I've been doing really well for quite some time but had a stressful weekend and now seem to be flaring.
I have fibromyalgia along with my Lupus that I have mostly ignored but now I'm pretty sure that is what is acting up. I'm exhausted, not mentally but it takes focused energy to move, even to wiggle my fingers and toes. Every joint feels like it's stuffed with cotton and difficult to move. Joints and tendons hurt, some more than others - and the pain is moving around.
I know I need to keep moving to get things back in balance -- that hour I spent in the gym this morning gently stretching seemed like torture! Sure wanted to remain in bed with the covers over my head!!
I found that when your hands hurt it's *impossible* to squeeze the last bit of BenGay out of the tube!!!
I have a wide variety of meds around, most of which I don't take regularly anymore. I guess I'll try some pain medication and think about
some prednisone. I tried muscle relaxers yesterday without much improvement.
Doesn't help that I have a suddenly leaking kitchen faucet - need to get the plumber before I can do much cooking. Water is VERY helpful in the kitchen!
Hope you all are having a good day, it's actually fairly pretty here and I hate to miss it, but sure don't feel like moving.
Oh, also my face is all broken out with little pimple-like things. Never had that happen in relation to these other symptoms! Any ideas?
Lynnwood, Lupus & Sjogren's Moderator, Dx: 2002DIAGNOSING LUPUS & HW's LUPUS 101
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