1. D

    Feeling Low

    Any words of encouragement or kindness would be nice....not feeling well...don't want to be a complainer.... but im sick and tired of being sick and tired.....bored and lonely. I am a cat lover and my two ginger boys died of very old age age 17 and 18 in the last couple of years. I saw a...
  2. W

    Vitamin D Experiment

    I've heard a lot lately about Vitamin D helping at least some of those who have Fibromyalgia, so I'm embarking on an experiment. I can't afford costly lab work to test my pre-experiment Vitamin D level, but I'm pretty sure it's low to non-existent. I've taken it in the past and it has seemed to...
  3. C

    Photography benefits

    Obviously a huge problem with fibro, chronic fatigue etc is finding pass times that are enjoyable but not overwhelming. I have enjoyed (and occasionally still do but not regularly) horse riding and fishing but found problems with both. Then last year I started getting into photography starting...
  4. L

    Bad Neighbors=Bad Stress!

    Hello, everyone, sorry I haven't been on much lately. I have been dealing with so much. I live in the middle of nowhere practically and I have 1 neighbor. This neighbor moved here from a big city and he has been trying to make my life hell by threatening my life, Ramming his lawn mower into my...
  5. C

    flare ups

    Have not been here for awhile, going to see a Doctor who treats fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome. Needs help desperately. What happens if a flare up does not end. I over did at my mom's, helping With house and yard sale, first night I thought I was going to die, didn't want to wake...
  6. J

    Pretty day outside/so why am I not out there?

    It's a gorgeous day outside and I so LOVE to be outside enjoying the spring weather...but NO, I'm laying in bed watching television because I'm SO tired...Now I've been getting lots of good sleep lately but this fibro flare is kicking my butt! I've helped a neighbor two mornings in a row with...
  7. cinderr

    Are You Able to Move Around or Exercise At All?

    I try to do something physical every day but it is so dang hard! A body in motion and all that...I try the treadmill but some days, I can't put my leg up to climb up there. Once up there, I go two minutes, rest, two minutes, rest. Such an ordeal. I have something new though. I like to walk...
  8. G

    venting fears

    Thank you, so much for starting this thread. Not only does it help us vent about our fears, but it gets others to think and offer plans, advise and support. Nspoc has some great ideas and is truly a wonderful person. I can't see anybody I know doing this for me. They all seem to have lives...
  9. G

    Needing information

    I joined this group in October and have been reading your posts, almost daily, since then. This is my first post. Due to the fact that the medical community seems to have so few answers I find the antecdotal information on this site very helpful. This is my story: In the middle of August, 2006...