Hi Sandy and welcome to the forum. A lot of what you have going on is 'normal' for FMS, sorry, but it shouldn't stop you from mentioning things to your dr. The problems w/ your stomach and bowels should be seen by a gastro. I have been there and I had to see a gastro yrs ago. I also have problems w/ chronic nausea, had to see my PCP who put me on Reglan.
I also have the problem w/ memory, words and sentences, it isn't pretty. Sometimes, I can remember the word, but I can't remember how to spell it cause I can't think what letter makes that sound. I have worked in a law office and as a teacher. It was a challenge.
Could your headaches be due to the lighting at work, I had that yrs ago. I had never suffered w/ headaches before. They were brutal.
I would suggest to check up the top of the page for a post called Fibro 101, several of the members compiled a lot of great info, it will give you a place to start. I would also suggest you get some books, first from the library to see which ones are most helpful to you. Then if there are some you like you can usually get them cheaper online (Amazon or such) than in your local bookstore.
Also, keep asking ??? here. The ppl here are just the best. They are very helpful pointing you to good info, lending an ear, and a shoulder when you need a friend.
Hope you're feeling better soon!
God bless. Alice.
I also have all those issues. I don't eat meals anymore, can't swallow, so I have ensure twice a day and, like you a buiscuit and cheese, or some other light supper. Oddly, I have no problem with eating salads, fruits and veg, and I drinka fair bit of milk. So, obviously, I'm not starving. I also just discovered this really cool yougurt smoothie, tastes great, only 130 calorries and will aid in digestion and regulating digestive tract. So, you are not alone. i also get frustrated with seeing my doc, as I feel he often blows things off, and is always in a rush. So, I write out my priority list, and try to get through as much as possible. I have broken down in tears in the doctor's office because sometimes, I cannot get my point across. So, I just decide to wait a week or so and try again.
You may want to get your thyroid checked and also get tested for Irritable bowel. These conditions are close buddies of fibro. Good luck. Hope you have some good days soon.