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Booch007

Joined: 02/05/2010
My Story:
At this point I am 57 y/o. I have been with Web MD's Fmily since 2003 when I finally met my champion physician. I had seen 9 MD's in the search to figure out what happened after a traumatic event in the ICU where I worked. My specialty is Cardiology (ICU RN) and at present I work the most I can FT (4) days a week.

I had developed what I call my toolbox of tricks to survive and keep me moving and then met the fmily here and polished them even better. It is still hard for me to accept that this is forever. That something has broken (forever) as the body has such great powers to repair itself. I see that this is a complicated situation.

I have a wonderful husband and two son's who are both married now. Grandchildren in my life has only helped me to hold on. Once thinking that no one would miss me if I left. NOT TRUE. We are important to so many, more then we know.

Each day can bring a new piece of information to you that is priceless to your survival. Don't give up an DON'T GIVE IN. I will not let the dragon take more of me then he has already. I am my best advocate. Getting educated and being able to express the issues in a *good light can help the doc so much in helping you.

I have gone from sleeping in a recliner and not being able to comb my hair or cooking.......to having an 8-10 hour wellness window. SO IT CAN HAPPEN. We must persevere. Two steps forward and one back and 3 forward and none back...it is a process. A trial and error quiz time to see what works for you. I am so glad I stayed in my life as it has gotten so much better. I also do only good things for my body. Water, good food, Vitamins, Rest, supplements, meds and my tools.........Good luck with your journey............Nancy B

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Good morning, Early on in my journal I could see that laundry (4 people) with pulling...More
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Cory you wrote this on your phone? You are the man....I wouldn't even think to open this...More
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Mel, I think you have to write "your story" on your page. Click on your name and see your...More
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How long are you on the WebMD support board??
Good morning, I was just reading the post on fatigue by Dr Pelligrino. So many...More
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Sleeping is an issue for a lot of us. What did the center do with your information? Who...More
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Good morning Fmily, Mimi I am so sorry to hear of the toe...ouch, when the puppies...More
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Reply: Tiny knots under my skin
Dear Anon, What you describe sounds like trigger points. I have trigger point syndrome....More
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Reply: Sunday - 8/9/2015 *****
Well good morning early bird! I set my alarm yesterday to be up early as I had that date...More
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Reply: what is wrong with me
OK stay in that for a bit. Never take a label from just anyone. I saw 9 doctors who said...More
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Reply: Quick question new to Fibromyalgia community
Morning, Yes I do get this and it can be confusing for the question of is this from my...More
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