from anxiety to depression. Anxiety is the more immediate reaction while depression is long term. Research is continuing on which precipitates the other between depression and FM. What is clearly known is that FM is worsened by depression...
  4. M

    Hi everyone another new one here :-)

    Hi I have been recently diagnosed with fibro. It is no big surprise to me that my body is finally manifesting these issues after years of chronic stress and various traumas. Even still i think i have been in the denial stages. I am experiencing a multitude of emotions, pain, physical and...
  5. M

    Stress and Blood pressure

    I had an experiance today....simple to others but not me. I was planning a dr. Appointment but was side swiped by someone who thought they needed my car worse, thus i was late, this was a new dr. New clinic. I'm netorios about being on time. This person whom borrowed my car forgot to bring it...
  6. M

    Need new PCP who knows Fibro

    Good morning, I just signed up for the group and have Fibro, spinal stenosis, degenerative disk disease and I'm also a long time sufferer of depression. I'm currently looking for a new PCP and someone to take over my pain management. It's been difficult because I'm also a recovering alcoholic...
  7. junebug

    No support at home!

    Hi everybody! My name is Sierra, I just turned 18, and I've had fibro for about 5-6 years now, but was only finally diagnosed last year. My symptoms are very advanced, to the point where I barely function, and am having trouble holding my job at a fast food restaurant (not because they want to...
  8. R


    I am an Assistant professor. I have been suffering from fibromyalgia for over 3 years now. I am becoming more and more irritated, losing temper, forgetting a lot. As a result my relationship with family and friends are getting affected. Please advice how to keep emotions in control
  9. L

    Does anyone else feel overwhelmed and hopeless from this pain?!

    Hi everyone, I am really having a difficult week, and just needed to talk to people that can understand and relate tonight. Today I feel like I just can't take this anymore. The pain in my head (chronic headaches) and the pain in my joints and hips is so unbearable, among so many other...
  10. I

    Where to Begin?

    I don't even know where to start introducing myself.. I guess I'll start here: I got officially diagnosed two weeks ago. I was shocked. My family doc mentioned it in passing but she was convinced that the issues I was having were related to having extreme hypothyroidism and that they would...