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What bits of "advice" do you wish people would stop telling you?

tags: advice

posted about 1 year ago by A MyFibroTeam User
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Asking for help is a sign of strength to me. It says that we know our limits and are secure enough to say, I need someone to help me. I know its a hard… read more

posted 4 days ago

How does the weather affect your fibromyalgia?

tags: weather

posted about 1 year ago by A MyFibroTeam User
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I have to do the same thing just in case, and if I dare take a nap any day my temp drops and I have chills and my fingers go numb so I really try never… read more

posted 5 days ago

Do you experience noise and light sensitivity because of your fibro?

tags: light sensitivity noise sensitive

posted 9 months ago by A MyFibroTeam User
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@A MyFibroTeam User, have you tried white noise where you sleep? Not like radio or TV. Some love a fan. A CD of white noises can be very helpful. You… read more

posted 1 day ago

Have you experienced any weight loss or weight gain as a result of taking your medication?

posted about 1 year ago by A MyFibroTeam User
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Hi @A MyFibroTeam User, I see we have a few things in common, as I am 58, am also a Nurse and I have Hypothyroidism as well! When I investigated… read more

posted about 21 hours ago

Does pain or depression make it hard to leave the house? How do you motivate yourself to get out?

posted 7 months ago by A MyFibroTeam User
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I too leave myself in the Lord's hands each day and pray.
I have not only fibro but a chronic bone infection and use a wheelchair and a walker.I am… read more

posted about 23 hours ago

Do you have a favorite quote or mantra that gets you through the day? The week?

posted about 1 year ago by A MyFibroTeam User
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Amen MillieWatson ! Thanks for that reminder, we can all use them sometimes.
Brenda

posted about 1 month ago

How do you describe a flare?

tags: Flare Fibro Flare ups

posted 10 months ago by A MyFibroTeam User
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i can be out for three weeks at a time.i used to do the weirdest thing,every friday i would fall where i was for 3 days, i learnt pretty guick to have… read more

posted 12 days ago

When you are around friends or family, how do you answer, “How are you feeling today?"

posted 6 months ago by A MyFibroTeam User
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Truthfully because I know they love me unconditionally and would want the truth. Even if I did lie they can see the pain in my face. Thanks

posted 13 days ago
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