was just reading some of your funny "fibro moments". here's one of mine, i just recently remembered something i used to do when i was a young mother to help cope with stress and pain. 1) choose a word or phrase that you can associate with relaxing 2) picture yourself in a relaxing place ( i know this might require a big imagination lol ) 3) lie down, close your eyes, take a few slow, deep breaths and slowly repeat your word or phrase over and over while you push your pain and tension out of your body from the part in your hair down through your body and out the tips of your toes. kinda like pouring warm water over yourself from the inside out.
talk about a fibro moment - this one lasted for years!! but, this really does help me (when i can remember to do it!) good luck and GOD BLESS YOU ALLView Thread
agree with you meme. you've given alot of good tips! i'm 52 and was diagnosed with fibromialgia in my 20s. i have a couple of things to recommend also - Emu Oil and "Blue Goo" (no kidding) which contains emu oil. walmart used to sell the blue goo @ $5 but ,since they've revamped their stores, they just sell "blue-emu" @ about $15. i bought some and tried it. i returned it and got my money back. i might as well have used hand lotion! emu oil is good for all kinds of things. lots of info on the internet. i've used it for everything from toothache to sunburn. it's a pain releiver and also helps carry pain releiving rubs deeper into muscles. i found the blue goo at Big Lots for $5 and bought all they had out! i hope this helps someone else. good luck!View Thread