Hi, Tammy, and welcome! I see that Margie directed you to the Fibro 101 thread. There are links in there with good info about fibromyalgia. You will learn a lot about it and, as they say, knowledge is power.
Moist heat is great for fibro. Hot showers and Bed Buddies feel great. You can find Bed Buddies at Walgreens and other places or you can make one using a tube sock. Fill the sock about 2/3's full of raw long grained rice and tie a knot in the end. You microwave this and it gives off moist heat. The moisture is in the rice!
You do need to keep moving with fibro. If you sit or lay too much, you will be stiff as a board. There are some good stretching exercises in the Fibro 101 thread and walking is great for you. So is water aerobics and swimming, if you have access to a pool.
Also, be sure to pace yourself when doing things. You can't do things in the same time frame as you used to. It will get done but it will take a little longer.
Read back posts and ask questions, too. That's what we are here for! Im so glad you found us and I hope to hear more from you soon.
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