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maryfibro24yrs posted:
Hello,
I heard Dr Oz was doing a segment on chronic pain yesterday so I propped up with my pillows and waited. I was disappointed that fibro wasn't mentioned, unless it was during one of my zone outs during the commercials and I forgot to check back in!
I'm feeling kinda sad too today, looks like my grand daughter won't be able to come down after all for her 2nd birthday. She got sick and her mom was running all around yesterday getting her chest x-rayed and putting her (the baby) on steroids and antibiodcts, for a viral infection of some sort.
So yeah, lonely for sure!
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squarley responded:
Sorry your sad, you think we get used to things not working out but we do not. I watched Dr. Oz ,they were right doctors do not take us at our word,and yes I was upset about FM not being mentioned,just to show us we our not accepted yet,how long is it going to take . I tell my DR. my legs and feet are tingly ,she says o anxiety,never mention my FM it says it is a symptom. So I know how you feel,lonely. Hugs Squarley
 
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Fibro36 responded:
I too was disappointed that one of the most painful conditions, being Fibro, wasn't mentioned. They actually didn't mention too many specific conditions, but was relieved that the medical profession has gotten it.....It being, not in our heads !
Hope you have some time with your 2 yr. old. As difficult as it is, it's worth the efforts to make those memories ! I have 4 grandsons...2 near by, and 2 that are 2 hrs. away. There's never enough time, but Fibro has robbed me of many memory making times. I try to take what I can and hope for more later. I have had Fibro for 23 yrs. was one of the firsts that spent yrs. trying to find a professional that could help me get relief. I now have a morphine pain pump implanted for the past 3 yrs. and do have some pain relief. For those of you who are in a severe condition, where I was, I encourage you to look into getting a Pain Specialist who is also an Anesthesiologist, because at some point, you may wish to try the pain pump. Any questions as to my personal path with Fibro. and treatments, feel free to email me. Cindy_Lucas@att.net
 
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maryfibro24yrs replied to Fibro36's response:
Thank you for the hugs Squarley, and to Fibro 36 I wish I could find a pain Dr that would give me something stronger. For years now I've been 'surviving' on Ibuprofen which is helping less and less and the pain keeps showing up in new places and much worse It's so horribly hot here in CFL but even having a fan blowing on me gives me crippling pain.
I never knew how much pure joy having a grandchild would bring me, I loved having my kids but it's just different somehow, maybe it's realizing that a part of me will go on into the furture. It's still up in the air as to if they are coming. Too bad there's no place to upload videos and pictures in here.
I did get a chuckle when the one lady on DR OZ said that her Dr told her to have more sex and that would help her feel better! I have had quite a few odd suggestions along that line from folks who "mean well" I wish I COULD but I hurt all the time so........
Onward and upward......
 
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pcfulone responded:
I watched the show too purposely for info on fibro. I kept waiting for it to be mentioned but it never was. Seems he focused in on chronic pain from injuries only.
I hope today brings a better frame of mind. I don't know about you, but ever since I have had fibro, things that make me sad seem to make me sadder than they used to. It's like it's magnified and harder to pull out of. I hate to feel like a woe is me person but I can't seem to help it.
I do hope that something today will brighten your day.
Lori


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