Summergirl, I put this thread up because your post was getting lost in the other thread. This way, members will see you and respond.
On the blue bar, right above the threads, you will see "New Topic". Click on that to start a post. Put a title in the subject line and then type away! When you are done, click on submit and you are set. Hope this helps you.
Welcome! Be sure to check out the Fibro 101 thread...the first thread on the forum. There is a lot of goot info there that can help you.
Hi I am new here as of today, i wanted to start a new post but did not know how. I was told i had fibromyalgia 12 yrs ago. i am 46 yrs old woman. I have suffered greatly. Especially in the beginning. Not knowing why my body was falling apart. It was frightening. And ya know after all these yrs , it still is , to me any way. I thought i had it beat when i was 40 yrs old. I went on a very strict diet , on my own, And i really dont know what happened but i got better 98 percent better. i was pain free. I was just starting to sign up for kick boxing lessons and a week later i was in bed,. I have no idea what happened. Here my miracle was gone. Now im at the worse of it. if it is still justy fibro. New painful aches and pains, ones i have never had before. I am scared to death, i need others to talk to. I hurt so bad especailly my head. i cant even ie it down on a pillow, im going throughh so much and no one understands , my mom did but she passed away 2 yrs ago. I had an mri on my brain for the bad headachess 2 yrs ago, and my neuro doc said i have a brain disease. He said hes not sure if its MS or Lyme Or something else but he wants to do a spinal a lumbar spinal on me. To me that is the most frighteneing thing to hear from him. I was in p/t from April to the end of august for a bulging disc in my lower back. i have so many strange symptoms from fibro im so scared to have the spinal i live with enough pain. I am afraid it will leave me with so many more things and issues, that i just dont think i could dela with. I have beeen with the same man 23 yrs and its finally tearing us apart. I am a strong person , but all of a sudden all these new symptoms and pai n i feel like im going to become a cripple and im scared it feels like the pain i have in my head will never go away. i dont know if im panicking or if ,,, oohhh i dont know im afraid to have th elumbar spinal Please some one talk to me. I am all alone with this i feel like im fighting for my life here and my sanity. my doctors just say they dont know how to help me honestly i dont think a spinal will. anyone who has a few moments to respond please do, i have been battleing this for 12 yrs i think im finally losing this battle. thank you Maria
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