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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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Reply: A Post of Dr P's on Genetic predisposition. (thoug...
You know you can copy and paste this and print it for you MDs...it might help. . Dr...More
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Reply: Newbie Here
Semily, I am sure the chiro has a night appointment during the week. All the ones I ever...More
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Reply: Saturday - 10/4/2014 *****
Yes Cece....quality care. It is hard no matter where you are to know if our loved ones are...More
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Reply: Newbie Here
Welcome Semily.... Glad you found our home here. It is a tough disease to fight alone and...More
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Reply: TGIF - Roll Call - 10/3/2014
Good Saturday on the Friday post...... Mimi: Give your daughter a bottle of bubbles...More
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Reply: Be an optomist
Kuddos to you Ms Bette. What a great post. Being positive in this mess has always been a...More
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Reply: Too much Pain
Good morning gialay, It is a tough life dealing with FM and I am thinking diabetic...More
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Reply: Sunday - 9/28/2014
Mimi the EARLY BIRD CATCHES THE WORM......... (ha...but is too tired to eat him so the...More
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Reply: OMG what fixed the legs....
Good morning and thanks. Still not where I need to be but so much better. I just kept...More
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A Post of Dr P's on Genetic predisposition. (thoug...
there is a genetic link to FM. I've cut and pasted a previous post of mine addressing this...More
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