fibromyalgia pain

Posted by clownscrytoo @clownscrytoo, Oct 22, 2016

Is there anyone here that suffers from fibro? I had the ‘tender spot test’ several years ago and I had 17 out of the 18. I try my hardest to get through the pain with my 4 hydrocodone/acetaminaphine pills a day, Tiger Balm rubbed into areas that are the worst, light exercises, and distracting myself with hobbies or chores, etc; but there are many occasions where none of that helps and I spend most of the day holding down the couch, getting up about 30-45 minutes after that, walking/standing around the house for 15-20 minutes, or sitting for about 15-30 min. I do not drive and my husband works 6 days a week, overtime almost every day, so I’m alone a lot. my wonderful husband is very supportive and I am very grateful for that, but my only other friends are online, out of state, and I will probably never even get to meet them. when extreme pain takes over, my depression takes over and it is so difficult to find hope. does anyone have tips for fibro, whether diet or over-the-counter meds (I’ve tried them all, I think), or anything, besides hobbies and such? I’ve tried every over-the-counter med, and the Tiger Balm does cover some of what the pain pill doesn’t help, but I’m hoping one of our members might have some knowledge that could help. I’d really appreciate it.
hugz,
Clownscrytoo

@dais

I am going to be with my grandson today. I always make up excuses to not see him because I'm embarrassed by not being able to do much with him. I've been in a Fibro flare for a long time. Sometimes I think winter has a bad effect on me. Does anyone else suffer worse in the winter?

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Well said. And what works for the goose may not work for the gander. Don’t know what dusty 20th century place in my brain I pulled that from. Chronic pain can be so debilitating, and we all want something that will work.

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@dais

I am going to be with my grandson today. I always make up excuses to not see him because I'm embarrassed by not being able to do much with him. I've been in a Fibro flare for a long time. Sometimes I think winter has a bad effect on me. Does anyone else suffer worse in the winter?

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I'm sorry but that's the way you came across especially since you addresses it to me

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@tonyc55

Try marijuana with lots of cbd

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Please disconnect me from the fibromyalgia and the chronic pain discourse.
Thank you very much. Consider this an Unsubscribe.
Margot Helquist

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@tonyc55

Try marijuana with lots of cbd

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Hello Margot,

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While I have suffered from fibro since my 40s and am now 77,I do not have the pain intensity that you endure. I have found gentle yoga and acupuncture helpful, alrho’ it takes awhile to see any effect.

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Glad for you I never tried accupunctur but do chair exercises My fibromyalgia started in my 40,s after menopause ,wonder if hormones has something to do with it?

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@lioness

Glad for you I never tried accupunctur but do chair exercises My fibromyalgia started in my 40,s after menopause ,wonder if hormones has something to do with it?

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Mine started in my late teens. Who knows how it starts???????

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Wow ,so sorry I never heard of it that young no wonder your hurting more

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Happy Sunday to all of us who struggle/suffer with fibro. I rarely mention fibro due to lack of understanding. I do not even mention it to the doctors.
I had the puke bug the last couple of days and now every nerve and fiber is on fire. Anyone else experience such when hit with a virus or some other bug?
It has been going around the schools in this area. I spent 2 days with my grand children last week. Their mother came home from work with it. It got me too.
I am still thankful for the time with my grand children and families do share…worth the discomfort. I love my little ones so very much.
Take care as best as you can-everyone.

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@parus

Happy Sunday to all of us who struggle/suffer with fibro. I rarely mention fibro due to lack of understanding. I do not even mention it to the doctors.
I had the puke bug the last couple of days and now every nerve and fiber is on fire. Anyone else experience such when hit with a virus or some other bug?
It has been going around the schools in this area. I spent 2 days with my grand children last week. Their mother came home from work with it. It got me too.
I am still thankful for the time with my grand children and families do share…worth the discomfort. I love my little ones so very much.
Take care as best as you can-everyone.

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Hope you feel better soon!
ronnie

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@parus

Happy Sunday to all of us who struggle/suffer with fibro. I rarely mention fibro due to lack of understanding. I do not even mention it to the doctors.
I had the puke bug the last couple of days and now every nerve and fiber is on fire. Anyone else experience such when hit with a virus or some other bug?
It has been going around the schools in this area. I spent 2 days with my grand children last week. Their mother came home from work with it. It got me too.
I am still thankful for the time with my grand children and families do share…worth the discomfort. I love my little ones so very much.
Take care as best as you can-everyone.

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Thanks you too let's hope for better days ahead

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@oregongirl

I know as my legs can only take so much. My kids are on me constantly about walking. They brag about my DIL’s mother and how she walks miles everyday. It is horrible to be compared to a women who does not have RA and Fibro We don’t bleed so we are not ill? Its so hard to get people to understand that you are not faking an illness. I stopped taking my son to my appts. He interfers with my conversation with the doctor.

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I have pain and itching on the scalp and itching on the face face which was diagnosed as seborhhic dermatitis. The lotion and shampoo given by the dermatologist do not help. Also hair loss. which is made worse by scratching when it itches. I am wondering if there are other scalp 'diseases' I am not aware of that could get treatment. I am losing a lot of hair and do not know the cause, unless it is my Eliquis (blood thinner) or Diltiazim (lowers BP). It is not listed on the side effects, probably because the makers of the drug(s) don't want people scared off.I

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Well, hello again fibro folks. This old plug is still plugging on-here lately only barely. Things on the home front are overwhelming right now. As long as I keep my bills paid.

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@parus

Well, hello again fibro folks. This old plug is still plugging on-here lately only barely. Things on the home front are overwhelming right now. As long as I keep my bills paid.

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I relieved myself of my car ,no more payments,insurance or gas so that stress is gone and I do feel much better .Stress causes pain and mine is a little less now

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@parus

Well, hello again fibro folks. This old plug is still plugging on-here lately only barely. Things on the home front are overwhelming right now. As long as I keep my bills paid.

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Thanks Its a great feeling

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