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ArmyCM I will begin to journal the details of my life when it comes to my fibromyalgia. I have been dealing with this for about 4 years at least, probably more. In the last 3 years, my health has declined significantly and I have seen many many providers in search of an answer. I hope that I can be a help to some else.


Feeling bad today

Sep 23 2011
I woke up today with a migraine.  Of course!  It's a Friday- I always seem to have a migraine then the weekend is near.  I am trying to get through the day and every muscle of my bodyfeels like it is on fire.  I am wondering how much pain medicine I can take and still do my job!  I have more Lidocaine patches on than square inches of skin.  They are popping out all over!  I am beginning to look like a mummy, just in time for Halloween.  Oh well...Work will be over in 5 hours and I can hit the bathtub, more pain meds and bed! Yeah!  It is sad when the highlight of the weekend is bed(to sleep)!!!!!

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written by brichard, September 24, 2011
Ohh my gosh!! I can so relate to you! I have been having severe headaches for almost 4 years and was just diagnosed FINALY with fibro a couple of months ago. I take elavil for the headaches and savella for the fibro. All I think about all day is my bed too. I have 3 kids and it's so hard to function when you're always being in pain. Doctors don't care and no one understands how bad we really feel. Or they just say " it's all in your head " just b/c the drs can't find anything on the MRI's, CT Scans, ect.... I hope you have a better day tmw! 
written by pinkapple, September 29, 2011
Hope you're feeling much better. I fully understand about taking the pain med and do the job and the bed.

((( hugsss )))

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