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KatmanduLou

Joined: 08/16/2010
My Story:
I'm a middle-aged woman who was dx'ed with FM in March 2005. My doc and I are managing my illness well, with little to no pain most of days. I lost 35 lbs in 2012 - the weight I put on with the meds for FM!

I'm a fanatical knitter, always have two or three things going at the same time. I knit for charity, donating at least 50 pairs of mittens to a local charity named "Christmas is for Kids". I'm married (30 years in 2013!); childless (the dog doesn't count); and I have 13 nieces, 15 nephews, and four "greats" and a set of "greats" due in January 2015.

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Reply: Monday, Monday....6/29/2015 ******End of June
Another week, another month almost gone! Middle of 2015, and so much yet to be done! ...More
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Reply: TGIF*****Roll Call - 6/26/2015 *****heat wave ends...
Jeanne: DH currently has a little 5-speed Aveo. I never learned how to drive a "stick."...More
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Reply: New to Community
Hi seeker, and welcome! I'm glad you found us. FM is scary, and the fact that no two...More
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Reply: TGIF*****Roll Call - 6/26/2015 *****heat wave ends...
FRIDAY - WOOHOO! Warm and sunny here, mid 70s, and I've been out and about. Nothing...More
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Reply: Tuesday - 6/23/2015 *****
Linda, so sad about your brother. Sometimes I'm ashamed to be a woman, knowing there...More
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Reply: Fibromyalgia support group
Hi Sherry, and welcome to the FMily! I'm sad that you're in pain, but I'm glad you...More
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Reply: Tuesday - 6/23/2015 *****
It's Tuesday? Already????? Warm and humid here, too, waiting for the promised t-storms...More
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Reply: Thursday - 6/18/2015 *****
THURSDAY?? ALREADY??? Warm and sunny here, 72 now and a little closed sun. I did a...More
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Reply: Hump Day - 6/17/2015 *****
Another Hump Day"026 It's cool here, 68° according to the app I'm looking at. It has...More
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Reply: Monday, Monday - 6/15/2015 ******another HOT day i...
Happt Monday? Cold and raining here, 55 right now. Cripes, when is this weather going...More
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