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Hi. After five years of suffering from chronic pain, I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Doing research...More
Posted by brettpv
Reply: Saturday - 9/20/2014 *****
Good Saturday fibro family. I hope today is going well for each of you and that you are not dealing...More
Posted by rudyandirmouse
Reply: Men get fibromyalgia too
Satel Look into this too: Look for the spoon theory in there, it helps you...More
Posted by booch007
Reply: TENS Machine
Yes they are helpful. Glad you got such good relief. I have one and I use it in a crisis. It stimulates the...More
Posted by booch007
Reply: TGIF*****Roll Call *****
Good evening everyone, I had another good day. I forgot to take my mediation this morning and that threw me...More
Posted by mnjeepguy
Reply: Dark Circles
zippdee7, I have dark circles under my eyes and have for a long time. I know that right now if may be due to...More
Posted by melpom
Reply: meds for fibro
Thanks, I Wil try the pain management doc as soon as I get settled. I move on October 1st so I'm almost there!
Posted by amr31
Reply: does singing help for anyone else
Thanks, Mel, I don't think that is strange at all. Prozac numbed me out, too, and very quickly I might add....More
Posted by grumpygoat
Reply: No Pain Bra
I use Catherine's brand front closure wireless bras. They're expensive but I feel no pain with them.
Posted by amr31
Reply: Anyone Else ANGRY? :/
I try not to be but I am furious that this has happened to me. It makes me really bitter to see other people take...More
Posted by amr31
Reply: Thursday - 9/18/2014
ok... I was confused because I thought DW meant dear wife and I could figure out how that sentence worked. More
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.~Philippians 4:13
Posted by missist
Reply: Where is everyone from?
Rhonda, Leave it to a few damp, rainy days to bring on the fibro-flares! Hope you've seen the rest of...More
Posted by bette_kaffitz
Reply: What's YOUR Biggest Fibromyalgia Pet Peeve?
My biggest pet peeve is when I tell some people I have fibromygia, they say, "Who diagnosed you with that!?"...More
Posted by lonake
Reply: Gabapentin, Counseling and Relationships. Do any o...
I tried gluten free with no luck. I've cut out dairy and that has helped. Some days I have no warning or...More
Posted by myasmommom
Reply: Comfortable Bra
Fruit of the Loom, totally soft, hooks in front, and a bit more width in the band beneath the breasts-- the...More
Posted by grumpygoat
Reply: pain management medications
Grumpygoat, I wish we all could find a Dr. who really knows how to treat FM. It is so hard when you don't have...More
Posted by melpom
Reply: Recently diagnosed with Fybromyalgia
sierramikewhiskey: Fentanyl did work for about 2 months, but, it was 100mg. every 48 hour patch, because I...More
Posted by thirdeyebabe

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Reply: Happy Hump Day ***** 9/17/2014
Mimi, I had a 3 month old machine that drained less and less with each wash. Finally, it decided to keep...More
Posted by bette_kaffitz

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Reply: Tuesday - 9/16/2014 *****
Cory, I too have had Panic Attacks. Those of us with FM seems to be prone to getting them. I got my...More
Posted by rudyandirmouse
Handy Drug Interaction Tracker Tool
I have several chronic illnesses that I take RX meds and supplements for and I found this website where I could...More
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.~Philippians 4:13
Posted by missist
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Reply: Long Flare
Flares are the worst! By now, you should know enough to pare down your activities during a flare. Believe...More
Posted by bette_kaffitz
Since I have been going to the pain clinic, I forgot to say that I am not on any narcotics. They almost...More
Posted by zippdee7
Reply: Monday. Monday. - 9/15/2014 *****
laurab , am so happy for you! And I know you will remember what life was like before the cancer and...More
Posted by rudyandirmouse
Reply: How long does it take?
I was wondering about the sulfate in Arthri-D3 as I'm allergic to sulfides. I don't know if its the same...More
Posted by david_gomes
It is now 100 days until Christmas.....did you know ? Tomorrow starts the 2 digits.....and counting. ...More

Posted by dollbug
Reply: fibromyalgia symptoms
An itch or a tickle is actually ...pain. it is just not intense enough for the brain got interpret it as...More
Posted by kathleen51
Reply: Fibromyalgia: Husband without empathy
The next time he gets the as unsympathetic to him. DO NOT take of him. Don't even get him a tissue....More
Posted by kathleen51
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Reply: Why Pain Meds Don't Work For Fibro
Well, receptors are in the brain dear. I understand where you are coming from....but that was then...this is...More
Posted by kathleen51
Fibromyalgia 101
My doctor's office has a Wellness Blog that they update regularly. A few weeks ago, they wrote a blog...More
Posted by roxyjones7
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Reply: Saturday - 9/13/2014 *****
MiMi, how odd it is that I went all weekend with horrid pain in my right hip, then you say you were having a...More
Posted by nerak313

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Living Well with Fibromyalgia
Greetings! I have learned patience and a positive attitude is key to my pain management. I developed Fibromyalgia after a hysterectomy in ... More
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