Thankyou ALL so much!
I live in beautiful Australia, but there is a catch with the particular area that I live in. In winter, we get below zero temps that freeze you crazy, and in summer we get the highest temps around- I get both extremes. Its either really cold or really hot- not too much inbetween. ive never noticed a correlation between my pain and rainy weather, but i will look out for it. yesterday before work i had to get the ice off my windscreen so i could see as i drove. yet in summer we swelter and are prone to major bushfires etc.
I also think my mattress is to blame- it cost a fortune and was super comfortable for ages, but now the springs have collapsed on one side and so im sleeping kinda crooked. im not in a position right now to buy the bed of my dreams (ive seen it, ive tested it out, but its AU $6,000 dollars) and contrary to popular belief (or the beliefs of my students) teachers are not paid particularly well.
Again, thankyou so much for taking the time to reply. My mum is a nurse and she was on nights last week and in a moment of quiet on the ward, she googled 'Fibro' and printed off info so she and my dad can be as understanding as possible. they are used to me being in poor health (see my signature) but they are still confused a bit as to what fibro really entails.
This is just a real bad flare. I think i will go and have a warm bath with radox salts in mum and dads ensuite spa. in my bathroom, the tub is tiny and im 6ft tall- trust me its not relaxing. Thanks so much again. Im usually in AP or Depression but whenever i come to Fibro, i am always treated like part of the family, so I thankyou. you are truly compassionate people.
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'He heals the broken hearted and binds up their wounds.' (Psalm 147:3)
Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, CFS, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Sinusitis, TMJ disorder, Asthma, Endometriosis, PCOS, Chronic E.N.T and Upper respiratory tract infections, Reactive Arthritis, GERD, IBS, Glandular fever, Migraines, Anemia, Chemical/Noise/Light sensitivity, Trichotilomania, PTSD, Seasonal Mood Disorder, OCD, Benign Vertigo, Impaired immune system. Tachycardia, tinnitus, low clotting factor= bruising. Tendonitis, Bursitis.
Meds: Zoloft 150mg. Xanax 4mg. Celebrex. Mobic. Panadeine Forte. Digesic. Nexium. Phenergan.Multiple surgeries- I bear the scars of my poor physical health.
Age:29. AP first DX @ 10. Fibro etc DX @14. Proud Aussie.