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  1. T

    Newbie from the UK

    Hello Am new to the Forums, but not to fibromyalgia......took years for a diagnosis, after ruling lots of other illnesses out.....lost my job and am now virtually housebound due to depression, anxiety and pain.....feel very alone.....looking for others who understand x
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    My silly poem.

    Since my fibro got worse my hot water bottles are my best friends They don’t give me any grief unlike most humans in my life. They are snuggly and warm, never pull away or make derogatory comments. They need very little to top up their loving giving nature, And demand very little back from...
  3. R

    Fibro newbie

    Hi all, apologies for what may be some dumb questions, but i have only recently been diagnosed with FM and i seem to have more questions than answers at the moment! Q1. I seem to tick many of the 'ailments' boxes, but not all, especially when i read about the amount of pain that many of you...
  4. R

    Fibro newbie

    Hi all, apologies for what may be some dumb questions, but i have only recently been diagnosed with FM and i seem to have more questions than answers at the moment! Q1. I seem to tick many of the 'ailments' boxes, but not all, especially when i read about the amount of pain that many of you...
  5. D

    I'm a newbie

    Hi everyone I'm a newbie to this website. My suffering started in 2013 with chronic leg pains, a feeling of insects running up and down my legs, numbness in my feet. It spread to my lower back and hips, in my shoulders and upper arms. I've been on gabapentin and an antidepressant now since...
  6. P

    My Physical Symptoms

    Hi Everyone, I'm a newbie here and I would like to ask everyone if all the physical symptoms I have are common with Fibromyalgia: Feel tired all the time Shortness of breath Leg cramping Left side of face feel thick or a bit numb Left neck feels really tight like almost cramping left abdomen...
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    Feeling useless

    Hi, all newbie here.I've had symptoms for 15 years, diagnosed 5 yrs ago. I've had headaches all my life, but escalated to migraines after severe life-changing reaction to Levaquin. Amitriptylline, Gabapentin, Migrelief, several OTC supplements. Was on a beta blocker but side effects too much...
  8. O

    Feeling helpless with Fibromyalgia

    Hi I'm new to this site. I have fibromyalgia. I have been living with it for over 20 years. I was wondering if anyone experienced where you just can't fight fibromyalgia anymore This is how I'm feeling. I just can't take the pain and deal with it anymore. Any suggestions :cry::sad:
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    Totally frustrated

    I am a newbie, and I have never been so frustrated in all of my 50 years of life. In 2014 I was rear ended by a company truck, at that time I started with neck pain and headaches. I dealt with the pain was x rayed, had MRI's no problems, soon after the burning started in my shoulders, the neck...
  10. L

    Newbie

    Hi, I am new to but not new to all these feelings. I often forget what I am trying to say or what I was about to do once I leave one room and enter the other. I have two kids and being their mother has been challenging. This year has been one of my toughest years emotionally and physically. Let...
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