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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: Vitamin D
Morning Mel, If my brain is working right this morning....I think that a receptor issue...More
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Reply: FATIGUE
Hey Lisa (Grumpy) First promise that you are hydrated. Dehydration's symptom is...More
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Reply: Thumb, arm and shoulder pain connection
YES there is a connection: Pick up the book FM and Chronic Myofascial Pain , a survival...More
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Reply: Vertigo
Elizabeth, A couple of things. You can have a virus that got into the inner ear and gives...More
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Sunday Brunch: Happy Mothers Day
Good morning all and Happy Mothers Day to all our Mom's ! Geez did we know how this...More
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Reply: has anyone sued for malpractice for fibromyalgia?
Good morning, This just sounds terrible to me. Yes there is a shared database of narcotic...More
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Reply: Saturday Morning Coffee
Holy Crap: I had 2 letters left and then a grey button to post....you can't spell check...More
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Saturday Morning Coffee
Good morning Fmily, Having meds and coffee, always the start of the day! It is in the...More
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Reply: Been avoiding my diagnosis for almost a year.
Part 2: You can do this, you can get to better. Hydrate with water (takes time)...More
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Reply: Been avoiding my diagnosis for almost a year.
Good morning mel, Yes it says Fibromyalgia then discusses your areas of muscle...More
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