1. Trellum

    ''Delicate'' hands

    I'm sorry guys, but I couldn't think of a title that could explain my situation better :shock: I seem to have incredibly delicate hands... yesterday I washed with my hands (very gently really) some delicates. I thought: ''well, not big deal''. Big mistake! I applied really small pressure...
  2. F

    PhD student/instructor at the end of the semester, so... crazy?

    Hi, everyone- new here (but not new to fibro) and looking for community. I'm in my mid-30s and in the last few weeks of my seventh straight year of college- I went back in 2009 to complete a BA, then turned around and went into an MA program after graduation, THEN turned around and started a PhD...
  3. L

    Thank You

    I want to start out by saying thank you to all of you. I have been reading through this forum for a few days now and I can't tell you how thankful I am to have found you and how helpful this site has already been. Now for my story........ In late November I started with Severe debilitating...
  4. V

    New forumite, diagnosed in October

    Hi! I was diagnosed at the very start of October. I've been living with the symptoms for years now, but the process is finally finished. What sucks the most is that I wasn't prepared for it. I'd been feeling like it was likely for so long, but when I actually got the diagnosis, I couldn't help...
  5. F

    Wondering if I have fibro

    I have been in a limbo the past few months with my health. It all started around August when I developed an eye twitch. I googled it and was determined I had a serious illness. Once I read about certain diseases (MS, particularly) I was positive that was what was wrong with me and started having...
  6. D


    Hi all you fellow sufferers. I posted a tread called 'help' under newbie by mistake as I am NEW and not used to the site. A few have viewed my plea but no replies....would love a bit of support and hope. From willow and a dreary morning in the UK!
  7. P

    Memory loss

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone else is having trouble with their memory? In the last few weeks, I have had several episodes. Once I was driving home and completely forgot where I lived, I had to sit in my car for about 10 minutes then it came to me. I got an email from an eye doctor thanking me...
  8. J

    Report on my first visit with pain doc

    :grin: So I was so nervous about visiting the pain doctor as I was used to my primary care doc of 27 years handling my prescriptions for pain. The visit with the doctor went just fine...he was very caring and interested in addressing my concerns. Bottom line is that I can no longer take the...
  9. M

    Pain after exercise

    Hi Everyone I have recently been diagnosed with fibro by my GP but to be 100% sure he wants me to also see an occupational therapist, physiotherapist and a psychiarist and gather all the info about what i have been going through. So at the moment im in limbo not knowning what i can or shouldnt...
  10. T

    Building symptoms for several years...and?

    My only medical diagnoses are "Pure O" OCD and Bipolar type 2 with associated depression -I've been depressed off and on since I was 13. I'm on lamictal and lexapro. I'm 27. I noticed my first weird symptom about 4 years ago. Floaters in my eyes and weird numbness and tingling in my...