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  1. N

    Meet and greet

    Hi everyone, My name is Monique, and I have been living with Fibromyalgia for nearly 11 years. I am 26 years old and feel like I'm 100. I have a wonderful service dog who is the first in SD South Africa to help a handler with Fibromyalgia, I know this because Service Dogs in South Africa are all...
  2. A

    everything has changed again!

    Hi all, In the last 6 years since I was diagnosed everything changed as I know that happens to all of us, now things have changed for me again. I have always used my crutches when I go out walking as my bursitis in my knees and hips are always flaring up but now I am house bound with a frozen...
  3. AbbyRose

    Going on a cruise

    I leave from Orlando on Saturday for a Caribbean cruise. It's a fundraising cruise for a charity I support with 186 of us coming from numerous different countries. I have tried to plan ahead as much as possible with my fibro and arthritis in mind Walking for more than a few minutes is very...
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    Hi from Mt Martha, Australia

    This is my first post having only joined today. I have really enjoyed reading the posts I have managed to do so far. It is a 'good' day for me so I thought I would take advantage and write this post, so here goes....... I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in March 2012 after many, many, many tests...
  5. N

    Wheelchair use

    Hello, I'm 15 and after a lot of arguments with doctors and hospitals I finally got a diagnosis of fibromyalgia. I'm having a real problem walking distances such as shopping due to the severe pain in my legs. My doctor suggested that I might need a wheelchair to help me have that bit of...
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    New Member

    Hello, I am Annette, and new to the forum and to Fibromyalgia, at the moment I am really suffering with pain all over,so bad can hardly do anything,and feel so tired all the time,and just cannot seem to sleep at night. I already have to use a wheelchair because of severe pain in back when I...
  7. N

    Pain...

    Hello everyone I'm new. I was diagnosed with fibro a few years ago but have been sick for over 10 yrs I'm 37. How bad do your pain get? The second I wake up I start crying and screaming. The meds help a little but I'm terrified that the pain is getting worse and the pain meds won't cover it. It...
  8. L

    Docs always telling me there is nothing wrong

    Hi - am new to this forum ... apologies for short sentences or phrases... too tired to type more - now it's 2am in my morning here - have had insomnia and fatigue for last decade and recently pains got worse. Went to do checks and scans and all, specialists and docs all telling me there is...
  9. M

    Put back on Cymbalta. Help

    I let the Dr. I'm seeing now talk me into trying Cymbalta again, I told him at least 10 times I had a terrible time with Cymbalta, and that my family has told me they noticed a change in my personality. For 6 months he's been tapering me off of pain medication 5 mg perc, with tylenol. He...
  10. P

    Should I be scared?

    Recently I suspected that I had RA like my father did during his life. But after seeing a specialist in the field I found that no I didn't have RA I had OA in more than one joint and Fibromyalgia in mild form. Now some would think that is a better diagnosis but I found myself scared by the one...
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