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Full Time Employment And Fibro

Full Time Employment And Fibro

just for my own sanity... How many of you lovely people have lost a job or more than one due to your fibro symptoms?

posted February 25, 2015
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No one ever said anything direct but as I aged in my job it seems that I had more symptoms and my Fibro and itd symptom were not understood by my superiors and it was looked on as slacking which was… read more

posted September 5

Sleeping All Day

Sleeping All Day

I can't sleep at night at all, so during the day I and very sleepy and find myself waking up without remembering falling asleep. I slept from 7am to 7pm! I have no idea! I could not keep myself awake. Does anyone have this?

posted January 19, 2016
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I have sleep apnea I am told but cannot tolerate the machine. Also I have tried many OTV sleep aids and of course the prescribed thinking it might help me but no such luck. I am at my wits end trying… read more

posted July 15

Does Anyone Else Get Tongue Tied And Get Words Mixed Up?

Does Anyone Else Get Tongue Tied And Get Words Mixed Up?

This has been a very busy week at work - my body isn’t so happy. My feet hurt even when I first get up in the morning. My left elbow hurts - it’s usually the first body part to experience pain.

What concerns me today though is that I’m struggling to speak properly. I’m getting words and letters mixed up like saying “baper pag” instead of “paper bag”. Does anyone else have this problem? It’s a bit scary.

posted February 15, 2018
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Dido, same with me, I did go to a lawyer to help. I love to work yes yes yes, however, the spirit is willing the flesh is not keep up and so though I have tried and was hired for jobs, I was… read more

posted October 1

Sweating

Sweating

Does anyone sweat with there fibromyalgia not just at night but during the day as well?

posted September 8, 2017
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Thanks

posted November 14

Fibro Flare

Fibro Flare

How long on average does a flare up of symptoms usually last. I'm quite newly diagnosed but I m still struggling with daily fatigue. I'm taking herbal suppliments to help me get a few hours sleep and same for energy but nothing works

posted March 26, 2017
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Thank you!

posted February 25

Describe What A Flare Up Is To You ?

Describe What A Flare Up Is To You ?

We all speak of the dreaded " flare up" but do we all experience the same symptoms ? For my own curiosity I'd like to know what others call their flare up . A flare to me is my whole body filled with aching , burning , stinging relentless pain. My mind becomes cloudy, thoughts make no sense, speaking becomes hard because the brain and mouth aren't working together . Nothing takes the pain away, no amount of drugs, therapy or rest eases it, it's like the flare takes over and ravages your body… read more

posted January 15, 2016
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I have had everything you are talking about my doc told me it will just get worse, I have had to change my soaps and hair shampoo I find natural organic works best no more itching also cbd oil with no… read more

posted November 4

Does Anyone Else Get Pain Like Someone Is Sticking A Pin In You

Does Anyone Else Get Pain Like Someone Is Sticking A Pin In You

Its like a sudden jabbing pain like someone has stabbed you with a pin or several pins. Its is so embarrassing when it happens and I have visitors. We can be talking away and suddenly I will jump up and shout OUCH!.
I feel such a fool, they must think I am nuts.
When my guest asks what's wrong I just reply I think I was stung by a wasp. Cos that's kind of what it feels like. Does anyone else experience this sudden random pain?😠

posted March 30, 2017
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Mine is in my legs, particularly my calves and feet.

posted November 22

Does Anyone Get Exhausted And Depressed After A Simple Outing?

Does Anyone Get Exhausted And Depressed After A Simple Outing?

Hi Everyone,

For years when I come home after being out I find myself sitting in my car for about an hour or more unable to move feeling exhausted and down. For a long time I thought it had to do with my PTSD but tonight I think it is due to fibro fog and fatigue??
Can anyone relate? Thank you in advance!

posted March 2, 2018
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I went to the hospital yesterday as my granddaughter was in there with breathing issue. I stayed the day and took them home which is in a different town and drove home and made it before dark. I was… read more

posted November 13

Stress And Memory

Stress And Memory

Does your brain fog and memory loss get worse under stress or is it consistent?

posted January 8, 2018
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I hear ya sister. I was the same still have those days but they are less. I pray. I went on HRT, I began taken multi vitamins. Sea kelp is a good one. Vitamin C is great too. When those tiny windows… read more

posted November 2

How Do You Respond To Insensitive Remarks?

How Do You Respond To Insensitive Remarks?

I have a friend who does not understand my fatigue level. She constantly is on the go and says "I only slept 2 (2-4 usually) hours last night" . The thing that upsets me is she says "just drink an energy drink" on a consistent basis. I've tried to explain it is not the same thing as just being "tired".

Does anyone have any suggestions on how to handle these scenarios?

Thanks in advance!

posted July 7, 2015
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I’m glad you found my response useful.😀

posted November 17
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