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Pain All The Time, Cracking Back And Neck And Arthritis

Pain All The Time, Cracking Back And Neck And Arthritis

Since I was about 13, so only 10 years ago, I all of a sudden had pain everywhere in my neck, back, shoulders,shoulder blades, lower back, and knees and can crack them and I apparently have arthritis in my neck I'm only 23... For about 10 years everyone, there brothers and there mothers including my parents would tell me I was saying that I'm in pain and it hurts all the time to breath lay down sit up stand sit everything they would tell me it's all in my head so it got to the point I believed… read more

posted about 6 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I'm 24 years old. I was diagnosed about 9 months ago after a long history of almost 8 years going to many different doctors. I had been told I had issues with certain muscles being too tight and early arthritis is my joints. I have been depressed for as long as I an remember. My pain prevents me from doing things as i would like. It's okay to feel this way. You can always talk to us here on this site. I made my profile because I felt so alone and misunderstood. You're not thinking too much into it. This is alot to handle. Hang in there. You're a warrior. 😀

posted about 6 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Listen ur not crazy I've heard the same shit my mother said it wasn't a real disease if it ain't real sum one plz tell my body I obviously missed the memo. My entire body is affected internal to some days are OK and some days I will take everything I have n me just to be alive like my skin hurts I can't remember the last time I was anywhere close to 100% even 80% so I understand ur not crazy don't let their ignorance bring you more pain than u already deal with just do u whatever it might be too be OK and leave everything else at the door

posted about 6 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Depression is inevitable, we have a diagnosis that no one can explain nor treat to cure. As you see your life passing by and your unable to keep up you can fall into a depression. I did. Just learn to accept your condition and make the necessary changes to make your life easier. I have done several changes big and small and live a satisfying life. No, it's not as I had or wished for, but I pit myself in control and refuse to give in. Talk to me and tell me your biggest o sticles and I will help you overcome with changes that I would never known about if I didn't reach out for help.
I'm here for you.
Daunn

posted about 6 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Yes , when I finally found out that I had fybro it was a relief to know what was the cause of all my ailments . But I did go thru depression for awhile after. It's the fact that you can't do what u normally do, in my case I had to retire from a job I loved for 24 years. And just the change of yourself . And the limits, and what my family will think , or understand . They still don't get it or friends. I have always been so independent and liked to make my own money . A go getter kind of person . I dislike change . And hate feeling that I have no control over myself . Or what day I will feel bad or good . I went on Zoloft finally and it has helped a great deal . I still feel bouts of depression . But not as intense . Finding this support group helped as well , knowing I'm not crazy , others have the same symptoms , ect

posted about 6 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Yes its all real..its painful..I have had Fibro for 16 years.What I found to be helpful is to fine Fibro friends so you can talk and be real..and not have to put a fake face on..when your feeling down.No-one understands how it feels everyday..better than a person who has it..I met women through Fibro meetings we exchange numbrs..and on a good day maybe we can meet and do something..and if we can't that day we understand why..they don't get mad.they understand..just talking on the phone sometimes helps ( you don't have to get dressed to do that LOL My name on Facebook is Claudia Alice Wey..message me and I will give you my phone number..it is important to share how you feel having Fibro..and not bottle it up..Love You gentle hugs !! ( Mention in the message your from our Fibro group ) Hugs ♥ ♥

edited, originally posted about 6 years ago
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