I've had fibromyalgia for 7 years although its only been formally diagnosed 4 months ago. I find it hard to accept that I'm never going to get better:-( but I have to :x so I've joined this site in the hope it will help.:smile: my life is constant remissions and relapses the worst thing about this for me is that every time I think I'm better (the pains a dull ache that I can ignore and just the odd sharp pain) I get worse my hair falls out more rapidly and the sharp crippling pains move throughout my entire body, I get so tired I sleep deeply all day and night and am still tired on waking. At times the pain has made me unable to walk and even feed myself (it's heartbreaking to have someone offer to feed you). I can't do the things I want to do any more and it's so hard to accept, every so often I plan for my future only to have it snatched away by this agonising illness.