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"She Discovered A Real Blessing in Oct. 2014"

toplinechoice
  • By toplinechoice · Posted November 19, 2014
  • In Living with fibromyalgia · 2 replies
  • I met a lady in PA a month ago, and her husband told me: "Wow, this looks too good to be true" !!! And, I'll never forget her in the background saying: "You might as well hang up the phone right now ...

Getting every little virus and infection...

becs3345
  • By becs3345 · Posted November 19, 2014
  • In Living with fibromyalgia · 1 reply
  • Hi Fibro Friends! I've always wondered if this was just me or if others found this happening as well. With the onset of winter and cold/flu season, I find that I will get every little virus or infection ...

Hang in There!!

becs3345
  • By becs3345 · Posted November 13, 2014
  • In Living with fibromyalgia · 4 replies
  • Hi All and Happy Thursday! It's getting colder which means that we are all feeling worse than before. UGH. I wanted to share a quote that has helped me when the journey seems more than I can handle. I ...

Overwhelmed with pain, anxiety, hopelessness - again

Yggdrasil
  • By Yggdrasil · Posted November 13, 2014
  • In Living with fibromyalgia · 5 replies
  • I just wanted to check with some of the veterans here if you have a remission, of sorts, and then something causes it to flare up and overwhelm you. For me, I have no thyroid (MTCa) and so energy and ...

nephew has fibro too?? have my doubts? am i being mean??

twink62
  • By twink62 · Posted November 12, 2014
  • In Emotional and psychological issues · 3 replies
  • Hi everyone! I'm having a moral dilemma! My nephew Joe who is 22 and a lovely lad has been having some health issues of late and been referred to a rheumatologist. He has had one visit and come back to ...

What type of Magnesium works best?

ninagrae
  • By ninagrae · Posted November 11, 2014
  • In Living with fibromyalgia · 7 replies
  • I've been using Trace Minerals Mega-Mag for awhile primarily because it is liquid. Today, was my day to reorder. Of course I'm a bargain hunter and am always looking for the best price. While searching ...

Norco being changed to schedule 2

Sricker
  • By Sricker · Posted November 11, 2014
  • In Living with fibromyalgia · 8 replies
  • I saw a different doctor because my dr was out ill, he told me I had to take a drug test to get my prescription for Noroco that it's now the law in Cal. he said it was to make sure I wasn't abusing my ...

Where/how do I start to get my life back??

jumper1170
  • By jumper1170 · Posted November 10, 2014
  • In Newly diagnosed · 4 replies
  • I have been diagnosed with fibro, kind of. No one will give me a definitive diagnosis but that is what it is looking like. I am 23 and this all started at 21. I was working hard, 60 hours a week in a ...

Zohydro ER

becs3345
  • By becs3345 · Posted November 7, 2014
  • In Treatment · 4 replies
  • Hello Fibro group! My doctor just prescribed Zohydro ER for my pain. I've been on the Hydro/ Acetaminophen combo regular release up to now. Anyone have any experience with the Zohyrdros? There's a lot ...

Afib

Sixcats
  • By Sixcats · Posted November 5, 2014
  • In Living with fibromyalgia · 4 replies
  • Hi all: I am inquiring if any other Fibro sufferers experience Atrial Fibrillation episodes during flare ups ...

Curves Gym for Fibro?

reddog99
  • By reddog99 · Posted November 4, 2014
  • In Living with fibromyalgia · 0 replies
  • I was just wondering if anyone with fibro goes to Curves Gym? If so, is it doable? Or is it too much ...

Paleo diet

Friend1955
  • By Friend1955 · Posted November 1, 2014
  • In Treatment · 4 replies
  • Has anyone tried the Paleo diet to reduce symptoms? A doctor suggested it to me so I purchased a book explaining the reasoning behind the diet. I don't need to lose weight but was told it can help with ...

looking for info on Fibro

carolmlewis123
  • By carolmlewis123 · Posted October 31, 2014
  • In Living with fibromyalgia · 9 replies
  • Thanks for letting me join I am tring to learn all I can about fibro I am tired of all this pain so any info any one can give me would be great thanks again ...

New symptoms

ladyhm
  • By ladyhm · Posted October 31, 2014
  • In Emotional and psychological issues · 19 replies
  • Does anyone else with fibro have aches and pains in upper arms and tops of shoulders? Sometimes feel like can't catch my breath and that makes me anxious which then makes my symptoms worse. Can someone ...

Lumps-growths in chest area

laura131
  • By laura131 · Posted October 30, 2014
  • In Living with fibromyalgia · 2 replies
  • Anyone ever have lumps in their chest and breast? They are hurtful and seem to be spreading. Have a doctors appointment this coming Monday after getting an ultrasound and a mammogram. Thanks ...

financial assistance?

JManarite1
  • By JManarite1 · Posted October 30, 2014
  • In Health care providers, insurance and financial issues · 2 replies
  • I'm advocating for my adult niece in Michigan. She has been hospitalized twice in the last 2 months, has pain that prevents her from standing very long, and cannot work. She is a loving mother, trying ...

My daughter

marshie
  • By marshie · Posted October 27, 2014
  • In Living with fibromyalgia · 3 replies · Photos
  • My daughter Linda who has always worked until this last year sent me this Picture saying this is how my body feels and I know it can't be cured This is fibromyalgia . My heart goes out to all who suffer ...

Anxiety

ladyhm
  • By ladyhm · Posted October 26, 2014
  • In Emotional and psychological issues · 1 reply
  • Hi everyone, I live in the uk and I'm new to this site, I gave ra and now been diagnosed with fibro. Can anyone tell me is it usual to suffer from nearly all day anxiety, every little ache and pain in ...

Does anyone know what triggered their fibromyalgia?

Friend1955
  • By Friend1955 · Posted October 25, 2014
  • In Living with fibromyalgia · 16 replies
  • I was diagnosed in 2008 with fibromyalgia. I didn't notice the slowly growing pain until I tried to walk my dog around the block and had to stop and sit down 3 times because of pain. Thinking back I now ...

new symptom guys! need your help!

kcastro
  • By kcastro · Posted October 25, 2014
  • In Newly diagnosed · 2 replies
  • so my skin hurts, lol, what next?! the left side of my face and my upper left rib area, feels like when you have shingles but, without the rash, extremely painful and sensitive does anyone else get this ...

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