1. B

    Undiagnosed with Variety of Symptoms

    Hi everyone, I’m a 32 year old male and have been dealing with various symptoms since September 2017 that I can’t seem to get a firm answer. I first started having an aching pain in my left chest in September 2017. I went to the ER and had bloodwork run, an EKG, and chest x-ray that all came...
  2. Shade

    Diagnosed in December

    Hello, I'm new to the forums. After reading a few posts here I see it's very common to remain undiagnosed for years. I've been living with pain, fatigue and numerous other fibro symptoms for about 5 years - growing worse over the past 2 years. I had a doctor who was lazy and disinterested all...
  3. S

    Do you ever doubt Fibro yourself?

    I'm new here, so hello. :) I've been diagnosed 2 years ago. It took me very long to go to a doctor at all because honestly... I felt like a hypochondriac. After all, what's there to see? Since then it has progressed much faster than I thought it would. I thought it might be a come and go type...
  4. Q

    How to work?

    I have fibromyalgia along with chronic migraines. this makes trying to work pretty frusterating, i dropped out of highschool because the severity of my symptoms and going undiagnosed. i have no idea how to get a less physically demanding job. i work at a royal farms (regional convient...
  5. Aurelia

    I Am In A Lot Of Pain And Need Help

    Hi everyone, I'm new and from Australia. I am so glad that I just found this forum. :) A friend recommended looking up Fibromyalgia when I was discussing the symptoms of my ongoing illness and pain on my Facebook. I post there to try and cope with what I'm going through and my online friends...
  6. V

    Brief vent about my ex

    Dear Ex-Husband/Father of my Children, Don't tell me that your back (probably a slipped disc) and work are preventing you from doing what you need to do for your (special needs) children when I have been dealing with fibromyalgia (undiagnosed until this year) for years and work a minimum of 50...
  7. The Grim Creeper

    So many people here

    When I read your stories I know them all as I read them. I'm gonna share this for me, maybe because I need to. I've survived nearly 20 year with undiagnosed fibro and was diagnosed last month. The struggle brought me to the edge of giving up on life many times but thank God I'm still here...
  8. D

    I Remember Me - Documentary on CFS

    hey fibro friends, i wanted to share an exciting documentary on amaz prime, I Remember Me. although it's about chronic fatigue syndrome, i think a lot of us have it along with fibro, diagnosed or undiagnosed. the film addresses the challenges we face from society and doctors having a condition...
  9. F

    Sounds so familiar

    So pleased to have found this great forum. Still undiagnosed.
  10. C

    Fibro and/or chronic fatigue?

    Hi all - I've been away for too long! I keep forgetting about this wonderful community. Thank you, fibrofog! I am confused about the differences between fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue. 15 years ago I had an undiagnosed illness I now believe was Chronic Fatigue. 3 years of utter exhaustion and...