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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: Recently diagnosed with Fybromyalgia
Sharon, I read the posts after I wrote mine. You went through chemo in your past, then...More
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Reply: Recently diagnosed with Fybromyalgia
Sharon, I have not read the other responses to you as I have thoughts running through my...More
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Reply: Dark Circles
Good morning, I have to say that somewhere in my past education I learned of a thing...More
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Reply: Hello
Good morning Brett, Good info above me from the Fmily. I too have a full life with this...More
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Reply: Supplements for Fibro/CFS
Comp chick, You are right on with the CoQ10, I have been on that for a long time. I take...More
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Reply: Sunday - 9/21/2014 *****
Good morning Mimi, Well, I am not winning* at this point. I can't get to the bathroom in...More
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Reply: Men get fibromyalgia too
Satel Look into this too: www.butyoudontlooksick.com Look for the spoon theory in...More
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Reply: Men get fibromyalgia too
Good morning Satel, You never look back and regret 'helping' another. You said it, I...More
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Reply: Saturday - 9/20/2014 *****
OH Mimi, I hate shopping in stores...period. I got my washer and dryer at HomeDepot and it...More
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Reply: Sunday - 9/14/2014 *****
Morning Mimi and Fmily, I am hopeful the energy FALL gives the world falls right in your...More
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