I also wear Fruit of the Loom since they fit the best without the shoulder straps actually hauling you up (of course I am only a 34 C so I don't have quite the issues of you bigger gals). Speaking as someone with a fitness & medical background, most people don't realize that there are muscles between each rib (intercostals) and when muscle attachments are supersensitive as in FM - ANY muscle can be the focus for that day or even on a regular basis. My prob is not so much ribs as it is wrists, shoulders/neck, low back, and all leg muscles. I also am trying to stick with natural/holistic treatments and I am lucky my MD also thinks the same way. My husband & I have had him for 27 years (long before my FM) and he is a treasure.View Thread
My FM is obviously not as bad as everyone else on this site but I also usually don't bother to wear a bra while at home. I can still wear my underwires tho when I go out. Just an idea: what about wearing just a "fitness" crop top or even buying a sportsbra in a larger size so that it doesn't compress as much. If you aren't too big you could probably also just wear a camisole with built in shelf bra? I come from a 24 year Fitness instructor and Physical rehab background - up until a few months ago thanks to FM Who cares what the label size says as long as you can get some comfort. I also have gained about 10 lbs over the past few months since my activity level has gone WAY down and I find it very frustrating! I used to be able to fuel myself without having to limit my caloric intake so much, it's hard to change.View Thread
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