I am 22 and was diagnosed just over a year ago. I have just begun my final year of college and I am in so much pain and totally exhausted. I have never been this bad before and I don't know what to do I am so frustrated. I am really tried to help myself I started improving my diet and have been...
Haven't been here in awhile, I was in a flare at first but doing better.I started a great yoga class that started atc10:00 am.I never thought I could but I psyched myself to make sure Id go.I set my alarm clock for 8;15 am and jumped in the shower.I was determined to do this.
I got a...
Dx in 1997. An old timer to fibro. I am 67. It sucks. I also have blown knees and spondylosis in my neck and lumbar arthritis. i am having a great time! :wink: I take Percocet for my maladies these days and it really helps with the horrible mornings I have. The trouble with taking...
I had been practicing yoga for many years before fibro and frozen shoulder took that away from me. But the basic moves of yoga have always been with me, wherever I am (at home, at work, in the car/bus etc.) This video seems to explain those basic moves in detail. They really help with pain and...
You know, I thought it was hard enough finding out that I had Rheumatoid Arthritis a year and a half ago. It was hard to wrap my head around all the pills that I needed to take just to slow the disease and manage the pain. It was hard to give myself weekly injections. It is hard to continue to...
Reading the Fibromyalgia letters made me think I should write one like it, only talking about Depression. So I just now did.
And here it is:
I have spent more of my life depressed than I have spent being not depressed.
Most people don't think that is possible, but believe me, it is.
Firstly i am happy to have found this forum! I have had fibromyalgia for 3 months now and was prescribed Lyrica.
Due to other medical complications in the past and having had quiet a few surgical procedures i became very sick 10yrs ago from pain killers and a variety of...
I just joined this site and looking for different things to try that's helps living with fibro pain. A few changes I've made is not eating any blocked cheese, beef, pork, chicken or turkey. Can't really exercise because I need shoulder replacement and just had left knee replacement in March...
I've had fibromyalgia for 20 years. I've been on many different anti depressants and pain meds since then. About 4 mos ago I decided to get off Paxil and Savella because of the side effects. I went to a natural dr to get relief of pain and depression/anxiety thru food. He put me on a diet...
Hello everyone and thank you for your time. This is a pretty long and rambling post, so I've bolded the major points to help make things a bit more digestible :)
I'm married to a wonderful woman who has been suffering with chronic pain for about three years after an auto collision. Yesterday...