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  1. R

    15 years since diagnosis

    I began having insomnia, headaches, diffuse body-wide pain and cognitive problems back in early 2000. By June of that year, I could only work a few hours per week at my senior analyst position at Siemens Power Corp, Nuclear Div. At year's end, with no diagnosis and unable to really perform my...
  2. N

    Diagnosis After Child Birth

    Hi Everyone, I am new to the forum. I want to share my story with you and find out if anyone has had a similar experience. I have lived with bad anxiety off and on since I was a child, but after the birth of my son in October 2013 my whole life turned upside down. I had a fine pregnancy... no...
  3. B

    Struggling to cope

    Hi all. I've lived with fibromyalgia since 2014 (diagnosed) and like since 2010 undiagnosed. I'm a mom to a 10 month old baby. I'm a freelance writer, working about 15 hours a week. And a wife. In my pre-fibro life, I used to be a competitive weightlifting athlete, power-yoga teacher and...
  4. D

    Fatigue extreme tired or muscle fatigue

    Hi to all....can i ask do you suffer fibro fatigue as weak tired heavy limbs ie muscle weakness and huge effort to put one foot in front of the other ...climb stairs etc or all over extreme body fatigue as in i need to lay down or sit down right now. I am guessing both but am interested in...
  5. Zolisindigo

    Books which bring you joy,hope and relief

    Dear friends,let's share with each other about wonderful books which you have been reading during last year! I also will be glad to know what books inspire you! There are some of mine: 1. Louise Hay and David Kessler " You can heal your heart: Finding peace after a breakup,divorce or death"...
  6. Forgetmenot

    Humour

    I deal with my fibro in many ways .but in here I use humour a lot.dont go thinking I'm playing down yours or my illness , I simple like to find a bit of joy wherever I can. Like most of u I don't have much in rl. So if u read something and I reply in a joking manner dont take offence .but do...
  7. B

    Help. Back to Work as New Mom = Constant Pain and Recurring Exhaustion

    I had my baby girl at the end of January, and during my two months of maternity leave I actually felt great. I was going to the gym every day and power walking then doing some body-weight exercises for 10 minutes, no flare-ups, felt great. As soon as I started back to work part-time (I work...
  8. J

    Lion's Mane/Brain Booster

    Just talking to a longtime friend and we are always trying to help each other...Her issues are not mine but we share a lot of common things with health. She is forever seeking out "brain support" and I told her about Prevagen, a supplement which a couple friends take, but I don't. My friend...
  9. N

    I'm so bone tired and exhausted.

    I would like to say "hello" to all. I'm new here, and not sure how this all works I guess I'll catch on. I'm just so bone tired and exhausted most of the time. Pain comes and goes. Neck, shoulder, upper back, lumbar region. Brain fog. You name it. Even the slightest effort to walk or get up is...
  10. L

    Snow!

    Welcome to winter! We just experienced a tremendous early nor'easter here in Maine. Fourteen inches of wet heavy snow and gale force winds. Trees down, power out for three days, cold and miserable. I am aching and exhausted from shoveling and lugging water and firewood, but ya gotta do what ya...
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