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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: Question about Fibromyalgia Pain Contract
P.S: The iStop also rats out the BAD doctors that just fill fill fill and create the...More
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Reply: Question about Fibromyalgia Pain Contract
Hi this is Nancy in NY. We have a state registry called iStop via the computer to...More
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Goood morning on Saturday. Using the Friday post......Halloween was great. At work we...More
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Reply: Gf recently diagnosed w/ fibromyalgia
Good morning, What great words you received on this. I took some lessons from it as...More
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Good morning Satel, I have to say that MD's don't open their eye wide when they say...More
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Reply: Fibromyalgia and Costochondritis
Goo dmorning. 18 months of this is too long. A second opinion is needed here. The...More
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Reply: Unbearable lately
Hello our Southern bell*.... You know, who can be in life when pain has you in the pits?...More
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Good morning, I haven't read the book or know the plan but, I bet it is going to help....More
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Good morning, Toradol might help in a short term but it is not a med to take for the...More
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I want to speak again on EBola. The hospitals are all prepared to transport and determine...More
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