1. mellowminty

    Awful Hand Pain

    i have fibro/chronic pain/chronic fatigue that began in my neck, but recently its been hitting my hands and arms. b/c of my disabilities (the pain and fatigue + double depression and anxiety), i leave the house for little, and also stay home to care for my mother, who has RSD (another type of...
  2. S

    Coping with inconsiderate family members

    I have been dealing with RSD and Fibromyalgia for 10 year. My husband will not rub my back, saying because I won't rub his and that his back hurts because he works. My kids who are 20 and 21 will not help around the house, they both say, because they work, leaving all the housework to my 17...
  3. S

    Fibromyalgia and Reflex Sympathetic Disorder

    I have Reflex Sympathetic Disorder and Fibromyalgia. 10 years for RSD 9 years for Fibro. I was on Methadone and my doctor has taken me off it, and trying different things. For those of you that have more than 1 chronic pain condition how do you deal with the pain in everyday life?
  4. R


    I'm sure Ronda, from Indiana. I have been DX with RSD/CRPS and fibromyalgia.
  5. A

    Fibro is evil

    :evil: Well I guess I'll start by saying hello to all the other FIBRO sufferers!:smile: I have been suffering from this debilitating disease since 2000. I was a nurse had a good life going I had my sweet little girl and I was robbedfrom all of it! my daughter could never understand y her mommy...
  6. K

    Starting to think I was misdiagnosed.... :/

    I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia after 2 horrible car accidents... Personally, I have never felt like this was my actual or full diagnosis... My Dr's have, over the past several months started looking in to Crps aka complex regional pain syndrome which used to be called RSD reflex sympathetic...
  7. P


    Hi. I was in accident in 01/2000. I was told it was RSD. None of the symptoms made sense. Finally (After 8 years), I found a great Pain Specialist who knew pretty fast, that I had Fibromyalgia. After that, I'm still in pain...but things are definitely better than they were ;)
  8. N

    new here: hello!

    Thought I'd make a quick intro post so I don't seem like a drive-by. I used to love forums, loved talking with others and sharing, but haven't had as much time for it in recent years. I'm 50, gulp. Lol. Married with five children. My oldest is married with three children, and my youngest has...
  9. A

    Hard to acccept diagnoses of fibro

    New member to forum and fibro -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hello I was diagnosed with fibro on 11-26-2013 and having a hard time accepting my diagnoses. I have other illness: diabetes, asthma, chronic back pain, and might have RSD in my right...
  10. C

    Burned Out

    I guess burned out is the best way to put it not sure how else to. I have had chronic pain for 18 years since a knee injury when I was 15. I was lucky to be diagnosed just 6 months after the injury. I was away at boarding school and didn't really realize how much it would change my life. I had...