Okay i have had Fibro for approximately two years now. I have suffered from RA (Rheumatoid Arthritis) for Ten years. The last month or two i have been having a really hard time. I called in 4 times in three weeks due to sickness. After being told Thursday that i might be just fighting a virus...
I was diagnosed last week with fibromyalgia and rhuemetoid arthritis as well as bursitis in my hips. I'm presently a school bus driver but the bouncing of the seat is aggravating the bursitis in my hips. I am just starting medication. My questions are:
Need to look for a new career -...
Hello im Emmjay and im 23, i was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and joint hypermobility syndrome in december 2013 and have been struggling ever since, i lost my job due to having a lot of time off fr the condition and have recently got a new job but i am yet again struggling to keep up a 40 hour...
Hi I am a recent RN graduate starting my first real job! I have yet to be diagnosed but it is looking that I may have fibro. I have been dealing with diffuse muscle pain for about the last 3 months. I am way to extroverted to not work and really excited to start my new job but have days when I...
Hey everybody! I'm 34 and was just recently given the fibro diagnosis. Have had cfs and candida overgrowth for 11 years. Been having slight pain with my cfs flares for the last few years so i knew the fibro was coming. This flare started about 3 weeks and my Dr officially have me the fibro...
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, or CFS and depression can go hand-in-hand. These disruptive conditions present in different patterns and with varying severity levels that can be miserable for the person experiencing it. CFS is a disorder that causes symptoms like extreme tiredness, body pain and...
Every time I call out of work I break down crying. It breaks my heart that 1, I cannot SAFELY do my job (as a home health nurse) due to fatigue and mental fog, 2, I cannot be reliable for families who depend on me, 3, I'm losing out of the rewards of caring for others, which is in and of itself...
Hey everyone- My name is Rex and in the last couple of years my life has seen some...ummm... changes! I don't know how brief or in depth to be but I suppose I should error on the side of "more info is better". Let me start by saying I have seen a local rheumy one time (about a month ago), and...
Hi everybody, I am new to this group. I am in so much pain right now because of a pulled shoulder muscle. I got a new job and this is probably what did it. I want to scream, to cry, to hit things with pillows but it hurts.
So my muscle relaxer wear off and finally I am not depressed anymore...
Hello everyone. !st I want to say I really appreciate having this place to come to where people actually understand what it is like to have fibro. NO ONE in my family has a clue or has ever shown any interest in trying to understand.
I have had this for many many years. The last year of...