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  1. P

    Hi I am a new member and my story

    Hi, new here, I also deal with some anger that our life is not the same. I am on disability as the stress of working was too painful ended up bringing me postraumatic stress, trauma that I would relive concerning sexual aggressions from others and from my own father. My father's betrayal is the...
  2. C

    Newly-diagnosed & trying to adjust...

    Hi everyone, I was just diagnosed on 6/16/17 after having symptoms for at least several years. While it was good to finally find out what is wrong, it's also turned my life upside down a bit. I had been "dealing" with my health issues by using all of my energy to get to work during the week...
  3. Tipnatee N

    When other fibromyalgia person being rude to others, Do to fibromyalgia?

    A close friend of mine experienced rudenessly push and shoved out of the way in the water aerobics class by another lady who yelled " move away you are in my spot!!" That push hurt her quite a bit cause she have very bad knee problem with arthritis ( luckily it was in the water so the knee...
  4. D

    Finding life so hard

    Not long ago my partner said so many unkind things and dumped me blaming fibro and how its affected me as mine has been really severe for a long time now and so clearly affects his life too....but rejection and brutal words on top of being so poorly has had devastating consequences mentally and...
  5. L

    I suddenly feel so old...hello, everyone, new 'club' member here.

    Hello, everyone!! Well, so here I am. After going through all the stages of "grief", I'm finally at the acceptance stage: I have fibro, and ignoring it for several years hasn't worked to dispel it. Long story short: our doctor diagnosed me several years ago, but I've always "carried on" like I...
  6. vickythecat

    new doctor, how to make the best of the appoinment

    Hi, Yesterday I went to a doctor after 3 years of avoiding doctors. (had lost all my trust in doctors and hospitals, after they managed to mess up the basic/common injuries I had sustained after a fall. I now suffer even more thanks to their mistakes.) I guess I am lucky that I live in a...
  7. W

    2nd MRI

    Well the first was to determine why I have numbness and tingling in my left hand. MRI showed bulging discs in my C spine. I have a fusion on c6-c7,so its kinda not surprising. The second was to find out why my shoulder/arm is in excruciating pain when I stretch or move my shoulder . It would...
  8. R

    New to this site - but longstanding Fibromyalgia

    Hello fellow sufferers. I am new to this site. This is my wife’s story and my involvement. “The good news is that it’s not going to kill you. The bad news is that you will have it for the rest of your life.” This is my wife’s latest diagnosis by a leading pain physician in Queensland...
  9. vickythecat

    famous TV doctor denies fibromyalgia to exist

    Ok, I will have to cool you down before I go any further - this is not a famous TV doctor in the States, the UK or anywhere in Europe. Thankfully I suppose... I won't mention where, but it is in the country where I live and this is so so so frustrating. How dare he???!!! The majority of the...
  10. M

    Plexus products with fibromyalgia and chronic pain

    I have seen lots of closed threads discussing Plexus products with fibromyalgia, so I figured I'd start an open one and share my story. I have dealt with chronic pain for over 10 years, and quickly reached the point where an sort of "pain killer" truly did nothing. As a single mum and teacher...
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