Hello. I have a new diagnosis of fibromyalgia. When I was first diagnosed, it threw me into a depression. Before I knew what was going on w/ me, I was already depressed. Never wanted to leave home, go to the store, do anything w/ kids/family. If I went out, I just wanted to do what had to be done & hurry back home. I was diagnosed while laid off from my job. These days, i'm still not working and still having a hard time dealing w/ day to day activities. Most days i'm so sore, achy, fatigued and just zapped that I don't feel like doing anything. Yet I push myself everyday to do the most that I can. I need advice on how to keep myself busy during the day. I'm a stay at home wife/mother. I need to find motivation to keep busy. We are on a very tight budget w/ limited income, one vehicle and I live in a town where nothing is really close by. I've thought about getting involved in an exercise program. Therapy would be great for me, but I cannot afford $100+/session w/ no insurance. Any advice/help would be greatly appreciated.View Thread
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