Hi, I also am kinda new here. And I understand what you are going threw. I burn very easy, Like in a 5-10 minutes time. And all these problem that go with the FM is confusing. One day I feel good and start doing things, Then I'm totally drained of energy within a few hours. Other days, I don't want to get out of bed. I feel like I'm in a fibro fog 90% of the time. And then the hot flashes. I was told it's the meds, But had them before I started taking the meds. The burning pains are in my arms and hands, was told that's from arthritis in my neck. And I also had a scare, This week, with one of my eyes. woke up to seeing everything red from one eye. But it went away within a few moments. Last year bled a few drops of blood from both eyes, Funny because my son asked if I was posessed ( sorry bad speller here) But it's hard keeping up with all the different thing FM causes. I just take each day as an adventure. Laughing about my aches and pains and just trying to keep a good additute. Doctors don't know what to do with me either. But I know, the last few years, things have gotten worst and it's either cry or laugh about my medical problems. I took the harder of the 2. I laugh and wait for the next pain or thing to happen. The pain isn't going away, but I refuse to let it get to me anymore. Plus, I think I'm all cried out. Sorry, I'm Theresa from Chicago.View Thread
I'm sorry just red your post. My spelling is bad, so forgive me if I misspell words. I know how you feel. I have tried every med out there and my body grows use to them quick. I'm on oxycodone now and I have been increasing the dosage, without the doctors athorization. When I was younger, I even tried street drugs to stop the pain. Funny because everyone was getting high, I didn't feel a thing, but the same pain I had, before I used them. I stay on my feet almost all day so I'm so tired at night, I get to sleep sometimes. The pain is always there. The next step for me, with the doctors is having a shunt put in my spine and steroids put in. I'm tired of doctors and meds and also have to fight the urge to end it all, at times. But I know I can't give up. My heart goes out to you, because I'm in the same way. My insurance is bad and gives me limited things to use and work with. So I'm pretty much on my own, with ways of dealing with things. I learned how to minnumize the pain at times. call it a strong willpower or just plain stubrin. I feed and watch the birds. a few minutes every time i go in my kitchen, helps take my mind off the pain for a few moments. I have pictures of the wildlife, pets, and people around me ( threw out the house) So knowing they need me helps me fight the urges of ending it all. I have breeding fish, watching them at times helps calm me. I also have problem fish, which get on my nerves, but getting mad helps with the pain for a few moments. I try to live without stress, but we all know how life is. I'm 49, so I'm around your age. and going threw the change also. I know that is making the pain worst. and i also have been going threw the fibro thing for 28 years. And gods knows the pain hasn't got any better for me. But I charrish the few moments of less pain, when i can get it. I guess I'm just trying to say do what makes you happy, so you can get a few moments of less pain and always remember there are people and things that need you. so you can't give up. find things that will relax you, for that few moments, and have them where you are most of the day. I have my breeding tank in the front room and my problem tank in computer room, the 2 places I spend most of my time. I hope you feel better, and fine those few moments of less pain or with the grace of god, no pain. We'r always here for you.View Thread
No pain meaning. cutting my foot and needing 57 stitches to close it. without feeling it being cut. My sister noticed blood and it was me bleeding bad. hand slammed in car door without pain. Close to kidney failure and not feeling it, I just know something was wrong on that one. After surgery on kidney and urinary track, no pain. But bad pain where should have been mild, like strip throat, Weak mussels and head aches. I slept sound, But could have been do to the kidney problems. I was the one, who caught every illness going around the schools, including mono. And yes fibro fog a lot.View Thread
Hi. Sorry if I miss-spell anything but the brain don't seem to work right with the pain and meds. Since I was diagnost with the FM, I have gotten a few other deseases, like nerofibromas, mini strokes, and cysticfibroses and was wondering if anyone else is having the same problem. I have grown immune or alergic to the meds, And live in 24/7 pain. But I also have degenerative disc desease. Which I was told brought on the FM. I live in pain because my insurance either don't pay for new meds or gives me and doctor a hard time about getting it. And I know other people are having the same problem. But is there anyone else getting other illnesses and are they brought on by the fibro.View Thread
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